Economix

Argentina debt plan ruled 'illegal' in US court

Argentina's plan to exit its debt default by asking investors holding defaulted bonds to swap them for new locally issued debt has been ruled "illegal" by a US court.

Living / People

With Subway in the Sky, Valley Meets Plateau

In these two cities, geography and rank stand in inverse relation. La Paz — the seat of government, old money and a lighter-skinned elite — sits in a valley. Above it on a high plateau is the.....

Opinion

  • Neo-Communitarianism

    The Post´s integral purpose and its Publisher´s  basis for thoughtful  action is the intercultural digital communication to and from the Latam communities in order to emerge as a primary machanism for social coordination.
  • Believers in U.S. decline will be disappointed

    But to believe that capitalism and its most visible face — the United States — are in an inexorable decline as Venezuela’s ruling party states and a surprising number of Venezuelans, Argentines, Bolivians and other Latin Americans still believe, flies in the face of reality. In fact, the opposite is true.

  • Latin America’s Talent for Tolerance

    Before every World Cup match in Brazil, the players lined up in front of a banner that read, “Say No to Racism.” The message was particularly directed toward the soccer stadiums of Europe, where there have been many instances of racial taunting and physical aggression by hostile fans against African and other black players.



Latam Media

Has Brazil's anti-inflation Real Plan worked?

Spotlight

Colombia head backs medical cannabis

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has said he supports the legalisation of marijuana for medical use.

Stealth Censorship in Venezuela

It’s an odd feeling, being silenced. On the Fourth of July, I heard that El Universal, Venezuela’s century-old newspaper, and among the oldest in Latin America, had been sold to a recently.....

Death threats to Amazon tribe leader

One of Brazil's most prominent indigenous leaders has called for police protection following a series of death threats.

Venezuela trial 'test for democracy'

One of Venezuela's main opposition leaders, Leopoldo Lopez, has told a judge in Caracas that his trial on charges of inciting violence will be a test for the country's democracy.

Southbound Travel

Sleeping on stilts in the Amazon

As 75-year-old villager Antônio Gomes told us stories of growing up in Boca do Mamirauá, a tiny settlement in the northern Amazon rainforest, I tried to ignore the tiny blue flies biting through my.....

Brazil hopes World Cup will boost tourism

From pink dolphins to ecolodges, Brazil hopes the World Cup will boost tourism, but Amazon can handle visitors in small doses.

A World cup food & drink crawl in SÃO PAULO

Every four years, the World Cup erupts to the joy of millions around the world, some of whom converge on the host country to join the month-long festivities. Although only a fraction of fans manage.....

Tourism impacts tradition of Amazonian Indians

During the last years researchers have discovered an important impact of tourism on traditional Amazonian Indian practices such as agriculture and hunting.

Wellness

This Pill Can Stop HIV

The drug that could end the HIV pandemic is already here. Branded Truvada, this pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) prevents HIV infection by blocking.....

4 Easy, Proven Ways To Relieve Stress

Stressed out after a long day at work? You're not alone. More than 8 in 10 employed Americans are stressed out about their jobs, according to a.....

Link Between Sleep Deprivation And False Memories

Sleep deprivation is a serious safety issue and has been implicated in everything from oil spills to plane crashes to nuclear power plant explosions...

6 Fitness Trainer Habits You Can Follow Too

As a group fitness instructor and health coach, I am often asked the same questions: What do you do to stay fit? What do you eat? How often do you.....

Identity / Culture

Second group of Amazonian Indians makes contact with outside world

A second group of Amazonian Indians who have never before had contact with the outside world have emerged near the border with Brazil and Peru, heightening fears that the uncontacted tribes are.....

A legend that lives on

Guatavita is a small green lake set in a crater in the hills north of Bogotá. The fact you need to climb up to this very circular body of water is somewhat strange: it doesn’t seem quite natural,.....

Football in Latam - Jogo complicado

The history of the beautiful game in Latin America can be quite ugly:ethnic divisions within countries and bitter rivalries between them played out on the pitch. Political turmoil came to be.....

A Win for Latin America’s Middle Class

World Cup Displays a Region’s Old Passions and Its New Wealth

Ideas

Giant crocodile fossil discovered in northern Colombia

Scientists in northern Colombia have discovered the fossilized remains of a nearly 900-pound crocodile that roamed the earth 65 million years ago.

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