A new collaboration between percussionist Eric Bobo and Chilean beatmaster Latin Bitman is out. It's a funky blend of cumbia, Afrobeat, hip-hop and electronica. The duo's debut album is called Welcome to the Ritmo Machine.
What if the Red Sox decided to fork out for a group crypt or Lady Gaga got to build her own grave the size of a small pyramid guarded by two huge sphinxes? In the General Cemetery of Santiago, Chile, such things are possible, as Olivia Crellin reports.
Along the Atacama Desert, the Chinchorro people chosen to mummify their people, rather than simply bury them. Scientists have for years wondered why. A new study suggests it's all because of climate change.
David Cameron wants changes to EU immigration and movement laws, or else, but Germany says 'no way,' creating a stalemate. Meanwhile, the Chilean miners who spent two months trapped underground in 2010 continue to suffer from emotional problems. And a French comedian faces more trouble over allegations of racism and anti-semitism — in today's Global Scan.
In today's Geo Quiz we asked which of these three passages, the Gulf of Aden, the Drake Passage, or the Strait of Malacca, is considered pirate free? The answer is the Drake Passage, off the southern tip of South America.
Sebasti-n Piñera has been sworn in as president of Chile, minutes after it was hit by the largest aftershock since last month's devastating earthquake. Piñera's presidency ends two decades of left-wing rule in Chile. The BBC's Gideon Long reports.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with organizational psychologist Robert Sutton of Stanford University about how one of the Chilean miners acted as the epitome of the ï¿½good boss' to his colleagues underground.
To protect endangered populations of fish, scientists are devising new techniques that can identify where a fish was caught. This should enable regulators to make sure fish being sold are from sustainably harvested populations. Ari Daniel Shapiro reports.