Location: South America

Andrés Velasco – Dictatorship and Democracy in Chile

Chilean economist Andrés Velasco describes how political, economic, and social unrest led to the collapse of Chilean democracy in the 1970s. Growing

UN Permanent Observer Organisations in South America

This is a list of all Intergovernmental organizations and other entity’s that currently have permanent offices at the United Nations (UN) headquarters,

UN Permanent Observer Organisations in The Americas

This is a list of all Intergovernmental organizations and other entity’s that currently have permanent offices at the United Nations (UN) headquarters,

The Living Dead (Ep.3/3) The Attic

The third and final episode in Adam Curtis’ The Living Dead series – entitled The Attic – examines Margaret Thatcher’s use of

Brazils Bravest Blogger – Education Activist, 14, Suffers Abuse

When 14-year-old school girl Isadora Faber published videos of her dilapidated school on Facebook, reform for Brazil’s public education system soon followed.

The Largest Countries in South America

This is a list of South America’s countries, dependencies and nations, listed from the largest to the smallest in km2. It includes

The Largest Countries in The Americas

This is a list of The America’s countries, dependencies and nations, listed from the largest to the smallest in km2. It includes

Trans-Continental Countries in South America

This page includes multiple lists of transcontinental nations and countries in South America. First of all we have the contiguous transcontinental countries

Trans-Continental Countries in The Americas

This page includes multiple lists of transcontinental nations and countries in The Americas. First of all we have the contiguous transcontinental countries

South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands – Territorial Dispute

South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands – The United Kingdom controls and claims this group of islands as an overseas territory, but

Falklands Islands – Territorial Dispute

Falklands Islands (a British Overseas Territory) – The United Kingdom currently controls and claims this group of islands as a self-governing British

Ethan Nadelmann – Why We Need to End the War on Drugs

Is the War on Drugs doing more harm than good? In a bold talk, drug policy reformist Ethan Nadelmann makes an impassioned

Tasso Azevedo – Hopeful Lessons from Battle to Save Rainforests

“Save the rainforest” is an environmental slogan as old as time — but Tasso Azevedo catches us up on how the fight

The Most Deadly Earthquakes in South America – since 1900

With 70,000 people either confirmed dead, or missing and presumed dead, the 1970 Chimbote/Ancash Earthquake in Peru is by far the most

The Most Deadly Earthquakes in The Americas – since 1900

The 2010 Haiti quake was the most devastating earthquake in the Americas since 1900, regarding the amounts of lives lost. It is
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