What Are Pop-Up Picnics?
A new kind of party is sweeping the U.S. - a fresh twist on fine dining with a bit of mystery involved!
Venezuela's Woes Draw Neighbors' Ire as Trade Leadership Hangs in Balance
Leadership of South America’s largest trading bloc is in question, as the country meant to assume MERCOSUR's rotating presidency has apparently failed to meet legal and human rights standards required for membership. Opposition from three countries to Venezuela assuming the helm of South America’s
Colombia-Venezuela Border to Partially Reopen Amid Economic Crisis
Venezuelans, many of whom are suffering amid severe food and medicine shortages, should soon be able to cross into neighboring Colombia to buy basic necessities that are hard to come by in their homeland. On Saturday, the two countries will begin the process of reopening their common border --
Missing the point on growing golf
RIO DE JANEIRO -- The game of golf has long suffered with issues of participation and growth. The time it takes to play, the cost, the difficulty all are factors in the stagnant or declining numbers. Numerous initiatives have been put in place to help change the narrative, some of which may or may
Road to Rio 2016
R IO DE JANEIRO -- The conversation starters went like this: "Don't get Zika." "I hope you don't die." "I will miss you so, so much." There is a belief that South America is a disease-riddled land rife with desperate thieves and back-alley thugs. It's a land where toxic waters churn the stomach and
Zika Outbreak Timeline: How Our Understanding of the Disease Has Changed
The Zika virus was first identified in 1947 and did not receive much attention from scientists until last year's outbreak in Brazil. Massive amounts of resources have now been dedicated to understanding and stopping the virus that has been linked to the birth defect microcephaly . Here's a rundown
Gwen Stefani, Iggy Pop, Soul Asylum and More Music Reviews
This week we have a lot of new releases on our plate. If there was any doubt, 10 years after her last solo album, Gwen Stefani further cements her pop transformation with her latest effort, Iggy Pop joins forces with Joshua Homme, Soul Asylum return with a revamped line-up, rave legends Underworld
The FIFA Scandal: The people you need to know
The FIFA scandal: What you need to know 2015 was a watershed year for world soccer, as the U.S. Department of Justice issued a range of indictments of the sport's top executives. The ongoing investigations ultimately led to Sepp Blatter, FIFA president since 1998, stepping down from his post,