History of South America
The history of South America is the study of the past, particularly the written record, oral histories, and traditions, passed down from generation to generation on the continent of South America. Sou...
History of South America - Wikipedia
Amazing Facts about the Amazon Rainforest
Amazing Facts about the Amazon Rainforest!
The Puerto Maldonado Travel Guide
A complete Puerto Maldonado Travel Guide with information on different things to do, the Puerto Maldonado rainforest, wildlife, jungle lodges & tours.
The Top 8 Puerto Maldonado Jungle Lodges
Enjoy some fantastic Puerto Maldonado jungle lodges to explore the incredibly diverse Tambopata National Reserve or Manu Rainforest near Manu National Park.
Glen Beck Exposes Smithsonian Institutes Ancient American Coverup
Glen Beck analyzes identical mathematics, sacred geometry and writings between the ancient Middle East and the Ohio mound builders. Confirms the Amorite migr...
Oct 9,1967-Che Guevara Is Executed
On this day in 1967, socialist revolutionary and guerilla leader Che Guevara, age 39, is killed by the Bolivian army.
Here’s The Century-Long History Behind Colombia’s Peace Agreement With The FARC
Colombians will vote yes or no on Sunday to approve the Aug. 24 peace accord, which brought a cease-fire after more than five decades of fighting between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FA...
Cave Walls Record Early Encounters Between Old World And New
Archaeologists discover Spanish names, Christian symbols on Caribbean island visited by Columbus in 1494.
Amazing Things We’ve Learned From 800 Ancient Skull Surgeries
The practice of trepanation was surprisingly successful and was seen more often during the Inca heyday due to the weapons used in war.
Ecuador To Sell A Third Of Its Amazon Rainforest To Chinese Oil Companies
Ecuador is planning to auction off three million of the country's 8.1 million hectares of pristine Amazonian rainforest to Chinese oil companies, Jonathan Kaiman of The Guardian reports. The report co...
Did Columbus Bring Syphilis to Europe? New Study Says Yes
When Columbus returned to Europe from his voyage to America, he and his crew brought news that would reshape the world. And according to recent research, they very likely brought back something else.
Giant 7 – 8 Foot Skeletons Uncovered In Ecuador Sent For Scientific Testing
Strikingly tall skeletons uncovered in the Ecuador and Peru Amazon region are undergoing examination in Germany, according to a research team headed by British anthropologist Russell Dement. In late 2...
The Secrets Of Machu Picchu’s Skeletons
Located 2,430 m above sea level, where the Peruvian Andes meet the Amazon Basin, Machu Picchu is located on a picturesque ridge, and holds mysteries of an ancient past. Approximately 200 stone terrace...
A Riot of Color Lurking in the Amazon
Imagine a tropical rainforest and the picture that appears in your mind’s eye is probably filled with green and brown. It’s true that those colors dominate the landscape, but a closer look at some of ...
Evidence Of New World's Oldest Decapitation Found
Scientists digging at rock a shelter in Brazil have discovered evidence of human decapitation that dates back 9,000 years, making it oldest case ever seen in the New World. But the story of the headle...
Where Did The First Americans Come From? New Studies Offer Clues
A pair of studies seek to answer questions about the first inhabitants of the Americas: Where did they come from, and how did they get here? One study, published Tuesday in the journal Science, propos...
Pre-Columbian South America
The pre-Columbian era incorporates all period subdivisions in the history and prehistory of the Americas before the appearance of significant European influences on the American continents, spanning...
Pre-Columbian South America - Wikipedia
Amazon rainforest
The Amazon rainforest (Portuguese: Floresta Amazônica or Amazônia; Spanish: Selva Amazónica, Amazonía or usually Amazonia; French: Forêt amazonienne; Dutch: Amazoneregenwoud), also known i...
Amazon rainforest - Wikipedia
Washington Consensus
The term Washington Consensus was coined in 1989 by English economist John Williamson to refer to a set of 10 relatively specific economic policy prescriptions that he considered constituted the "stan...
Pink tide
Pink tide (Spanish: marea rosa, Portuguese: onda rosa) or Turn to the Left (Sp.: vuelta hacia la izquierda, Pt.: Guinada à Esquerda) are phrases used in contemporary 21st century political ana...
Pink tide - Wikipedia
Fulgora laternaria
The fulgorid insect Fulgora laternaria (often misspelled "lanternaria"), is a planthopper known by a large variety of common names including lantern fly, peanut bug, peanut-headed lanternfly, alligato...
Fulgora laternaria - Wikipedia
Kenneth Maxwell
Kenneth Robert Maxwell (born 1941) is a British historian who specializes in Iberia and Latin America. A longtime member of the Council on Foreign Relations, for fifteen years he headed its Latin Amer...
Francisco Solano López
Francisco Solano López Carrillo (24 July 1827 – 1 March 1870) was president of Paraguay from 1862 until his death in 1870. He was the eldest son of Juana Pabla Carrillo and the president Carlos A...
Francisco Solano López - Wikipedia
Here’s The Century-Long History Behind Colombia’s Peace Agreement With The FARC
Colombians will vote yes or no on Sunday to approve the Aug. 24 peace accord, which brought a cease-fire after more than five decades of fighting between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FA...
South American Indigenous people
The following is a list of indigenous peoples of South America. These include the peoples living in South American in the pre-Columbian era and the historical and contemporary descendents of those pe...
South American Indigenous people - Wikipedia
Amazing Things We’ve Learned From 800 Ancient Skull Surgeries
The practice of trepanation was surprisingly successful and was seen more often during the Inca heyday due to the weapons used in war.
Did Columbus Bring Syphilis to Europe? New Study Says Yes
When Columbus returned to Europe from his voyage to America, he and his crew brought news that would reshape the world. And according to recent research, they very likely brought back something else.
Evidence Of New World's Oldest Decapitation Found
Scientists digging at rock a shelter in Brazil have discovered evidence of human decapitation that dates back 9,000 years, making it oldest case ever seen in the New World. But the story of the headle...