Bolivia’s president responds to jibes about indigenous communities from Brazil

The battle lines between the rise of populist, right-wing agendas and the last of South America’s leftist leaders is becoming more defined as verbal attacks tempt response. It comes in the form of Bolivia’s indigenous President Evo Morales, who has hit back at Brazilian authorities who recently attacked urban indigenous communities in Brazil. Bolivian President

Scientists discover that chocoholics existed over 5,400 years ago

For visitors to South America, the quest for cacao is one that somewhat dominates the tourist trail and takes precedence in regions associated with the Amazon such as Peru, Colombia and Brazil. Along the street vendors of Cusco and into the mountainous regions of Ecuador, cacao cultivation is etched in tradition as well as, quite