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.
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.
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.
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.