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John Otis

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Colombia’s taxi ride from hell

After a fatal robbery attempt of an American DEA agent, Colombia fights to curb taxi crimes known as the ‘millionaire’s ride’ that leave you flat broke — or worse.

Colombia: Beware the zombie drug

Scopolamine is a medicine for motion sickness or tremors. In Colombia, it’s a scary drug called ‘devil’s breath.’ Whatever you call it, it could be causing unfaithful Colombian husbands serious problems. Here’s why.

Ecuador’s wheelchair revolution

South America isn’t known for being accessible for the disabled. If Ecuador’s vice president has his way, that’s about to change.