Americas Now

Frog Paradise

Their color is bright green. Their eyes, large and red. And their bodies? So small they can fit on your finger. But droughts in their native Central American habitats have threatened this striking amphibian. Until now.

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Innovating energy

Costa Rica is well-known for its pristine nature, abundant waterways and commitment to clean energy. But the country has recently taken its environmental initiative one step further.

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Crime-free town

In Mexico’s long and brutal war on drugs, the central state of Michoacan has been especially hard-hit, with rival cartels in an unrelenting fight for control. But one small town called Cheran found a way to drive the bad guys out.

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Life in a Volcanic Crater

There are approximately 1,500 potentially active volcanoes on Earth, and many of them are in Ecuador, one of the most volcanic countries in the world. But one of them, in particular, stands out for an unusual reason: it’s a place people call home.

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Urban Voices “Crying Out”

An open-air art exhibit in Mexico is using sculpture to free the soul. The goal is for spectators to look upon the artist’s work, then look inside themselves and express hidden feelings they normally hold back.

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Turtle Trouble

Turtles have been swimming the Earth’s oceans since dinosaurs roamed the planet, more than 65-million years ago. But modern-day threats to these sea creatures are endangering their survival.

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