Growing asparagus has taken many in Peru from poverty to profitability. No, they're not rich, but lives have gotten much better. But there's a big downside. The country's agricultural heartland is going dry, as its aquifer runs low.
Evo Morales swept into power in Bolivia as the first indigenous president in a nation that counts indigneous people as almost two-thirds of its population. He promised reforms and has followed through, though many say they're not far-reaching enough. Or they're just not buying in at all.
With declining domestic demand amid increased domestic capacity, coupled with soaring international needs for refined petroleum products, for the first time in 62 years, this year the United States is expected to export more petroleum fuel products than it imports.
The New 7 Wonders group has a new, more natural list of Wonders of the World. Visiting them will take you from South America to Africa to Asia and introduce you to some of Mother Nature's most breath-taking sites.
At least 7 children and 1 adult were killed Thursday when a freight train crashed into their school bus. About 45 people were reported to be injured.
American culture has a way of spreading. in the case of Roller Derby, it found its way to Colombia, in South America, by way of a Hollywood movie, Whip it.
There are 130,000 candidates running in the October 30 elections for governor, mayor and local councils in Columbia, and more than 10 percent have criminal records.
The chanchona band, Los Hermanos Lovo trace their roots back to rural El Salvador, and they're all about the party.
Immigration rights activists say some of Colorado's immigrant sheep herders are being exploited by ranchers who deny them medical care and pay unfair wages.
Ancient Andean crops and farming methods are revived as Peruvians struggle to deal with the effects of climate change.