Mexico protested this week after a US official used the word "insurgency" to describe drug-related violence sweeping our southern neighbor. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with analyst Denise Dresser about why Mexicans object to the word insurgency so much
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Irene Caselli about the latest in a long legal battle over the environmental legacy of oil drilling in the Ecuadorean Amazon. A court yesterday ordered the US company Chevron to pay damages of roughly $9 billion
For today's Geo Quiz, we're looking for 'Hell' on earth. Actually, it's the Spanish word for hell, Infierno. It's a community in South America. We want you to name the country this place called 'Hell' is in.
The Panama Canal revolutionized trade between the nations of the Atlantic and the Pacific when it opened in 1914. Now Colombia and China are talking about building an alternative to the Canal. From the Colombian capital, Bogota, John Otis reports.
Two well-known musicians in their respective countries have a new CD out - American guitarist Bill Frisell and Brazilian singer-songwriter Vinicius Cantuaria. Betto Arcos tells us about their recent collaboration.
The World's William Troop tells us about a musician from Brazil named Siba. He specializes in a kind of poetic street music that is popular in Brazil's northeastern corner. This is not samba, or bossa nova.