Peter Eisner (blog)
New Latin American leaders promise to move beyond divides
Worldfocus contributing blogger Peter Eisner writes about a new generation of Latin American leaders who seem to be going beyond traditional political camps of left and right. José Mujica of Uruguay and Sebastian Piñera of Chile, while very different, have similar centrist messages.
Posted: February 26, 2010 18:02
Gays make major strides in Latin American nations
As part of the Worldfocus series "Beyond the Headlines," Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Brazilian scholar Felipe Bruno Martins Fernandes about the status of gays and lesbians in Latin America.
Posted: October 27, 2009 13:14
Uruguay makes summer Christmas white with polar bears
A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about celebrating the holidays in the sunny southern hemisphere.
Posted: December 25, 2008 08:30
Latin American countries compete for “pink dollar”
A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about the thriving gay tourism industry in Argentina and Uruguay's efforts to attract gay travelers.
Posted: December 12, 2008 16:00
Uruguayan president vetoes abortion bill
A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about the Uruguayan president's decision to veto a bill that would have legalized abortion in the largely secular country.
Posted: November 18, 2008 14:55
Brazil Today: Religion, ethanol and roads
"Brazil Today" is a series that explores Brazil's spiking conversion to Pentecostalism, its pioneering path toward energy independence and its improving - but expensive - roadways.
Posted: November 7, 2008 23:55
Blogwatch / Video
Catholic Brazilians convert to the Pentecostal church
From the favelas (slums) of Rio de Janeiro to television screens across the nation, Pentecostals are gaining in numbers and influence in Brazil -- at the expense of the Catholic church.
Posted: November 6, 2008 14:55