American grain producers are suffering through their worst drought in a half century. But soy producers in Argentina are looking forward to record crops and profits. Ian Mount has the story from Buenos Aires.
Peru's president Ollanta Humala was elected in 2011 partly on a pledge to protect the environment. He's declared a state of emergency in the Pastaza RIver basin, and gave an Argentinian oil company operating there three months to clean up.
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 ï¿½ whatever they may be.
La Bomba de Tiempo ("Time Bomb") is one of the hottest shows in Buenos Aires these days. It's a percussion explosion - 18 musicians dressed in bright red overalls playing djembes, bass drums, claves and congas.
Argentines love to go to Florida. But, Argentina limits the amount of money its citizens can take out of the country, and it restricts their purchase of dollars. So some Miami businesses have taken the step of accepting Argentine pesos.