Most Commented Stories Tagged: South America

Arts, Culture & Media

ChocQuibTown

A hip Colombian rap band from the Pacific Coast of Columbia has made it big in Bogota. Now the group is proving itself in the US. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the leader singer of ChocQuibTown.

Politics

Colombian guerrilla hails from Netherlands

A new documentary and book are telling the story of an unlikely member of Colombia's FARC guerrilla force, a female university professor from the Netherlands. She sought out and joined the FARC rebels about 8 years ago. Reporter John Otis has the story.

Arts, Culture & Media

Brazil's Mauricio de Souza

Drummer and bandleader Mauricio de Souza called Brazil home when he was a child. He's called the US home since he came here as a teenager thirteen years ago. And ever since, he's been busy on several musical fronts. The World's Ken Bader has his story.

Politics

Colombian farmers regain land

During Colombia's long-running civil war, many farmers were forced off their land. Now the government is trying to help farmers return to their land in an effort to pacify the countryside. John Otis reports.