The Guardian: How an army of volunteers defeated malaria in Paraguay
The first country in South America to eliminate the disease shares its story.
The Guardian: The toll of pregnancy on Paraguay’s children
“It destroyed the girl she was.”
The Economist: The blossom and the passion flower
Paraguay’s long relationship with Taiwan continues to pay off.
The Guardian: Identifying Chile’s Stonehenge
”We’re writing and recovering our own history.”
BBC Radio 4: Simulating the sea
Setting sail with Bolivia's landlocked finest [from 18.20 mins].
The Economist: Sighting the sun god
Archaeologists and astronomers discover Inca calendars in the Atacama.
BBC World Histories: the African Army of the Andes [£]
In the footsteps of a revolutionary 1817 campaign.
National Geographic: The New Andean Architecture
Freddy Mamani’s colorful designs are transforming El Alto, Bolivia.
The Guardian: Paraguay moves Israel embassy to Jerusalem
"It’s unclear what Paraguay gets from the move.”
Americas Quarterly: Five takeaways from Paraguay's elections
The Colorado party clinches another victory.
The Guardian: Mario Abdo Benitez wins election
Peace and Progress, v.2.0.
The Guardian: Haunted by ghosts of dictatorship, Paraguay pivots right
“You have to be afraid of those who are alive, not the dead.”
Disegno Journal: Ciudad Rebelde [£]
El Alto, "cholets," Aymara hip-hop, and Bolivia's space agency.
BBC Radio 4: Stroessner's shadow
Searching for the victims of South America's longest-serving dictator. [from 18:10 mins].
BBC Radio 4: Evo's museum of me
A visit to the Museum of the Democratic and Cultural Revolution [from 11:25 mins].
BBC World Service: a Chile welcome
Migrants from across the continent adjust to a cooler climate [from 11:20 mins}.
The Economist: Coming unstuck
Latin America needs an infrastructure upgrade
The Guardian: The ecological catastrophe that turned a vast Bolivian lake into a salt desert
Lake Poopó is fast disappearing, and taking an ancient culture's way of of life with it.
Delayed Gratification: The return of the Golden Indian [£]
One of Paraguay's all-time boxing greats returns to the ring for a shot at redemption.
The Guardian: More than 350 million Latin American voters to elect new leaders in 2018
Is a continent-wide backlash against corruption brewing?
The Guardian: Bolivia's African king leads a long-neglected group out of the shadows
Meet Julio I - farmer, grocer, and South America's last monarch.
The Guardian: Evo forever? Bolivia scraps term limits, critics slam "coup" by Morales
School shoes, football shirts, and a missed chance to become a new Mandela.
The Guardian: Che Guevara's legacy still contentious 50 years after his death in Bolivia
Tracing the final steps of the Argentine guerrilla.
Americas Quarterly: Argentina's Milagro Sala - criminal, or political prisoner?
Tupac Amaru, crumbling dinosaurs, yawning national divides.
The Economist: Where is Santiago Maldonado?
A missing-person case looms over Argentina's mid-terms.
Americas Quarterly: What happened at Curuguaty?
Remembering a massacre, five years on.
BBC Radio 4: Narcopolitics
Life is cheap on the Paraguay-Brazil border. [From 06.20mins]
The Guardian: Paraguay's constitutional crisis
Several on-the-ground reports from Paraguay's pseudo-coup of March-April 2017.
The Economist: Congress in flames
A row over re-election in Paraguay.
Americas Quarterly: South America's "Silver River" promises new riches
A ten-day voyage from Montevideo to Asunción reveals a region divided.
Avaunt Magazine: The Navy without a Sea [£]
A look at daily life for Bolivia's (landlocked) finest. With photos by Nick Ballon.
The Economist: A year in the life
A look at some of the momentous (and obscure) anniversaries of 2017.
The Economist: A newly-connected continent
The Nicaragua Canal won't happen, but other projects are forging links within Latin America.
The Economist: Of Eire and exile
"Further Beyond" breaks the biopic mould.
The Economist: Gibraltar and Brexit: Rock out
A territory is dragged from the European Union. Spain looms.
The Economist: Returning the hatchet
Latin American governments are starting to return looted treasures to their neighbours.
FT Life & Arts: Dreams of the Sea
Bolivia's battle to reclaim its lost coastline. Winner of the 2015 Bodley Head/FT essay prize.
The Guardian: In Paraguay's remote north guerillas are still at large, armed and dangerous
A shadowy insurgency runs rings around the authorities. Some wonder if the government really wants to capture them.
The Guardian: Paraguayan 11-year-old gives birth after pregnancy sparked abortion debate
In a deeply conservative society, Mainumby is one of the hundreds of children subjected to abuse every year.
The Guardian: Historic papal meeting can help change minds in Paraguay, says LGBT activist
Simon Cazal was left for dead after a homophobic attack. Things are changing, slowly.
The Guardian: Nueva Londres: where Paraguay, Australia, and Great Britain converge
A short look at a utopian tee-totalling experiment in the heart of South America, and its modern inheritors.
The Guardian: Paraguay deploys anti-narco top guns to combat economic need for weed
Crime pays in South America's number-one marijuana-producer. Is the local chapter in the war on drugs working?
The Guardian: Paraguay activists ensure government’s oil ambitions will be no walk in the park
The prospect of oil exploration at a historic battlefield in the Chaco is provoking fresh conflict.
The PanAm Post: For Argentina's Falklands veterans, the war is far from over
Amid a squabble over sovereignty, the survivors of the 1982 conflict want justice.
The PanAm Post: The Inside Story on the Canal That Split a Continent
Conrad and magical realism collide in Juan Gabriel Vásquez's Historia Secreta de Costaguana.
Latin Correspondent: Thousands call for justice in Argentina’s “Silent March of the Umbrellas”
The suspicious death of a public prosecutor provokes public anger at a sleaze-ridden government.
Latin Correspondent: a bridge too far? Change is in the air for Chiloe, Chile’s “magical island”
A link to the mainland could sever a Patagonian archipelago's ties with centuries of history.
Latin Correspondent: Young people abandon Bolivia’s Gateway to the Amazon
Goodbye to the jungle.
Latin Correspondent: Thousands march in Chile to demand constitutional reform
The legacy of Pinochet lives on in the country's flawed democracy.
Latin Correspondent: With El Libertador, Simon Bolivar faces fresh battles
Latin America's answer to George Washington gets the Hollywood treatment.
Latin Correspondent: Like water for gold: The Peruvian town taking on a mining giant
Cajamarca, the scene of the defeat of the Inca empire, is still mired in conflict over gold.
Latin Correspondent: There’s no Hollywood ending for Latin America’s miners
Life is hard and short for self-employed miners in Potosi, Bolivia, and across the region.