Central & South America
Environmentalists say the president encourages the clearing of land for farming.
As Amazon rainforest burns, bitter dispute over who is to blame
There have been 70,000 fires in Brazil this year, a more than 80 per cent increase over last year.
As record number of wildfires hit Amazon, Brazil president hints at arson by political opponents
The mummy, nicknamed ‘Princess’, was donated to a US university museum 129 years ago.
US university returns 'Princess', 500-year-old mummy of Incan girl, to Bolivia
It's not the first time fans of Motagua and Olimpia have engaged in deadly clashes either.
'I didn't want him to go to that damn match' - Families of four killed in fight between Honduras football fans grieve
Mario Ledesma says some players had faith but the squad on the whole is yet to see their potential.
Pumas name Rugby World Cup squad, featuring 24 Jaguares players
Canaries caught from the wild by animal traffickers sing in their cages in a quarantined area of a wildlife center before being freed in Bogota, Colombia.
Songbirds rescued as Colombia fights wildlife trafficking
At an emotional ceremony, a law was passed for Chileans to register and name their stillborn babies before burial.
Chile take 'step towards a more humane society' with law allowing naming of stillborn babies
Two members of Colombia´s air force, inset, hang from a cable under a helicopter flying a Colombian flag.
Colombia airmen plunge to death wrapped in flag during stunt
Unfortunately for the convicted drug trafficker, his attempt to bust out of Bangu prison in Rio was foiled.
Brazil gang leader dresses up as daughter in failed jail escape bid
Clashes erupted earlier this week between two gangs at the jail.
Four more bodies found among the strangled and beheaded as grisly Brazil prison riot death toll hits 58
Life and culture in Brasil.
At least 52 dead, 16 decapitated in Brazil prison riot
The thieves bypassed security systems by using two cars that looked like police patrol vehicles.
Thieves with fake police vehicles nab 750kgs in gold during raid of Brazilian airport terminal
The fire quickly spread due to high winds and flammable material in the Callao neighbourhood.
Two hundred homes destroyed after large fire breaks out in Peru
A migrant child and his father stay together after being bused by Mexican migration authorities from Nuevo Laredo to Monterrey, Mexico.
Busloads of illegal US migrants dumped in Mexico, despite being from other countries
The All Blacks are getting up to speed as quick as they can ahead of Sunday’s match.
All Blacks grind through gym session after reaching Buenos Aires for Pumas Test
The All Blacks prop said the Pumas are a balanced side that will be dangerous.
Argentina will bring 'physical, expansive flair' to Test, Angus Ta'avao says
Coles said the squad will give Argentina the respect they deserve in the Rugby Championship opener.
Dane Coles determined not to be part of first All Blacks squad to lose to Pumas after 's***' 2016 loss to Ireland
Most of the Pumas' squad will be backing up from the Jaguares' loss.
All Blacks expecting Argentina backlash after Super Rugby heartbreak
Argentina's football superstar Lionel Messi.
Brazil coach criticises Messi over Copa America referee complaints
Jack Goodhue of the Crusaders.
Crusaders vs. Highlanders. 2019 Investec Super Rugby. Christchurch Stadium, Christchurch, New Zealand. Friday 12 April 2019. © Copyright Photo: Martin Hunter /
Super Rugby picks: Can the Highlanders upset Crusaders in the quarter-finals?
Wife and daughter of NZ man murdered in Panama released from hospital
Firefighters work to put out the flames of a small plane that crashed into the top of a home in Puerto Montt, Chile.
Six people dead after small plane crashes into house in Puerto Montt, Chile
Watch: The worlds largest airplane takes its first flight
Footballer scores insanely lucky penalty after spinning ball bounces into net despite smacking crossbar
Julian Assange to be expelled from Ecuador's London embassy within 'hours to days' - Wikileaks says
Marty McKenzie conjures magic try as pinpoint kick bounces off goalpost perfectly for Chiefs to score
Chiefs' fullback Damian McKenzie kicks during the Super Rugby rugby match - Chiefs v Blues played at FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand on Friday 3 March 2017.  Copyright photo: Bruce Lim /
As it happened: Chiefs score game-winning try in dying minutes to snatch victory from Jaguares
The 0800 information line has received more than 800 calls with the decision to ban military-style semi-automatics here is prompting law makers in the United States to take notice.
America eyes NZ as sweeping changes to gun laws enforced
European Union suspends operations of all Boeing 737 Max aircrafts
Amputee former marine makes rowing history, shattering able-bodied Atlantic crossing record