Simeon Tegel

Simeon Tegel is GlobalPost's Senior Correspondent for South America. Follow him on Twitter.

You think the US presidential season is crazy? Check out what’s happening in Peru

Why Latin American leftists would love a President Trump

Is Bolivia a sign that Latin America’s ‘pink tide’ is turning?

Why a 6,000 percent price hike on gas won’t matter for Venezuelans

Latin America dominates 50 most violent cities list, but you might be surprised how many are in the US.

There’s only one country in the world as corrupt as North Korea

Why South American parents are hiding their kids from the sun

Vultures with GoPros are helping clean up Peru (VIDEO)

A quick and easy guide to the Paris climate deal

Why a Paris climate treaty needs to protect the Amazon

A new giant telescope aims to answer the question: Is there anybody out there?

The Paris climate talks and the future of planet Earth

Why so many Cubans are fleeing to the US and getting stuck on the way

Colombia to legalize medical marijuana

A new Amazon highway threatens some of the rainforest’s last uncontacted tribes

Meet the Peruvian Rasta behind a landmark case for the right to grow weed

These rescued circus lions are recovering nicely from a lifetime of abuse (PHOTOS)

19 reasons you should probably up and move to Lima, Peru

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