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Park returns to Korea to find government reeling from new crisis

Park returns to Korea to find government reeling from new crisis
South Korean President Park Geun Hye reviews an honor guard as she arrives to meet Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff at the Presidential Palace in Brasilia on April 24. South Korean President Park Geun Hye returns from 12 days abroad Monday facing a government shaken by a widening corruption scandal that may topple the country's second prime minister in a year. Among the decisions awaiting the president after her Latin American tour is whether to accept Prime Minister Lee Wan Koo's offer to step down amid allegations he received 30 million won from a local businessman....

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Various Artists – A Guide to the Birdsong of South America

Various Artists – A Guide to the Birdsong of South America
A whole host of incredible South American artists joined forces this spring to bring forth a record to commemorate and celebrate the beautiful birds that inhabit the continent. Ten groups were tasked with creating a piece that referenced, or directly quoted, a species from their country of origin. This project comes with added poignancy, too, since the money raised from the release is entirely going towards conservation work in Ecuador, to ensure the area is best equipped to protect the many endangered species that live there. The album opener by Colombian-Argentine duo Lulacruza is inspired b...

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Hiking Dois Irmãos Mountain, Overlooking the Beaches of Rio

Hiking Dois Irmãos Mountain, Overlooking the Beaches of Rio
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In addition to the beach, the music and the food, the Cidade Maravilhosa is a hikers paradise as well, with towering peaks overlooking the coast in all directions. Getting up Dois Irmãos (Two Brothers) peak, which overlooks Leblon and Ipanema beach, is a relatively short […]...



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