SOUTH AMERICA RESOURCES[Please "refresh/reload" your screen if the news feed on right does not appear. Click on the title at the top of the news feed to go to complete list of articles.]
- Aneki.com World Country Rankings
- The Geography Game: South America
- eTurboNews Tourism News for South America
Virtual Field Trips
- The Coca Leaves (cocaine) War in Bolivia (NYTimes photos and story)
- Peru - amazing photos from The Boston Globe
- Rio de Janeiro (Boston Globe, Aug 2008)
- Amazon Indians Protest (Boston Globe, May 2008)
- MSNBC Travel Photos: Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Lima, the Amazon, and more.
- The Revolution Will Not be Televised: This film addresses the April 2002 Venezuelan coup attempt which briefly removed Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez from power.
- Plan Columbia: Learn more about the conspiracies surrounding US involvement in Columbian drug trade and politics.
- Cracking the Maya Code: Watch this film to learn how the Mayan language was deciphered and centuries old writings brought to light.
- Keep the River on Your Right: Through this film you’ll get access to the experiences of painter Tobias Schneebaum, who spent a great deal of time with the peoples of Peru and New Guinea.
- Lost King of the Maya: Trace the rise and fall of the Mayan city of Copan in this intriguing documentary feature.
- The Take: In the wake of an Argentinean economic collapse, this film follows a group of auto workers who want nothing more than to restart the factories.
- Hummingbird: Nominated for numerous awards, this film tells the story of two groups in Brazil who work to get young kids off the street and out of trouble.
- No Volverán – The Venezuelan Revolution Now: If you don’t know much about the Venezuelan Revolution, this film offers a chance to learn.
- Salvador Allende: This film shows the life and times of deposed and killed Chilean President Salvador Allende, taken out of power because of his socialist beliefs by a US-backed coup.
* Some are free, others are probably available through a college library (Source)