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This Is The 'Most Dangerous Road' In The World

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.22.2014 | Travel

Daredevils are always up for something scary when they travel, whether it involves doing a handstand on a sheer cliff, going rope jumping on a Greek i...

Bolivia's Anti-U.S. President Wins Third Term

AP | CARLOS VALDEZ | Posted 10.12.2014 | World

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Evo Morales easily won an unprecedented third term as Bolivia's president Sunday on the strength of the economic and politica...

Children Are Sacred

Ana Nance | Posted 10.10.2014 | World
Ana Nance

Most of this fast-growing, urban center of now over a million of Amerindian people was formed by migrant workers who came here to seek a better fortune. 'Cholitas' are Aymara women who have come to the city, and are also known for breaking social barriers.

Dynamite Doesn't Stop Peru's Narcos

Posted 09.22.2014 | World

PICHARI, Peru (AP) - The dynamiting of clandestine airstrips by Peruvian security forces in the world's No. 1 coca-growing valley cuts into profits bu...

Climate Change This Week: Energy Efficiency Saves Trillions, US Birds at Risk, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.20.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Looking above at recent temperature anomalies, much of the U.S. is experiencing well above normal warmer temperatures; the eastern Pacific warm spot continues to prevent much rain from reaching California, sending it into further drought.

Former Bolivian President Carlos Mesa Calls Brazilian Presidential Hopeful Marina Silva "Unpredictable"

Jeremy Bamidele | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics
Jeremy Bamidele

On Sept. 12, 2014 former Bolivian president and vice president, from 2003 to 2005 and 2002 to 2003 respectively, Carlos Mesa visited the Inn at Penn, located on the University of Pennsylvania's campus, to deliver a speech on the future of Latin America.

These Photos Capture The Lives Of Others Like You've Never Seen

The WorldPost | Chandran Nair | Posted 09.17.2014 | World

"The Other Hundred" is a unique photo book project aimed as a counterpoint to the Forbes 100 and other media rich lists by telling the stories of peo...

New Video Offers Peek At Stephany Flores' Killer Behind Bars

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 09.02.2014 | Crime

Days after Joran van der Sloot was transferred to a remote Peruvian penitentiary, a new video has surfaced featuring the killer behind bars. "I am ...

Overcoming Amputation in the Developing World

Jeff Peterson | Posted 10.29.2014 | Impact
Jeff Peterson

Technology is truly incredible. Watching Aimee Mullens' video "My 12 Pairs of Legs," I couldn't help but think about how amazing these prosthetics were, and yet how most people who need them would never have access.

Joran Van Der Sloot Moved To Remote Peruvian Prison

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.28.2014 | Crime

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Joran van der Sloot, the prime suspect in the 2005 disappearance of U.S. teen Natalee Holloway, has been moved to a remote Peruvia...

Climate Change This Week: Stormy Constipation, Solar Utility Comeback, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.16.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.

Genius in Microfinance - Reflections on Pancho Otero

Elisabeth Rhyne | Posted 10.12.2014 | World
Elisabeth Rhyne

In a recent retrospective, Rich Rosenberg called Pancho Otero, the founding leader of Bolivia's Prodem and BancoSol, a genius. With Pancho's sudden de...

Breathtaking Photos Of Witch Doctors And Healers Reveal The Spiritual Diversity Of Bolivia

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.25.2014 | Arts

Artists Thomas Rousset and Raphaël Verona traveled across the Altiplano region of Bolivia for a very specific reason. They wanted to photograph t...

A New Beginning for Amputees and the Visually Impaired in South America

Jeff Peterson | Posted 09.16.2014 | Impact
Jeff Peterson

I have never done anything like this in my life. On a whim, I decided to defer my MD/PhD program to volunteer in Bolivia. I was hoping to make at least a small difference in someone's life.

Bolivia Is On The Verge Of Making It Legal To Work From Age 10

AP | PAOLA FLORES | Posted 09.16.2014 | World

EL ALTO, Bolivia (AP) — Alicia weaves through El Alto's stalled traffic under a blazing sun, hawking colorful woven flowers to grumpy drivers and lo...

Bolivia Passes Law To Allow 10-Year-Olds To Work

AP | Posted 07.05.2014 | World

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia's Congress has passed legislation to allow children as young age 10 to work as long as it does not interfere with the...

This Photographer Wants You To See Street Dogs In A New Light

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 07.01.2014 | Green

For around a year now, Raul Valda has been taking beautiful photos of Bolivian street dogs. He started the project in response to a rough period o...

The 21 Most Spectacular Lakes on Earth

minube | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel
minube

We've gone through the tips and photos from the minube travel community to find these 21 drops of pure, unadulterated freshwater goodness. From the islands of the Philippines to the mountains of Canada, the 21 Most Spectacular Lakes on Earth!

Two Simple Words: I Decide

Alexander Sanger | Posted 07.15.2014 | Impact
Alexander Sanger

At least 200 million women want to avoid pregnancy yet lack access to modern contraception. What would it take to shrink this number to zero? A mere $8.1 billion -- or about 1 percent of what Americans spent during the 2013 holidays.

Bolivia Fires Hundreds Of Soldiers After Protest

AP | Posted 04.25.2014 | Latino Voices

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia's military leaders on Thursday ordered the dismissal for sedition of 702 enlisted men who had been protesting to dema...

Exploring the Magnificent Railway Boneyard Near Uyuni, Bolivia

Tom Moran | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel
Tom Moran

In his book Ghost Train through the Andes, author Michael Jacobs tells of how Bolivia's then-president, Aniceto Arce, saw a modern transport network as the key to his country's prosperity, transforming Bolivia into a 'land of the future'.

One Night in Katmandu

Nevo I. Shinaar | Posted 06.24.2014 | Impact
Nevo I. Shinaar

For Passover is not merely a celebration of the triumphant emancipation of the Hebrew slaves of old, it is also a time for contemplation of the basic human phenomena that seem to recur time and time again throughout history.

The 17 Most Amazingly Epic Places on Earth

minube | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel
minube

2014-04-25-20140424YaltaElliKraizbergthumb.jpgDo the usual cities and beaches leave you a bit... underwhelmed? Well, we're here to bring you to a magical realm of bubbling volcanoes, cliff-top castles, and roaring waterfalls.

Who Ruins the World? Travelers? A Chat With Gringo Trails Director Pegi Vail (Part 2 of 2)

Adedana Ashebir | Posted 06.07.2014 | Travel
Adedana Ashebir

I think traveling is among the best ways we can all get to know one another around the world and be more aware of, respect, and enjoy both our similarities and differences.

Who Ruins the World? Travelers? A Chat with "Gringo Trails" Director Pegi Vail (Part 1 of 2)

Adedana Ashebir | Posted 05.18.2014 | Travel
Adedana Ashebir

"Perhaps the time has come that guidebooks highlight newer destinations in favor of one that's overrun to allow them some breathing space."