Juan Forero

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Colombia Mourns Death Of Favorite Son: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Friday, April 18, 2014

Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, died on Thursday. He made Colombia synonymous with literature, particularly the dreamlike, whimsical story-telling known as magical realism.


In Colombia, Starbucks To Take On Juan Valdez

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Seattle-based coffee giant Starbucks has announced it's going to expand to Colombia — a country known for its Arabica beans and for the mythical coffee farmer Juan Valdez. He's helped sell Colombia's coffee for 50 years.


NSA Leaker Sets Sights On South America, But Why Ecuador?

Monday, June 24, 2013

Edward Snowden is still on the run after admitting he leaked NSA secrets. He's believed to be in Russia still but his exact whereabouts are still unknown. On Monday, officials from Ec...


Venezuelan Joggers Find Safety In Numbers

Friday, June 14, 2013

Venezuelans do the oddest things to have normal lives in an abnormally crime-plagued country. For example: Jog in groups of up to 300 to avoid muggers.


Once Home To A Dreaded Drug Lord, Medellin Remakes Itself

Thursday, June 13, 2013

The Colombian city was the world's murder capital in the 1990s, but it managed to turn its fortunes around. Homicides were cut by 80 percent and made big gains on a number of fronts. ...

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In Colombia, A Town Badly Scarred By Wartime Rape

Sunday, June 09, 2013

Women have made significant gains across Latin America. But sexual violence against women remains a pervasive problem. As part of NPR's series on violence in Latin America, we're look...


Years Of Combat Experience, And Just Turning 20

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Colombia's FARC rebels are engaged in peace talks with the government, but the group is also stepping up recruitment of child soldiers. Thousands of children may have become rebels in...


Architect Of Argentina's 'Dirty War' Dies In Prison

Friday, May 17, 2013

Jorge Rafael Videla was a former senior commander in the Argentine Army who was the de facto president of Argentina from 1976 to 1981. He came to power in a coup d'etat that deposed I...


Venezuela Deeply Divided After Chavez Death, Recent Election

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

The death of Hugo Chavez and the election of his successor in a tightly-fought race has left Venezuela more deeply divided than ever. Now it's fueling instability in one of the world's great oil powers.


Post-Chavez Venezuela Grows More, Not Less, Polarized

Friday, April 19, 2013

A divide that began under President Hugo Chavez has grown deeper in the weeks since his death. "The country is simply split in two," says one Venezuelan, in the wake of violent protes...


Venezuela's Presidential Election Remains Disputed

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

The government declared Nicolas Maduro the winner Sunday night. He's the man picked by the late Hugo Chavez to become president. Opposition candidate Henrique Capriles is challenging his narrow defeat.


Chavez Successor Wins Presidential Election

Monday, April 15, 2013

In Venezuela, Hugo Chavez's hand-picked successor, Nicolas Maduro, won a razor-thin victory in Sunday's special presidential election. He edged out the opposition's leader by only abo...


Even In Death, Chavez Dominates Venezuelan Election

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who died last month, is supporting Nicolas Maduro in Sunday's presidential election. How do we know? Maduro says Chavez came to him, as a bird...


Venezuelan TV Messages Shape Election Debate

Friday, April 12, 2013

The late President Hugo Chavez appeared constantly on TV, and attacked media that criticized him. Now, only one opposition TV station remains. The left-leaning president called Globov...


Venezuelan Candidates Campaign In Chavez's Long Shadow

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Hugo Chavez won't be on the ballot in Sunday's presidential election, but in many ways he's still the dominant figure. Chavez's hand-picked successor is favored over the opposition ca...


Hugo Chavez's Legacy Looms Over Venezuelan Election

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Morning Edition is in Venezuela ahead of Sunday's vote to elect a successor to the late President Hugo Chavez. Interim President Nicolas Maduro is running as Chavez's heir apparent. T...


From The Stone Age To The Digital Age In One Big Leap

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Deep in the Amazon, an isolated Brazilian tribe almost vanished when it first had contact with the modern world. Now the Surui tribe is working with Google to do things like report on illegal logging in the forest.


Chavez Faithful Look For A Way To Keep His Memory Alive

Friday, March 15, 2013

Ten days after his death, Hugo Chavez's remains are being moved to a museum after being on display at a military academy. The government has been debating what to do with the body lon...


In Upcoming Venezuelan Vote, Hugo Chavez Looms Large

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

With Chavez gone, his handpicked successor is in the spotlight. Nicolas Maduro has adopted Chavez's style and anti-imperialist rhetoric. That should help boost his appeal as he faces ...


Chavez's Funeral Draws Dignitaries From Around The World

Friday, March 08, 2013

Venezuela held a funeral for late President Hugo Chavez on Friday. Audie Cornish talks to Juan Forero.