Soursop: Many Names, Many Flavors

In the English-speaking world, Annona muricata is called soursop. If that name is a turnoff, Spanish-speakers call it guanábana, French-speakers call it corossol or cachiman épineux, and the Thai know it as thu-rian-khack. These are...
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The Tough Question of Whether South America Is Dangerous

Literally every person I spoke with prior to my trip to South America last February echoed the same sentiment: South America is extremely dangerous and you’ll probably get robbed, even if you’re vigilant. In particular,...
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10 Things to Know Before You Move to Central or South America

10 Things to Know Before You Move to Central or South America "Here are some tips that I picked up from years of actual cross-cultural communications as well as first-hand experience, a grand ...
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Paraguay: History, Culture and Economy

Paraguay (pronounced /ˈpɛrəgweɪ/), officially the Republic of Paraguay (Spanish: República del Paraguay, pronounced [reˈpuβlika ðel paɾaˈɣwai]; Guaraní: Tetã Paraguái /teˈtã paɾaˈgʷaj/), is a landlocked country in South America.It is bordered by Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the east and northeast, and Bolivia to...
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