South America

Contested Legacy of the Conquistadors

If we are to better understand the actions of men such as Hernán Cortés, we must place them in the context of a medieval world view that predated the nation state.

The Inca’s Last Stand

An Indigenous rebellion in colonial Argentina foreshadowed later risings – and resonates to this day.

A New Peru

The rise and fall of José Luis Bustamante’s left-wing presidency.

Fire and Faith

The coverage of a disaster in Chile revealed religious divisions among the world’s press.