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November 10th, 2011
02:55 AM ET

Reports of Mexican Military Drug Cartel Killings

CNN's Rafael Romo talks to Back|Story about the Mexico military's reported extrajudicial cartel killings.

Read more here from CNN's Mariano Castillo and Rafael Romo.

Filed under: backstory • Interviews • journalists • Latin America
October 28th, 2011
08:56 PM ET

Sentences for Argentina's Dirty War criminals

After two years of emotional testimony, a historic trial came to a close late Wednesday in Buenos Aires.   Our Brian Byrnes was outside the courthouse as some of the former Argentine military officers who carried out heinous crimes during the country's Dirty War were finally brought to justice.


Filed under: backstory • Latin America
September 16th, 2011
04:40 PM ET

“The Revealer”: Mysteries surrounding Machu Picchu

100 years ago an American archaeologist stumbled on the Inca's greatest treasure: Machu Picchu. Hugh Thomson travels to Peru and retraces the steps of explorer Hiram Bingham in this week’s edition of the “The Revealer”.

Filed under: backstory • Latin America • The Revealer
Sheep farming in Argentina
August 5th, 2011
07:14 PM ET

Sheep farming in Argentina

Sheep grazing has become an important part of the effort to protect the environment in the Patagonia area of southern Argentina. CNN's Brian Byrnes recently traveled to the wind-swept landscape of Monte Dinero to visit an Irish-Argentinian sheep farmer and his family.

You can see Brian's report on how the sheep keep these area of Argentina from turning into a desert HERE.

Read Brian's blog about the trip HERE.

Also, be sure to check out his Back|Story where he gives you a little slice of life on the farm around the bottom of South America HERE.

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