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Monsanto's South American Invasion Met With Resistance In Costa Rica
World  (tags: world, humanrights, South America, GMOS )

- 1561 days ago -
Monsanto has begun its domination in South America in countries such as Brazil, who have embraced the GMO seeds in much the same fashion as the United States
Our Right to Poison: Lessons From the Failed War on Drugs
World  (tags: war on drugs, cocain, Central America, South America, Europe, Afghanistan )

- 1576 days ago -
Global support grows for legalizing drugs. The global war on drugs has cost billions and taken countless lives -- but achieved little. The scant results finally have politicians and experts joining calls for legalization..
Drug Legalization in Latin America: Could It Be the Answer?
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, crime, death, government, politics, society, South America, violence, world )

- 1709 days ago -
Legalization appeals to Latin American countries for a variety of reasons. First, the countries too often frequented by violence believe that legalization can be an effective deterrent to drug-related crime.
World  (tags: South America, Colombia, interesting, government, news, politics, world, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms )

- 2047 days ago -
Over the past 10 years, Colombia has enjoyed a huge change in fortunes. The economy is humming, drug-related violence is down and security forces have corralled the rebel FARC guerillas. From infrastructure to corruption, however, some serious problems pe
Why Nicaragua and Costa Rica Are in a Tense Standoff Over a Remote Swamp
World  (tags: world, conflict, South AMerica, South America, politics, violence, government, society )

- 2397 days ago -
Costa Rica and Nicaragua are at loggerheads over control of a remote island on the San Juan River. Google Maps and The Hague have been sucked into the dispute
2 Miners Found Dead After Ecuador Tunnel Collapse
World  (tags: Ecuador, world, miners, mine collapse, mine rescue, South America, Latin America )

- 2441 days ago -
Search teams found the bodies of two miners Saturday and were still looking for two other men missing since a tunnel collapsed 490 feet (150 meters) underground the previous day.
Venezuela Importers: Chavez Strangling Business
World  (tags: world, South America, South America, Chavez, politics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

- 2601 days ago -
Business leaders accused President Hugo Chavez on Sunday of attempting to strangle Venezuelan businesses that rely on imports by making them pay more for foreign-made products.
Chile Quake Moves City More Than 10 Feet
World  (tags: chile, earthquake, santiago, concepcion, south america )

- 2662 days ago -
The magnitude-8.8 earthquake that rocked the west coast of Chile last month was violent enough to move the city of Concepcion at least 10 feet to the west and the capital, Santiago, about 11 inches to the west-southwest, researchers said.
The Ancient Nasca Lines of Peru Shed Their Secrets.
World  (tags: archealogy, Discovery, GoodNews, interesting, Peru. plain of nasca, South America )

- 2670 days ago -
No flying saucers or chariots of the gods, just some basic rituals to make a hard life with a water shortage a little easier.
Iran's Leader Makes Inroads in Latin America
World  (tags: iran, politics, world, Venezuela, south america, interesting, government, news )

- 2766 days ago -
Ahmadinejad wraps up three-country tour with visit to Venezuela
Why Ecuador and South America Despise the USA's "War on Drugs"
World  (tags: South America, ecuador, Drug war, usa )

- 2834 days ago -
The U.S. "War on Drugs" is despised by almost everyone except for those who benefit from it (the DEA, prison corporations, paramilitary contractors, etc.). In South America, the War on Drugs is especially disliked for many good reasons
Venezuelan President Strengthens Relations With Libya, Algeria, and Syria on Tour
World  (tags: Venezuela, solidarity, international solidarity, anti-imperialism, global south, south-south cooperation, Latin America, South America, UNASUR, Union of South American Nations, Africa, African Union, Libya, Algeria, Syria, u.s., usa, US bases, troops )

- 2846 days ago -
President Hugo Chavez compared the African Union's disapproval of the USA's military operations on the African continent through AFRICOM to the rejection of the increased U.S. military presence in Colombia by UNASUR (the Union of South American Nations).
Taking on the Drug Cartels
World  (tags: world, mexico, south america, Sinaloa, Gulf, Tijuana, drugs, cartels, narco-terrorism, crime, death, marijuana, heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine, violence, war )

- 3037 days ago -
After law enforcement agencies broke up the Medellin and Cali cartels, Mexicans stepped in to fill the void. Today, Mexico's big three, the Sinaloa, Gulf and Tijuana cartels, control most of the sales of drugs to U.S. consumers from San Diego to Boston.
The Amazonian Tribe That Hid From the Rest of the World Until Now - Americas, World - The Independent
World  (tags: South America, tribal people, humans, news )

- 3312 days ago -
Three near-naked figures are visible in the forest clearing. Two of them are men, their bodies daubed with a red dye, and they are aiming their bows at the sky. A third figure appears to be a woman, her body blackened and only her pale hands and face betr
Country Profile: Uruguay
World  (tags: Uruguay, South America, Democracy )

- 3350 days ago -
Uruguay has traditionally been better off than many other countries in South America, and is known for its advanced education and social security systems and liberal laws governing social issues such as divorce.

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