Most Commented Stories Tagged: South America

Arts, Culture & Media

Immortal Technique

Judith Sloan profiles a Peruvian-born rapper and political activist known as Immortal Technique. He's on a mission to help orphans in Afghanistan. That's quite a contrast to his wild years as a teenager and the 12 months he spent in prison.

Arts, Culture & Media

Very Be Careful

There are a lot of bands in the US today blending Latin tinged rhythms with � rock, pop, hip-pop, pick your genre. The group Very Be Careful wants to be different. They stick close to their Colombian roots. Marco Werman explains more on today's show.

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

We're looking for the country with the highest percentage of rainforest cover on Earth; The answer is Suriname in South America. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Russell Mittermeier, primatologist and president of 'Conservation International.'

Arts, Culture & Media

Cuarto Poder

One of the biggest rap groups in Venezuela have released their first album in the US. The group, Cuarto Poder, got their start over ten years ago playing in a historic square in Caracas. Reporter Will Grant met some band members there.