MOLTEN MAGMA SHIFT WARNING: HUGE South America plate move triggers 700 quakes and eruption

EXPERTS fear millions of lives are at risk after a MASSIVE shift of molten magma deep under South America triggered a staggering 700 EARTHQUAKES and a volcano eruption. Seismologists and South American authorities fear the unprecedented movement of trillions of tons of molten rock – largely below Chile – has raised subterranean pressures to catastrophic levels and will eventually trigger a...

South American tribe found to have the healthiest hearts ever studied

A South American tribe with a highly active lifestyle has the healthiest arteries of any population yet studied, say researchers. The Tsimane people, who live in the Bolivian Amazon, spend most of every day hunting, fishing, farming and gathering wild fruits and nuts, and follow a carbohydrate-based diet containing little protein and fat. Scientists who examined hundreds of men and women from the group...

About Those Islamist Sleeper Cells in South America…

The Trump administration is huffing and puffing about the danger, but after 15 years and counting, the sleeper cells are still sleeping. Latin America must have the sleepiest of sleeper cells. It’s been more than 15 years since one of George W. Bush’s minor neocon ultras, Pentagon Under Secretary Douglas Feith, suggested, just after 9/11, that the United States hold off invading Afghanistan and...

Venezuela, Washington’s Latest Defamation: To Bring NATO to South America?

The Trump Administration has just accused Venezuela’s newly appointed Vice-President, Tareck El Aissami, of being involved in drug trafficking, thereby dishing out the usual criminal spiel – illegal sanctions against a foreign dignitary with travel bans and asset seizures. This is Washington’s abject behavior at its best, as are so many others around the world of similar nature. Therefore, let...

STR: Central/South America hotel pipeline for January 2017

LONDON — STR’s January 2017 Pipeline Report shows 63,321 rooms in 404 hotel projects Under Contract in the Central/South America region. The total represents a 14.9% decrease in rooms Under Contract compared with January 2016. Under Contract data includes projects in the In Construction, Final Planning and Planning stages but does not include projects in the Unconfirmed stage. The region...

Malia Obama’s secret three-month-long trip to South America

A photo surfaced on Thursday, showing the first daughter, 18, on a Bolivian mountainside with a group of young people Bolivian media reported late last year that Malia took a three-month trip to Bolivia and Peru in the final weeks of the presidential election She was reportedly getting pizza in the central town of Tiquipaya when Trump was voted in Trip organizers said she didn’t receive special...

Far Out: Skiing Ice Spikes in the Bolivian Andes

The Photo Annual is on the newsstands, and across the U.S., winter is gearing up. To keep that stoke rolling, we present “Far Out,” a new web series where some of our contributing photographers share their wildest and most remote assignments over the year. Salt Lake, Utah-based photographer Jim Harris has built a portfolio of high-altitude badassery. And with trips to Antarctica, Mongolia and Patagonia...

It’s Summer in South America—Here’s Where to Go to Escape the Cold – Part 2

Salta, Argentina Although Mendoza receives much of northern Argentina’s accolades, it’s northerly neighbor of Salta is home to a historically aristocratic wine-growing province that rivals that of Mendoza, producing some of the country’s most prolific wines in the Calchaquí Valley in Cafayate. Base yourself in Salta proper at Legado Mitico Salta, or opt to stay in one of the town’s luxury...

It’s Summer in South America—Here’s Where to Go to Escape the Cold – Part 1

If you’ve traveled to South America, odds are you’ve been to the continent’s capitals. You’ve probably been mesmerized by the sensual tango in Buenos Aires, Argentina; you may have tasted vintages produced in the fertile wine valleys surrounding Santiago, Chile; and you’ve likely frequented the artistic establishments in the hip Barranco borough of Lima, Peru. But outside of the South America’s...

Tropical Storm Otto forms off South America

With just nine days to go in the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, Tropical Storm Otto formed early Monday off the coast of South America. The storm, located about 300 miles east of the Nicaraguan coast, is expected to gain strength over the next few days as it moves west and could become a hurricane by Wednesday. It remains unclear whether the storm will survive crossing Central America as it pushes...