- US Election 2016
- August 11, 2016
Brianna Lyston beat the Girls’ Class Four 200m record in Kingston, Jamaica by clocking a time of 23.72 seconds, almost within two seconds of the senior world record set by Florence Griffith-Joyner at the 1988 Olympics.
French Guiana immediately described the proposals as “unsatisfactory” and the collective behind the strikes called for a “special status” for the territory in talks with Bareigts
With more than 97% of voting acts counted, Leftist candidate Lenin Moreno garnered 51% of the vote while conservative banker Guillermo Lasso stood at just under 49%
Brazil is the world’s biggest beef- and poultry-exporting nation and the row is especially unwelcome with the country struggling to overcome its worst recession in history
Under normal light the frog’s translucent skin is a muted yellowish-brown colour with red dots, but when the scientists shone an ultraviolet light on it, it turned a celestial green
Media also said 540 children live in the home, despite its 400 capacity
Thousands upon thousands of performers turned the runway into a river of sequins, feathers, physics-defying floats, g-strings, and flesh oiled up to shine in the bright lights
A Bangladeshi youth who had paid Tk25lakh to a human trafficker for providing him safe passage into the US, died after his boat sank in the seas somewhere near Panama.
Assange refuses to leave the building as he would be immediately arrested and extradited to Sweden where he is wanted for four alleged sex crimes which he denies
The Ache’s homeland was remade in the 1970s by the mass arrival of industrial farmers from neighbouring Brazil
Brazil has about 80 such groups but their existence is increasingly threatened by illegal loggers, miners and drug traffickers
The second part of his austerity package, raising the minimum retirement age, faces a more hostile reception in Congress while street protests are becoming increasingly heated
Rio de Janeiro, nicknamed the Marvelous City, officially entered the UN’s list of world heritage sites Tuesday in recognition of its soaring granite cliffs, urban rainforest and beaches
Cuba had been the only Latin American country that did not have a so-called ‘dialogue and cooperation’ deal with the EU covering issues such as trade, human rights and migration
His burial ends a nine-day period of mourning during which Cubans, often encouraged by the government, flooded the streets to pay tribute to Castro, chanting “I am Fidel!”
A Brazilian football player who survived a plane crash in Colombia on Monday is recovering and may be able to resume his career, his father says.
Nationwide, Cubans have lined up to sign condolence books and pledges to honour Castro’s socialist ideology. State media continue to play tributes on a loop
The library occupies the walls of a whole room and includes books by Karl Marx, Mao, Lenin and more. The books offer a tour through the political mind of the philosophy professor turned guerilla
Brazilian top-flight team Chapecoense were en route to a continental cup final match in Medellin when their plane crashed, killing all but five of the 81 people on board, police said on Tuesday
The US government spent more than $1bn trying to kill, undermine or otherwise force Castro from power, but he endured unscathed before old age and disease finally took him