Location: South America

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

PHOTO: Britain’s HMS Antelope Exploding during 1982 Falklands War

Twelve ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Antelope, after the animal, and this was the twelveth incarnation. Officially titled

Overseas Territories in South America

This list of Overseas dependencies is the shortest list for any of the continents, and includes a chunk of old colonial land

Overseas Territories in The Americas

There are quite a bunch of overseas dependencies in The Americas as a whole – which includes both North and South America.

The Most Populous Countries in South America 2015

By any standards, Brazil is the dominant nation, population-wise, in South America. It is home to over four times as many people

The Most Populous Countries in The Americas 2015

When you consider the populations of both South and North America combined, the United States contains the largest population, with 325 million,

The War On Democracy – US Foreign Policy In Latin America

John Pilger travels throughout Latin America and the United States, to investigate the relationship between the two. Recent US foreign policy towards

South America Population 1950-2100 (5yr Intervals & % Change)

This chart depicts the estimated population on the South American continent, for every five year point, between 1950 and 2100. Also included

Jailed Mapuche Journalist Speaks About His People’s Struggle

The Chilean state has jailed over 70 Mapuche political prisoners, including Pascual Pichun Collonao, who works as a journalist, and is the

Saving the Orinoco Crocodiles from Extinction in Venezuela

A joint governmental/NGO project to attempt to save the Orinoco Caiman – which is actually a type of crocodile – is taking
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