Thanks again to Lorraine Caputo.
The planned dam at Belo Monte, in Brazil’s Amazonian basin, has been halted by a judge so that more environmental impact studies can be made.
Chile’s president faces tough questions about reconstruction one year after his country was struck by a devastating earthquake. For information about Chile’s tourism infrastructure after the quake, check out VIVA’s Chile guidebook.
A border dispute with Nicaragua has many in Costa Rica reconsidering their country’s commitment to fielding no standing army.
Cannons found in a Panamanian river might have belonged to the famed pirate Henry Morgan.
Archeologists working at the Inca site of Vilcabamba have uncovered tombs from a much earlier culture.