south america

tech-science

The Smallest Fossilized Monkey Ever Is the Size of a Hamster

Parvimico materdei lived about 18 million years ago in what is now the Peruvian Amazon.
Becky Ferreira
7.29.19
News

Canada Grants More Religions Ability to Import Ayahuasca

A total of five religious groups now are allowed to use the hallucinogenic in their ceremonies.
Sarah Krichel
5.9.19
Travel

I Biked the Most Dangerous Road in the World

The old highway that connects the city of La Paz with the tropical Bolivian Yungas is one of the most dangerous roads on the planet. For daring cyclists, it’s a tourist destination.
Miguel Ángel Vicente de Vera
8.31.18
URUGUAY

Here’s what Uruguay has learned when it comes to legalizing weed

After becoming the first country to legalize cannabis the sky has not fallen but problems over securing supply and bank access continue.
Chris Arsenault
3.22.18
Drugs

Want To Help Save the Planet? Stop Doing Coke

Reminder: Even your moderate consumption contributes to significant deforestation.
Billy Eff
11.14.17
Narcomania

My Life as an International Cocaine Smuggler

Pieter "Posh Pete" Tritton was making £30,000 a month while he was still in his twenties – but it wasn't long before it all came crashing down.
Max Daly
8.8.17
El Salvador

"We will kill all trans people here": El Salvador's trans community lives in fear

Rossalyn Warren
4.27.17
Photos

See the Amazonian Way of Life Before It's Gone

Misha Vallejo's intimate photo essay captures everyday people before the new Manta-Manaus Corridor transforms South America.
Misha Vallejo
4.20.17
true crime

How Jim Jones Went from Civil Rights Leader to Cult Murderer

Before he was the notorious head of a murder-suicide cult, the Indiana preacher was a socialist who fought Jim Crow.
Seth Ferranti
4.10.17
Donald Trump

Trump Towers Rio still hasn't been built — and the residents it pushed out couldn't be happier

Clare Richardson
2.13.17
Behind The Lens

Inside The Rolling Stones' Trip Across Latin America

We sit down with the filmmakers of new doc 'Olé Olé Olé!' to find out how they chronicled a band that's done it all already, culminating in The Stones playing to 1 million fans in Cuba.
Alex Godfrey
11.11.16
copa libertadores

Four Killed Amidst Copa Libertadores Celebrations

Most people involved in Wednesday night's celebrations were predominantly cheering for the same side.
Liam Daniel Pierce
7.29.16
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