Argentina is believed to have one of the highest rates of femicide — the killing of women simply because of their gender. The #NiUnaMenos campaign started there to highlight violence against women. But this past year, one of its greatest champions became a victim of femicide herself.
The proposal at first was controversial because of the thriving illegal drug trade: Peru is the world's second largest producer of coca leaves — the source plant for cocaine — and some worried that drug gangs would branch into the marijuana business.
An estimated 250 million people are employed in worker cooperatives worldwide. Argentina is one interesting case study, where a crashing economy drove workers to stage takeovers. But the conservative leader is not a fan.
The answer to our Geo Quiz today is Rosario. The Argentine city outside Buenos Aires has erected a new monument to its best-known native son, Ernesto "Che" Guevara. Correspondent Ian Mount prepared our report.
Today is the 14th anniversary of the bombing of the Jewish community center in Buenos Aires where 85 people were killed, but despite the blame placed on Hezbollah and Iran for the bombing by the Argentine government
Psychologists and physical therapists believe learning to tango can help people suffering from Alzheimers, Parkinson's Disease, and depression, and Richard Reynolds finds out more at the first International Conference on Tango Therapy.
Commodity exports have soared in recent years and they've helped cushion Latin America from much of the global downturn. But many countries including Argentina are still vulnerable. Ian Mount sent us this report from Buenos Aires.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Mt. Darwin in Tierra del Fuego at the southern tip of South America. As The World's David Leveille reports, the mountain was named in honor of Charles Darwin on February 12, 1834 -- his 25th birthday.