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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Brazil's Exhausting Election

published about 4 hours ago
This is what a normal campaign season looks like: strange people, funny memes, a strong influence of religion and lots of turnarounds.

World Briefing: Colombia: Army Database Raises Concern About Possible Spying

published about 15 hours ago
The authorities said they were investigating an allegation that the army kept a database of email addresses for people seeking a peace deal with the country’s main guerrilla group.

Computing the Political Impact of Canada’s Attacks

published 1 day ago
Computing the Political Impact of Canada’s Attacks
After two attacks by homegrown extremists, the questions now are about the impact on Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s future.

World Briefing: Ecuador: Tortoise Species Is Saved

published 1 day ago
Conservationists said Tuesday that they had brought giant tortoises on the Galápagos island of Española back from the brink of extinction.

Arequipa Journal: Despite Rumors, Not Everything That Towers Is Eiffel’s

published 1 day ago
Arequipa Journal: Despite Rumors, Not Everything That Towers Is Eiffel’s
In parts of Peru and Chile, famed engineer Gustave Eiffel’s name is linked to many structures he had nothing to do with.