Earthquakes, tsunamis and a naked tribe. It’s Chile – and not just the Galápagos – that inspired Darwin

Reports of the botanist’s round-the-world voyage are dominated by his findings in the Galápagos. The much longer time he spent in Chile and what he saw there have been overlooked – until today

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'Wire' creator David Simon: Corporations 'the cancer' that are slowly killing American middle-class

The writer’s next show, Show Me a Hero, is the true story of a battle over public housing that convulsed New York in the 80s. Here, on location in Manhattan, he talks about how money corrupts US politics, the erosion of the working class, why it’s a crime to be poor in America – and why he likes to argue

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Guatemala's president: 'My country bears the scars from the war on drugs'

Guatemala's president says that leaders of drug-consuming countries in the west have to accept it has brought Latin countries to their knees

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