Most Shared Stories Tagged: South America

Arts, Culture & Media

XXY

A film about a teen born with both male and female genitalia is causing a stir in Argentina; Reporter Beth Accomando speaks to the director of "XXY."

Arts, Culture & Media

Amazon bio-piracy

Host Marco Werman speaks with author Joe Jackson about bio-piracy in the Amazon rainforest; Jackson is the author of "The Thief at the End of the World: Rubber, Power and the Seeds of Empire."

Science, Tech & Environment

Rainmaking in the Amazon

The Amazon rain forest is a crucial player in the global climate system�for one thing it's a massive store of carbon, but The World's Alex Gallafent climbs a scientific tower in the Brazilian Amazon to explore another function: rainmaking.

Global Politics

Making the people's bicycle

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's James Ingham in Caracas about a joint venture by Venezuela and Iran: the two oil producers are joining forces to produce bicycles in government-run, socialist factories.

Global Politics

Chavez calls for hostage release

Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's James Ingham in Caracas about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's surprise call for Colombia's FARC rebels to release all their hostages and seek a negotiated settlement with the Colombian government.