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Archaeologists discover 2,000-year-old...

Archaeologists discover 2,000-year-old...

Latin America

Mon, Oct 19 2020

The discovery was made during work to improve access to view the Unesco World Heritage site and the figure...

Brazil's Covid-19 death toll passes...

Brazil's Covid-19 death toll passes...

Latin America

Sun, Oct 11 2020

The toll comes as Latin America and the Caribbean marked 10 million cases on Saturday and more than 360,000...

More than 10m Covid-19 cases in Latin...

More than 10m Covid-19 cases in Latin...

Latin America

Sat, Oct 10 2020

The US has the highest death toll, with 212,789, followed by Brazil with 148,957, India 106,490, Mexico...

WB: Latin America to bear worst impact...

Latin America to bear worst impact from...

Latin America

Sat, Oct 10 2020

The report forecasts a region-wide 7.9% drop in GDP

Argentina becomes first country to approve...

Argentina to approve genetically modified...

Latin America

Fri, Oct 9 2020

The experts acknowledged the modified HB4 trait was a scientific advance and could make an important...

Argentina has world's highest Covid-19...

Argentina has world's highest Covid-19...

Latin America

Tue, Oct 6 2020

Argentina's government won plaudits for a tough early lockdown that began March 20, but since then...

Scientists: Fires spike in Brazil's...

Scientists: Fires spike in Brazil's...

Latin America

Fri, Oct 2 2020

Most of the Amazon fires consist of agricultural burning on illegally deforested areas, even though the...

Brazil revokes mangrove protections,...

Brazil revokes mangrove protections,...

Latin America

Tue, Sep 29 2020

It is the latest in a series of environmental controversies for the far-right president

Massacre in Mexican bar leaves 11 people...

Massacre in Mexican bar leaves 11 people...

Latin America

Mon, Sep 28 2020

bodies of seven men and four women were found in the bar in the early hours of Sunday morning in the...

Latin American leaders push at UN for...

Latin America pushes for free Covid-19...

Latin America

Sat, Sep 26 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic is set to make the economy of Latin America and the Caribbean contract by

Rio postpones world-famous carnival...

Rio postpones world-famous carnival...

Latin America

Fri, Sep 25 2020

Brazil has registered 4.7 million infections and nearly 140,000 deaths from Covid-19

Colombians protest against police...

Colombians protest against police...

Latin America

Tue, Sep 22 2020

Bogota experienced several days of unrest after a 43-year-old engineer named Javier Ordonez died on September...

UN probe: Venezuela president behind...

UN probe: Venezuela president behind...

Latin America

Wed, Sep 16 2020

The mission reviewed over 2,500 incidents since 2014 that led to more than 5,000 killings by security...

As Brazil's wetlands burn, rain is only...

As Brazil's wetlands burn, rain is only...

Latin America

Wed, Sep 16 2020

The Pantanal sits at the southern edge of the Amazon rainforest, stretching from Brazil into Bolivia...

Pandemic forces pink farm to get creative...

Pandemic forces pink farm to get creative...

Latin America

Tue, Sep 15 2020

To respond to the pandemic, Pink Farms shifted its sales online and developed a new product line,...

Desperate race against fires in world's...

Desperate race against fires in world's...

Latin America

Tue, Sep 15 2020

There have been 62,627 fires in the Brazilian Amazon so far this year, an increase of 10% from the same...

Venezuela says 'US spy' captured near...

Venezuela says 'US spy' captured near...

Latin America

Sat, Sep 12 2020

A Venezuelan court last month sentenced two former US Green Berets to 20 years in prison for their role...

Brazil Covid-19 death toll passes...

Brazil Covid-19 death toll passes...

Latin America

Sat, Sep 12 2020

The virus has proved devastating for some of Brazil's most vulnerable groups, notably residents of...

Latin America and Caribbean pass 8m...

Latin America and Caribbean pass 8m...

Latin America

Fri, Sep 11 2020

Brazil is the worst hit country in Latin America, with 4.23 million people infected with Covid-19 and...

Brazil extends Car Wash graft

Brazil extends Car Wash graft

Latin America

Thu, Sep 10 2020

The operation's success in bringing once untouchable figures to justice made it popular in corruption-weary...

Brazil wetland fires threaten jaguar...

Brazil wetland fires threaten jaguar...

Latin America

Wed, Sep 9 2020

Experts say most of the fires are set intentionally, typically by farmers and ranchers clearing