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Nearly 400 new species discovered in...

World , Latin America

Thu, Aug 31 2017

The report by the WWF and Brazil's Mamiraua Institute, released in Sao Paulo, listed 216 previously unknown...

Pope heads to Colombia to anoint peace...

World , Latin America

Thu, Aug 31 2017

In his fourth visit to his native region of the world since becoming pope four years ago, the 80-year-old...

Venezuela to stage war games in warning...

Latin America

Sat, Aug 26 2017

Trump warned on August 11 that the United States was mulling a range of options against Venezuela, "including...

Venezuela's Maduro wants 'personal conversation'...

World , Latin America

Fri, Aug 11 2017

The United States on July 31 took the unusual step of imposing sanctions on a head of state by targeting...

First bar for the deaf opens in...

World , Latin America

Mon, Aug 7 2017

The bar features small cards showing the basics of sign language for drinkers interesting in expanding...

Maduro installs disputed new Venezuela...

World , Latin America

Fri, Aug 4 2017

The Vatican on Friday urged the inauguration of the new assembly be suspended. It also appealed for Venezuelan...

Venezuela arrests two top opposition...

World , Latin America

Tue, Aug 1 2017

Four months of street demonstrations against Maduro have left 120 people dead, including 10 over the...

Colombia's Farc will launch as political...

World , Latin America

Mon, Jul 24 2017

The Farc political party's policies and name will be decided at a congress at the end of August

Millions heed anti-Maduro shutdown in...

Latin America

Fri, Jul 21 2017

Violence during four months of anti-government unrest has taken around 100 lives, injured thousands,...

Venezuela opposition calls strike, Trump...

World , Latin America

Tue, Jul 18 2017

The vote came two weeks before Venezuela’s government will hold an election to select a constituent assembly...

Venezuela opposition holds vote to rattle...

Latin America

Sat, Jul 15 2017

'Maduro wants to make Venezuela into Cuba, and we can't let that happen. That's why on Sunday we all...

123 Venezuelan soldiers detained since...

World , Latin America

Thu, Jul 6 2017

Venezuelans view the armed forces as the key power broker in their country. Opposition leaders have repeatedly...

Trump revamps Obama-era Cuba deal, turns...

The new measures prohibit financial transactions with Cuba's military-backed tourism conglomerate GAESA,...

Venezuelan opposition condemns Goldman...

Latin America

Wed, May 31 2017

In New York, about two dozen protesters chanting "Shame on you Goldman Sachs" picketed outside of Goldman's...

Venezuela opposition vows biggest demo...

Latin America

Sat, May 20 2017

Clashes at street demos have left 47 people dead since the protests erupted on April 1

Besieged Venezuela leader orders writing...

World , 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...

World , Latin America

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...

World , 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,...

World , 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...

World , 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...

World , 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...