Newt Gingrich is using Chile as the laboratory example for his proposal on Social Security reform. But his data about the Chilean experience is dead wrong and misleading.
Diving in Salas y Gómez was like going back in time in Easter Island. The team found an incredible amount of marine life in the marine park, including scores of Galapagos sharks, large amberjacks, huge lobsters, and colorful corals that covered the sea floor.
No Brazilian has won the award since Romario in 2000. Neymar's achievement caps a phenomenal year for the 19 year old Brazilian.
For this list, we look past the usual tourist hotspots in favor of destinations that are a bit more off-the-beaten-path, a little less-visited and slightly more adventurous.
Not even 24 hours after touching down in Santiago, Chile, I was on the road again. Destination? The Chilean desert.
We've got it bad. Wanderlust, that is...
Opportunities for outdoor activities and sports in Pucón abound, like kayaking around the peninsula or rafting down Class 4 rapids. Travelers can also hike in the nearby Huerquehue National Park and stop for a swim at one of the park's waterfalls or lakes. Once you're done, this is the place to spend the night.
As the rich flock to Punta del Este to visit their money over the long Christmas season known as la temporada, Uruguay faces diplomatic pressure from ...
The 72 percent of Australians who no longer want Australian troops to participate in the U.S./NATO war in Afghanistan will have to work very hard to be heard by their leaders.
Even if it's not the ideal solution, we have to begin to think seriously about quotas. Otherwise, we will have to wait decades to see real change.
As the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation gets ready for its CEO summit this weekend, all eyes will be on the leaders of those countries that are not just weathering the global downturn but booming.
Chilean Spanish is hard (for me). Guatemalan Spanish is slow, deliberate. Guatemalans pronounce all their letters. I got over-confident with my Spanish level.
As my plane started its descent into Santiago, Chile, I felt the excitement build within my chest. After my 10-hour night flight from Dallas, I was feeling worse for wear but highly anticipated what would await me in Chile's capital.
Current benefits to those in retirement or about to retire will not be cut. But simply adding these unfunded benefits to the deficit would be dangerous; it would increase the yearly deficit to more than 10% of GDP, worse than the deficit in Greece.
What's the point of spending money on all clean technology, when it is clearly more cost-effective to clean up residential wood burning?
Make a date with art and indulge your inner creative soul in these vibrant arty cities.