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This is a real photo I took in real life standing at Machu Picchu in late March 2017.

What it’s like visiting one of the world’s greatest treasures: Machu Picchu

You don't need to be rich to visit the world's most incredible places. You do, however, need to be tremendously determined.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez at a military parade in Caracas, June 24, 2016.

Trump keeps suggesting an invasion of Venezuela, and the government there keeps taking advantage of it

Venezuela's rapid deterioration and the spillover of its many crises were, in Trump's mind, reasons to consider military action against the country that has the world's largest oil reserves. The president reportedly cited what he considered successful past invasions of Panama and Grenada as justification.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gestures as he speaks during a ceremony to mark the opening of the judicial year at the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) in Caracas, Venezuela February 14, 2018.

Venezuela’s inflation hits more than 40,000% as investors dump its currency ‘like a hot potato’

Venezuela's inflation rate has hit a new high, according to university research, with consumer prices in the crisis-ridden country rising by more than 40,000% annually for the first time on record.
People wait in line to buy bus tickets at station in Caracas, Venezuela, May 21, 2018.

Millions of Venezuelans have fled their homes, and it’s affecting the entire region — here’s where they’re going

Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans have sought refuge in neighboring countries in recent months, and the communities receiving them have struggled to deal with the influx.
An officer salutes during a reenactment of the battle of Canchas Blancas during the 1879 Pacific War, in Potosi, Bolivia March 28, 2018.

Bolivia is taking Chile to court over a war it lost 134 years ago — and it reenacted a pivotal battle on the final day of the case

Bolivia is landlocked because of a war it lost 134 years ago. But it's fighting in court to regain its territory — and its pride.
A Colombian soldier guards the border with Venezuela in Cucuta, Colombia, February 9, 2018.

‘I don’t have a happy ending’: Venezuela’s misery is deepening — and spilling over its borders

Colombian immigration officials say there are nearly 600,000 Venezuelans in the country — double the number six months ago.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro fist-bumps with oil workers during a visit to a facility in the oil-rich Orinoco belt in the state of Monagas, March 21, 2013.

Rex Tillerson is talking about drastic action against one of the world’s biggest oil producers — again

Cracking down on Venezuela's oil industry "is something we continue to consider," Rex Tillerson said this weekend.
A girl with Chile's national flag painted on her face at Monumental Stadium Santiago, Chile, before Chile's match against Bolivia, September 6, 2016.

The World Bank says it will redo its competitiveness rankings after unfairly influencing them for years

The upcoming revision could affect the rankings of a number of countries, but Chile may see the most significant adjustment.
Demonstrators march in support of Venezuela, in Havana, Cuba, August 25, 2017.

Venezuela is ‘a target-rich environment’ for more US sanctions — but it could backfire

Venezuela's economy is set to continue deteriorating, but what effect that will have on its political scene is not yet clear.

78 years ago, the British won a surprise victory over Nazi Germany in the first major naval battle of World War II

The Allies faced a bleak outlook in the early days of World War II, but a naval victory thousands of miles away from Europe boosted spirits at home.