Chinese imports and contraband make Bolivia's textile trade a casualty of globalization
Let's hope it happens so we can end this crisis but authorities assured us in the past that the used clothing trade would disappear and that hasn't happened." ___ Associated Press writer Frank Bajak contributed from Lima, Peru.
1 dead, anti-mining leader arrested in Peru as state of emergency imposed
the head. Authorities said some of the demonstrators had opened fire on security forces, wounding two police officers and a soldier in the legs. ___ Associated Press writer Frank Bajak in Bogota, Colombia, contributed to this report.
State of emergency declared by Peru after 3 killed in clash over US-owned gold mine project
Peruvians from poverty. Mining accounts for more than 60 percent of Peru's export earnings and has been the engine of a decade-long economic boom. ___ Associated Press writer Frank Bajak in Bogota, Colombia, contributed to this report.
Peru's big, ambitious low-cost program to provide students with laptops gets mixed grades
support. "The ministry is not going to do another macro project of this type. It is not going to make multimillion-dollar purchases and distribute (computers) like candy." ___ Frank Bajak on Twitter: http://twitter.com/fbajak
Galapagos' new star tortoise does what Lonesome George didn't: Helps save his species
Espanola could hurt the breed's long-term prospects. "It could be a problem," she said. "But it is more important to save the species." ___ Associated Press Writer Frank Bajak contributed to this report from Bogota, Colombia.
Bailout plan for Bolivian airline AeroSur rejected, leaving state carrier monopoly
said the government has been overly strict, creating the impression "it wants AeroSur to go bankrupt." He said the country could benefit from two airlines. __ Associated Press writer Frank Bajak contributed to this report from Lima, Peru
WikiLeaks' Assange: No guarantee Ecuador asylum bid will succeed, but will highlight case
courts against journalists, including some from the country's biggest newspaper, El Universo. ___ Associated Press Writers David Stringer in London, Frank Bajak in Colombia and Louise Nordstrom in Stockholm contributed to this report.
Asylum for Assange? Ecuador leader's choice between economics and ideology
doesn't do the same thing here: reveal the secrets of the government, or of the opposition or whomever he wished?" ___ Bajak reported from Lima, Peru. Associated Press writer Vivian Sequera contributed to this report from Bogota, Colombia.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange seeks asylum at Ecuador's embassy in London
Carr, said Washington had said nothing to indicate an indictment was planned there. ___ Solano reported from Quito, Ecuador. Associated Press writers Frank Bajak in Lima, Peru, and Paisley Dodds in London contributed to this report.
US indicts former security chief to Colombia's ex-President Uribe on drug charges
were sentenced to 11 years in prison each for hundreds of illegal wiretaps from late 1997 until early 2001. ___ Associated Press writer Frank Bajak contributed to this report from Lima, Peru and Matthew Barakat from Alexandria, Virginia.