Anthony Faiola http://www.washingtonpost.com/pb/people/anthony-faiola/ en-US hourly 1 <![CDATA[Venezuela¡¯s economy is so bad, parents are leaving their children at orphanages]]> http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/venezuelas-economy-is-so-bad-parents-are-leaving-their-children-at-orphanages/2018/02/12/8021d180-0545-11e8-aa61-f3391373867e_story.html Mon, 12 Feb 2018 05:27:52 ESTSometimes, abandonment is the only way to ensure they are fed.

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<![CDATA[Fidel Castro¡¯s son, a bookish nuclear scientist, commits suicide]]> http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2018/02/01/fidel-castros-eldest-son-a-bookish-nuclear-scientist-commits-suicide/ Thu, 01 Feb 2018 11:54:10 EST"Fidelito,¡± who studied nuclear physics in the Soviet Union, was suffering from depression, state media reported.

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<![CDATA[Brazilian court upholds corruption conviction of former president Lula, potentially ending his political career]]> http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/brazil-on-edge-as-appeals-decision-nears-in-ex-president-lula-corruption-case/2018/01/24/e34ecccc-ff9b-11e7-86b9-8908743c79dd_story.html Wed, 24 Jan 2018 08:18:49 ESTThe ruling in the appeal by Luiz In¨¢cio Lula da Silva upends this year¡¯s presidential race in a nation battered by political scandals.

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<![CDATA[The corruption scandal started in Brazil. Now it¡¯s wreaking havoc in Peru.]]> http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/the-corruption-scandal-started-in-brazil-now-its-wreaking-havoc-in-peru/2018/01/23/0f9bc4ca-fad2-11e7-9b5d-bbf0da31214d_story.html Tue, 23 Jan 2018 02:18:42 ESTThe economy is hit hard by a bribery scandal involving a Brazilian construction firm.

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<![CDATA[Lula, once Brazil¡¯s most popular politician, faces ruling that could send him to jail]]> http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/lula-once-brazils-most-popular-politician-faces-ruling-that-could-send-him-to-jail/2018/01/23/9f72f5c8-ff9b-11e7-86b9-8908743c79dd_story.html Tue, 23 Jan 2018 07:17:45 ESTFormer Brazilian president Lula da Silva is still leading in the polls but faces a host of corruption charges.

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<![CDATA[Photos of Barbuda after Hurricane Irma]]> http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/world/wp/2018/01/16/feature/photos-of-barbuda-after-hurricane-irma/ Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:42:13 ESTBarbudans struggling to recover from Irma are wary of efforts to pull them into the modern world.

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<![CDATA[A new foodie mecca: A restaurant where lake algae and crispy piranha skin rule]]> http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2018/01/16/a-new-foodie-mecca-a-restaurant-where-lake-algae-and-crispy-piranha-skin-rule/ Tue, 16 Jan 2018 02:10:17 ESTAt this exotic eatery in Peru's capital, haute cuisine meets bizarre foods and a meal is truly an adventure.

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<![CDATA[Venezuela¡¯s solution to a collapsing economy and rampant violence: Woo tourists]]> http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/venezuelas-economy-is-collapsing-and-violence-is-rampant-its-solution-woo-tourists/2018/01/12/56363398-f492-11e7-9af7-a50bc3300042_story.html Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:32:18 ESTThe government hopes to follow in Cuba¡¯s footsteps. Good luck, hoteliers say.

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<![CDATA[This trendy Rio favela appeared in a Hollywood kids¡¯ movie. Now the bullets are back.]]> http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/world/2018/01/05/this-trendy-rio-favela-appeared-in-a-hollywood-kids-movie-now-the-bullets-are-back/ Fri, 05 Jan 2018 02:57:09 ESTRising violence in the Rocinha slum reflects Brazil¡¯s economic and corruption crises.

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<![CDATA[How hyperinflation stole Christmas in Venezuela]]> http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/how-hyperinflation-stole-christmas-in-venezuela/2017/12/22/0a85e876-e06a-11e7-b2e9-8c636f076c76_story.html Fri, 22 Dec 2017 12:26:10 ESTAmid collapsing economy, families have no money for presents or Christmas dinners.

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