Princess Mako attends anniversary ceremony in Bolivia

National Jul 18, 2019

Princess Mako attends anniversary ceremony in Bolivia

Princess Mako on Wednesday attended a commemoration in Santa Cruz, eastern Bolivia, to mark the 120th anniversary of the arrival of Japanese immigrants to the South American country. "I express my sincere respect for Japanese immigrants and their descendants who have won trust in Bolivian ...

World May 23, 2018

Pirate attacks grow in South America and Caribbean: report

Pirate attacks around South American and Caribbean waters are growing, and violence is increasingly used during robberies committed on vessels at anchor, a report showed on Wednesday. The Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) nonprofit group recorded 71 incidents in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017, ...

'Ethical' gold mines tried in South America

Business Mar 10, 2014

'Ethical' gold mines tried in South America

Tucked between two desert ridges in southern Peru, Relave looks like any of the hundreds of ramshackle mining towns that blight the landscape in the world's sixth-largest gold exporter. Its name in Spanish means "tailings," a nod to the heaps of mining waste that the ...