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Besieged Venezuela leader orders writing...

Besieged Venezuela leader orders writing...

Latin America

Tue, May 2 2017

Venezuela's constitution was last rewritten in 1999, early in the 14-year presidency of the late Hugo...

12-year-old girl the next Usain...

12-year-old girl the next Usain...

World

Tue, Apr 4 2017

Brianna Lyston beat the Girls’ Class Four 200m record in Kingston, Jamaica by clocking a time of 23.72...

French Guiana rejects France's $1bn...

French Guiana rejects France's $1bn...

Latin America

Mon, Apr 3 2017

French Guiana immediately described the proposals as "unsatisfactory" and the collective behind the strikes...

Leftist claims win in Ecuador election,...

Leftist claims win in Ecuador election,...

Latin America

Mon, Apr 3 2017

With more than 97% of voting acts counted, Leftist candidate Lenin Moreno garnered 51% of the vote while...

Brazil's rotten meat scandal: What we...

Brazil's rotten meat scandal: What we...

Latin America

Wed, Mar 22 2017

Brazil is the world's biggest beef- and poultry-exporting nation and the row is especially unwelcome...

First fluorescent frog found in...

First fluorescent frog found in...

Latin America

Fri, Mar 17 2017

Under normal light the frog's translucent skin is a muted yellowish-brown colour with red dots, but when...

Nineteen killed in fire at Guatemala...

Nineteen killed in fire at Guatemala...

Latin America

Thu, Mar 9 2017

Media also said 540 children live in the home, despite its 400 capacity

Rio carnival fantasy hides dirty...

Rio carnival fantasy hides dirty...

Latin America

Tue, Feb 28 2017

Thousands upon thousands of performers turned the runway into a river of sequins, feathers, physics-defying...

Bangladeshi youth taking boat to America...

Bangladeshi youth taking boat to America...

Nation

Mon, Feb 13 2017

A Bangladeshi youth who had paid Tk25lakh to a human trafficker for providing him safe passage into the...

Presidential candidate wants Assange...

Presidential candidate wants Assange...

Latin America

Thu, Feb 9 2017

Assange refuses to leave the building as he would be immediately arrested and extradited to Sweden where...

Exiled from forests, Paraguay's Ache...

Exiled from forests, Paraguay's Ache...

Latin America

Fri, Dec 23 2016

The Ache's homeland was remade in the 1970s by the mass arrival of industrial farmers from neighbouring...

Photographer captures images of uncontacted...

Photographer captures images of uncontacted...

World

Fri, Dec 23 2016

Brazil has about 80 such groups but their existence is increasingly threatened by illegal loggers, miners...

Temer aims to save Brazil, but can he...

Temer aims to save Brazil, but can he...

Latin America

Fri, Dec 16 2016

The second part of his austerity package, raising the minimum retirement age, faces a more hostile reception...

Rio gets Unesco world heritage...

Rio gets Unesco world heritage...

Around the Web

Wed, Dec 14 2016

Rio de Janeiro, nicknamed the Marvelous City, officially entered the UN's list of world heritage sites...

EU, Cuba sign pact to normalise...

EU, Cuba sign pact to normalise...

Latin America

Mon, Dec 12 2016

Cuba had been the only Latin American country that did not have a so-called 'dialogue and cooperation'...

Cuba buries Castro, entering post-Fidel...

Cuba buries Castro, entering post-Fidel...

Latin America

Sun, Dec 4 2016

His burial ends a nine-day period of mourning during which Cubans, often encouraged by the government,...

Chapecoense plane crash: Survivor 'may...

Chapecoense plane crash: Survivor 'may...

Uncategorized

Fri, Dec 2 2016

A Brazilian football player who survived a plane crash in Colombia on Monday is recovering and may be...

Cuba returning Castro's ashes to birthplace...

Cuba returning Castro's ashes to birthplace...

Latin America

Wed, Nov 30 2016

Nationwide, Cubans have lined up to sign condolence books and pledges to honour Castro's socialist ideology....

Peru museum of Maoist rebels bears warning...

Peru museum of Maoist rebels bears warning...

Latin America

Tue, Nov 29 2016

The library occupies the walls of a whole room and includes books by Karl Marx, Mao, Lenin and more....

Plane carrying Brazilian club football...

Plane carrying Brazilian club football...

World

Tue, Nov 29 2016

Brazilian top-flight team Chapecoense were en route to a continental cup final match in Medellin when...

Fidel Castro: The man who beat all the...

Fidel Castro: The man who beat all the...

Latin America

Sun, Nov 27 2016

The US government spent more than $1bn trying to kill, undermine or otherwise force Castro from power,...