If you are looking for a bit of an adventure in the new year there is no better place to find it than it Costa Rica. Not only will you find rest, if you choose, beach, if you like or mountains and rivers not to mention volcanos as well, you will also find a rich and well-developed EcoTourism Industry.
According to the Pan American Health Organization 130 million people in Latin American are overweight and obese, that is almost a quarter of the population.
There was a new development in Brazil's impeachment proceedings saga against Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff. As well, the country's debt rating took another blow, only to compound the problems facing the president.
Nicolas Maduro's ruling Socialist party took a step to try to minimize the opposition's win in elections held this month. They installed a new grassroots assembly exactly in the same building as the national parliament.
The Tango, better known as "The Argentine Tango," is Argentina's influence to the world of dance. According to the Argentine website Trio Garufa, the tango came from the brothels and low cafes of Buenos Aires at the turn of the century. It continues to say that at its very beginning, it was a ballet-like dance between two men. Then a little later it became the "obscene" dance of the brothels where both men and women rubbed their bodies against each other.
Argentina's new president Mauricio Macri moved quickly to end the Kirchner era on Monday by eliminating the export tax on some agricultural and industrial products. Macri announced the move while meeting with farmers in Pergamino northeast of Bueno Aires.
The ever-widening corruption investigation at the Brazilian state-owned oil company Petrobras ensnared yet another prominent Brazilian.
With COP21 Paris talks completed, how does the accord signed on Saturday affect Latin America? Many leaders of the region went to the French capital with ambitious goals.
Grupo BTG Pactual SA is making quick headway in stabilizing the firm just two weeks after its CEO, founder and face, the billionaire Andre Esteves was jailed. Pactual bonds were nearly unchanged on Monday in a sign that the bank's efforts to sells its assets and raise cash is working.
Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff received a Hail Mary pass on Tuesday, when the Supreme Court halted impeachment proceedings against her. And at the same time there was some conjecture as to whether a key ally would abandon her.
Arnold Peralta, an international Honduran futbol player was shot dead while on vacation in his hometown of La Ceiba. He was killed in the parking lot of a mall in the country's Caribbean coast. Until now, the authorities have no motive for the attack.
Douglas Tompkins, the co-founder of outdoor equipment and clothing giant The North Face and the Esprit clothing company died on Tuesday while kayaking in southern Chile at the age of 72.
Belize turned down a plan on Tuesday that would have allowed thousands of Cuban migrants transit through the tiny Central American country and then north toward the United States.
On Tuesday, Venezuelan electoral authorities said that the opposition had won a "supermajority" in legislative elections that were held on December 6.
With only hours left before the transition of power, outgoing President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and President-elect Mauricio Macri cannot come to terms on how the presidential handover will take place. To be sure, Argentina is facing much more serious problems that Macri will have to confront immediately upon taking office.
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The superhero movie "Deadpool" has crushed box-office records despite the restricted rating (Rated R) given to the film.
This was the first time in their 52 years in the industry to reveal three cover girls.