South America

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit: Mercedes Sosa

Argentines lined the streets of Buenos Aires today to honor a national hero. A hearse carried the body of folk singer Mercedes Sosa through the streets of the capital. Sosa died yesterday. She was 74 years old. Marco Werman has more.

Conflict & Justice

Roadblocks in Buenos Aires

Ian Mount reports on the popularity of one particular form of protest in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The roadblock is used by everyone from the unemployed to war veterans to highlight their demands � whatever they may be.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz links North, Central, and South America. The answer is the American Cordilleran System. Jacob Thompson and some friends rode the whole thing on their mountain bikes. He tells us about their trip.

Global Politics

Trapped Chilean miners alive

A Chilean copper and gold mine collapsed 17 days ago and stranded 33 men. The men were found alive but there's a catch. It could take months to carve a tunnel big enough for them to get out. Jeb Sharp reports.