Climate Change Might Be Destroying This Ancient Peruvian Archaeological Site
Experts say that more intense rainfall, brought about El Niño, is flooding and eroding the centuries-old Chan Chan site, located on Peru's northwest coast.
Peru and Chile's Maritime Rivalry Triggers Diplomatic Crisis Over Alleged Espionage
The government of Peru lodged an official complaint after it emerged that Peru's military courts had detained two Peruvian naval officers accused of selling information to Chile.
Ecuador Going After 'Ink Assassin' Over Controversial Political Cartoon
Ecuadorian satirist Bonil has come under government fire for a depiction of a soccer player-turned-politician, which they deemed "socio-economically discriminatory."
Peru's Indigenous Communities Are Fighting Back Against Environmental Contamination by Seizing Oil Wells
The government has failed to sufficiently regulate the oil sector, say the protestors, and runoff from drilling has poisoned rivers and streams.
Climate Change Might Be the Greatest Threat to Potato Cultivation in 8,000 Years
Rising temperatures are forcing farmers to grow their potatoes at higher altitudes, but as mountain peaks become slimmer, so do the opportunities for successful cultivation.
UN Climate Change Talks Reach Agreement to Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions
After days of discord, negotiators from nearly 200 nations approve a framework for cutting greenhouse gas emissions that will be approved next year in Paris.