Bolsonaro’s Amazon-sized spat with Germany, Norway threatens Europe-South America trade deal

August 20 at 10:34 AM SAO PAULO, Brazil —  First, Brazil announced it would take foreign aid away from projects to protect the Amazon rainforest and give it instead to cattle and soybean farmers. Next...

Sudden darkness befalls Sao Paulo, the Western Hemisphere’s largest city, baffling thousands

Smoke, blown in from hundreds of miles away, cloaked Sao Paulo in darkness Monday. (Courtesy of Leandro Mota) August 20 at 10:44 AM RIO DE JANEIRO — In the height of daytime on Monday, the sky suddenly...

Colombia Kindly Offers Free Health Care To Venezuelans – Up To A Point

A corridor of newborns at the San Jose de Maicao Hospital in Maicao, Colombia. Venezuelan migrants have given birth to more than 25,000 infants in Colombia over the past two years. Charlie Cordero/The...

Why 500 million bees have died in Brazil in three months

Image copyright Getty Images More than 500 million bees have died in Brazil in the last three months. In the state of Rio Grande do Sul, 400 million dead bees were found – with beekeepers in four states...

Mural from 3,800 years ago unveiled by Peru archaeologists

Image copyright EPA A mural thought to be 3,800 years old has been revealed by archaeologists in Peru. The wall, unveiled on Monday, was found inside a public ceremonial building at the Vichama site, north of...

Gunman holds passengers hostage on a bus in Rio

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police have surrounded the bus An armed man is holding a number of passengers hostage on a commuter bus in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. Footage shot from a...

El Salvador woman cleared over baby’s death says ‘justice was done’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEvelyn Hernández thanked her mother after being cleared A 21-year-old woman acquitted of the aggravated murder of her baby in El Salvador has called on...

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