Chapa Tu Choro

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No longer plagued by slow dial-up connections, vigilante justice is going viral in Peru.

Making Sure That You Can See The World Without Ever Leaving Your Desk

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Google takes Street View to the Amazon

When Environmental Activism Backfires

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During a publicity stunt aimed at delegates participating in the U.N. climate talks in Lima, idiot Greenpeace activists damaged parts of the extremely fragile patina surface of the desert surrounding the legendary Nazca lines.

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“My mum told me that if I didn’t want to get pregnant, I should put a potato up there. I believed her.”

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After complaining to physicians about abdominal pain, doctors found a sprouting potato deep inside a 22-year-old Colombian girl, which she had been using as some type of backwoods contraception device. Apparently, Mother does not always know best.

In Colombia, Everything is Sexy

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Even unintentional things like the Colombian women’s cycling team’s uniforms

New Nazca Lines

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After a recent sandstorm blew topsoil off of some hills in the Chincha Valley in Southern Peru, a pilot noticed “a snake (approximately 196 feet in length), a bird, a camelid (perhaps a llama) and some zig-zag lines” on the desert floor. While these new findings have yet to be validated by archaeologists, the other mysterious geoglyphs and lines in the desert have been thought to be everything from maps and advertisements for people coming off of the surrounding mountains to an alien airport with runways for UFOs.

Business As Usual

A basic look at the day-to-day operations of a modern day Colombian drug cartel

LU.CU.MA is a Tough One

Once a blood thirsty criminal in jail for 27 years, Peruvian artist LU.CU.MA is content now with just making pictures.

“It was on my first exploration that I realized I had, unwittingly, bought an illegal cocaine plantation.”

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Sometimes saving the rainforest means saving the people too.  Wildlife presenter Charlie Hamilton James bought a slice of land high up in the Andes in an effort to close off an illegal logging route, what he found was an impoverished community willing to do anything to survive.

Streakers in Machu Picchu

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The latest threat to the Incan treasure

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Venezuela’s Tower of David

The world’s tallest slum.

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Cocaine Microwaves

The ever-evolving snow business.

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