SOUTH AMERICA

The New + the Next

Colombia's Bikers Reclaim Mountain Trails Once Ruled by Rebels

The end of a decades-long conflict is sparking a boom in mountain biking, allowing cyclists to take back tracts that were no-go zones.
The New + the Next

The Next El Chapo Is Coming for Your Smartphone

Once known for drug running, Latin American organized crime is poised to break into the digital bank-robbing business.
True Stories

The Astrologer Who Shaped an Argentine Dictatorship

Powerful adviser José López Rega molded the Perón government in the 1970s.
Good Sh*t

Could This Ancient Water Tech Save Lima?

Reviving an ancient water-delivery system might help solve Lima's 21st-century crisis.
OZY TV

The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.
The New + the Next

Could Coronavirus Kill the Main Escape Route for Venezuelan Refugees?

The virus could make one of the world's most vulnerable populations even more isolated, at a time when it's facing a fresh crisis.
Around the World

These Students Want to Shut Down Chile's SAT

Students Ayelen Salgado and Victor Chanfreau are leading street protests targeting the source of Chile's raging inequality — education.
The New + the Next

The Secret Behind Costa Rica’s Remarkable Green Transformation

By growing trees and crops together, Costa Rica has dramatically reversed deforestation.
News + Politics

Brazil’s Big Agricultural Strategy: Pesticides

The South American nation is bucking the global trend.
Around the World

This Hare Krishna Monk Turned Police Chief Battles Brutality in Rio

Orlando Zaccone is trying to foster a left-wing movement within Brazilian law enforcement.
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The Weekender

OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.
News + Politics

Why Brazil’s Monarchists See a Rare Ally in Bolsonaro

The rise of conservatism ushered in by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro last year has emboldened monarchists in Brazil.
Around the World

Why Colombians Are Finally Deleting Gangsters From Their Speed Dial

For decades, people felt compelled to seek help from gangs instead of a distrusted state to settle disputes.

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