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Amidst Scandal and Crisis, a Way Forward For Resource Governance in Latin America

Daniel_Kaufmann | Posted 04.17.2015 | World
Daniel_Kaufmann

Countries like Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru are among the resource-rich economies in Latin America that have made inroads their extractive sectors, particularly regarding transparency in revenues. Others are embroiled in major economic crises, like Venezuela.

World Bank's Peru Consultation Ends Early With a Walkout

Nezir Sinani | Posted 04.14.2015 | Green
Nezir Sinani

Like previous consultations, Lima was draped in a sense of secrecy with a total lack of transparency from the get go. This is not the way to start out on the right foot.

Latin American Corporate Finance: Is There a Dark Corner?

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 04.08.2015 | Business
Otaviano Canuto

Since last year there has been much talk of possible financial stress stemming from increased debt leverage in non-financial corporates of emerging markets economies. A recent study has brought to light some key evidence on the Latin American case.

Climate Change This Week: The Midwest Threat, Green Money Flows, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.04.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Gocomics.com "whether an event is caused by climate change ... is the wrong ques...

Circle the Planet -- at the San Francisco Bay Area Travel Show

Nicholas Kontis | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
Nicholas Kontis

Looking for a special resort in Fiji, or perhaps you're planning a safari in East or South Africa. Has the cold U.S. winter put Mexico or the Caribbean on the brain? Planning a magical vacation to India or perhaps a California road trip.

Seven Destinations for an Exceptional Easter Family Trip

Jacada Travel | Posted 04.03.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

With Spring approaching, it's time to plan that Easter break. Each of these seven destinations make the ideal family holiday.

The Heat Is On: Via Campesina and Allies Challenge Climate Capitalism

Salena Tramel | Posted 03.28.2015 | Green
Salena Tramel

A new report by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) indisputably confirms what many scientists had predicted: 2014 is officially the hottest year on record.

The Most Romantic Places to Spend Valentine's Day

Jacada Travel | Posted 03.28.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

In this idyllic archipelago in the Indian Ocean, stay on an exclusive private island, such as Desroches or Denis, for an unrivalled island escape.

Daily Meditation: Heritage

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.22.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Woman Who Escaped Her Sex Trafficking Captors Becomes Advocate For Victims

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 01.18.2015 | Impact

After Jhinna Pinchi escaped her sex traffickers in 2009, she braved her way through death threats and triumphed over legal red tape repeatedly in an e...

Political Risk in Countries Around the World in First Quarter 2015

Dr. Maha Hosain Aziz | Posted 03.09.2015 | World
Dr. Maha Hosain Aziz

Global issues like terrorism, the economy, climate change and Middle East turmoil will sadly burden us this quarter and all year. These are factors that may hinder stability in the international system - that's global political risk in a nutshell.

7 Places To Go Offline In 2015

Fathom | Posted 03.09.2015 | Travel
Fathom

Make it a low-fi, analog, or tech-free vacation in these far-off places.

Will Chevron Ever Do the Right Thing

Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D. | Posted 03.05.2015 | World
Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D.

The Pastaza and Kawapi Rivers in Ecuador come together near the border of Peru. At their confluence fresh water pink dolphins rise to the surface and nod their heads. Nearby toucans and parrots land. These animals and many more are a part of the ecosystem that is as pure and unadulterated as any in the world.

Top 15 International Destinations for 2015

Peggy Goldman | Posted 03.02.2015 | Travel
Peggy Goldman

Every New Year's resolution involves three key ingredients -- the commitment to better one's self, the passion to try something new, and the inevitable promise to venture beyond one's comfort zone -- and no one act accomplishes those goals more than international travel.

Cooking on the Amazon River With Pedro Miguel Schiaffino

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 02.24.2015 | Taste
Emily Elyse Miller

We spent five days learning about the cuisine of this area through the cooking of chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino. Aboard the Aqua Amazon is where he can get creative with Amazonian ingredients like camu camu berries, wild cashews and a very interesting nut.

How Some Peruvians Celebrate Christmas

Posted 12.29.2014 | World

BY LAURA SECORUN PALET, OZY Christmas should be a time for peace and joy, but, as we all know, “quality time” with family and friends can drive...

Latin America Must Continue Its Leadership Past COP-20

Adrianna Quintero | Posted 02.17.2015 | Green
Adrianna Quintero

Central and South American countries stand at a key crossroads; as environmentally and economically vulnerable countries, they have much to lose in the face of devastating climate change.

COP20: Rounding the Turn on the Road to Paris

Carl Pope | Posted 02.14.2015 | Green
Carl Pope

A new and genuine, if inadequate, global climate architecture has been teed up for next year in Paris. But whether Paris serves as the foundation for steadily more ambitious climate progress or is the marker of the reality that that world will not break the back of fossil-fuel dominance is going to be determined by how the world community reacts to five new realities.

Climate Change This Week: New Solar Record, Murder, a Flying Donut, And More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.14.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. * * Vier Pfoten/Four Paws/RHOI/Rex/AP Palm Oil is Lethal for Mother and Child: Thi...

At the Heart of COP20: Loss and Damage

Bianca Jagger | Posted 02.13.2015 | Green
Bianca Jagger

Over the past thirteen days world leaders and representatives from 195 countries, members of the business community, academics, NGOs, indigenous and grassroots organisations, a total of over 12,000 international visitors have descended on Lima.

Greenpeace Offends Peru With Nazca Lines Stunt

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.12.2014 | World

Greenpeace is apologizing to the people of Peru after pulling a stunt at the site of the sacred Nazca lines. Government officials claim the action dam...

John Kerry Calls on All Nations to Act Responsibly at UN Climate Conference in Lima, Peru

Keith Peterman | Posted 02.11.2015 | Green
Keith Peterman

Kerry stated, "If we fail, future generations will not and should not forgive those of us here today. It will be an historic moral failure."

People's Climate March in Lima Unites Citizen Voices of the Americas

Keith Peterman | Posted 02.10.2015 | Green
Keith Peterman

Governments and their negotiators gathered in Lima for the UN climate conference (COP 20) must produce a meaningful agreement that will save our planet from the devastating effects of climate disruption.

Searching for Stress Relief

Melissa Heisler | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Heisler

Now today I am healthier than I have ever been. I will not lie to you and say every day is perfect, but I have learned how to make each and every day be the best it can be. I have a daily routine that keeps me centered to weather any storm.

Ban Ki-Moon's Provides Cautious Optimism for a Positive Outcome at UN Climate Conference

Keith Peterman | Posted 02.09.2015 | Green
Keith Peterman

Ban opened the session with apologies for canceling his briefing scheduled for an earlier time slot this morning. For a world leader who has extraordinary responsibilities, he exudes a genuine, gentle personality. His intellect and temperament likely serve him well in the negotiating room.