South America

Chef Aurelio Pino presents his famous empanadas wearing traditional Chilean garb. (Photo courtesy Aurelio Pino)

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Selling food out of your home is a common way to supplement income and sustain community in Latin America. Chilean chef Aurelio Pino is...

Karol Cariola, one of Chile's former student leaders and newly-elected members of Congress, meets with a constituent after the elections. (Photo by Eilís O'Neill)

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Students in Chile and Argentina are proving that meaningful education reform means taking over schools and getting young people into office. Americans spend a lot...

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Captivated by what she saw in an online video, a Lakeside School student travels to Suriname to learn more about protecting sloths and writes...

Over the last decade Cartagena's Getsemaní neighborhood has transformed, stamping out crime and welcoming tourists. (Photo by Wesley Tomaselli)

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Once known for brothels and drugs, an old quarter of Cartagena is experiencing big changes as part of a nation-wide cultural makeover. “Ten years ago...

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With 447 films from 85 countries, deciding what to see at the Seattle International Film Festival, May 16-June 9, can be daunting.  So let...