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University of Arizona’s rainforest in the desert is a testing ground for understanding methane

A University of Arizona project in the Biosphere 2 rainforest designed to determine how much methane is emitted by seasonally flooded areas of the Amazon hopes to be a starting point to better understand methane emissions across the globe.... Read more»

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Last chance Yuma: Thriving Arizona Western soccer program bonds a community

With 26 players from around the globe, Arizona Western College in Yuma - coached by Tucson native Kenneth Dale - is growing something unexpected in the heart of Arizona's agrarian community: a powerhouse junior college soccer program.... Read more»

Migrants, advocates mark the anniversary of 'remain in Mexico' with fear, anger & trepidation

As lawmakers, immigration attorneys and advocates call for the end of the Migrant Protection Protocols, the Department of Homeland Security announced it would expand to include Brazilians. ... Read more»

Fires in the Amazon: Arizona researchers determine what’s true, what’s not

This year’s fires have gained enormous attention because of their number and size but have touched off a slew of misinformation.... Read more»

Introducing the gangster warlords of Latin America

In an excerpt from his new book, former GlobalPost correspondent Ioan Grillo finds his way to a Brazilian cocaine party.... Read more»

Factchecking Bernie Sanders on income inequality

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders claims that “in America we now have more income and wealth inequality than any other major country on earth.” Not really. Sanders excludes nations such as Russia, Turkey and Brazil from his definition of “major.”... Read more»

Uber just found another way to anger Mexico City's taxi drivers

Another battle in the war between Uber and the city's taxi drivers.... Read more»

Mexico City could be the next to ban Uber

The taxi app just can’t catch a break down in Latin America.... Read more»3

Report: These are the world’s deadliest cities

A new report ranks the 50 most violent cities on the planet. Here's why Latin America crowds the list.... Read more»

Brazil and Ecuador come out against airstrikes in Syria

The South American governments are calling the air campaign against Islamist militants a violation of Syria's sovereignty — even if Assad seems to be welcoming the help.... Read more»

Against the odds, Africans taking refuge in El Paso

Four years after fleeing Somalia, Dekha Hassan-Mohamed is living in El Paso after winning an asylum claim and bucking a national trend. Her lawyer is seeking the same protection for another client who fled Nigeria. Both women are grateful for the new chapters of their lives in El Paso. ... Read more»

Mexican drug cartels are expanding their reach in Peru

Mexican drug cartels are expanding their reach in Peru and they may be boosting their cocaine trade with Europe in the process.... Read more»

Why Latin American diplomats are pulling out of Israel

More and more of the region's governments are yanking their ambassadors out of Israel in protest.... Read more»1

Latin America vs. Europe: The rivalry returns

Slinging mud across the pond over soccer is as old as the World Cup.... Read more»

The most popular World Cup team in the U.S. may not be the U.S.

A lot of people in America will be watching Mexico play Brazil today.... Read more»

The World Cup: Brought to you by one of China's greenest corporations

Yingli's got solar panels, and Latin America's got sun. Hey, perfect match.... Read more»

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