Rising temperatures are forcing farmers to grow their potatoes at higher altitudes, but as mountain peaks become slimmer, so do the opportunities for successful cultivationRead more "Climate Change Might Be the Greatest Threat to Potato Cultivation in 8,000 Years"
Country’s first indigenous leader sworn in to rule until 2020, as sliding commodity prices augur more turbulent presidencyRead more "Morales Embarks on Third Term in Bolivia"
Two-week endurance race through Argentina, Chile, and Bolivia, overshadowed by death of driverRead more "Dakar Rally Crosses Finish Line in Buenos Aires"
Sides clash over divisive legislation to formalize youth employment, while hackers bring down government websitesRead more "Protests Grow in Peru Over Youth Labor Law"
Tumbling crude prices have mixed effect on Andean country as cheaper fuel see exploration projects put on iceRead more "In Peru, Oil Price Slump Cuts Both Ways"
Archaeologists charge government with neglect of cultural heritage as fallout of NGO’s stunt at Nazca Lines rages onRead more "With Greenpeace Gone, Peru Rows Over Sacred Sites"
Andean nation levies duty to protect economy from goods cheapened by depreciating currencies as falling crude oil prices stunts growthRead more "Ecuador Slaps Tariffs on Colombia, Peru Imports"