Brazilian Indigenous leaders and environmentalists are outraged after lawmakers approved a measure that would affect claims to Indigenous land, and potentially, environmental protections.
Mexico has deployed some 7,000 soldiers to the area of the volcano, which is near Mexico City, in case an evacuation becomes necessary. More than 25 million people live within 60 miles of the peak.
American and European companies are increasingly having their commercials, shows and films shot in Mexico, taking advantage of lower costs and experienced Mexican crews.
At least twelve people were killed and dozens more injured when stampeding soccer fans pushed through one of the access gates at a quarterfinal match in the Salvadoran league Saturday.
Rita Lee, the Brazilian singer, musician and composer, has died at 75.
The New York Republican congressman reached a deal with Brazilian prosecutors in which he agreed to confess and pay restitution and fines to avoid prosecution.
Gold prices are soaring. Cue the gold rush, and with it, more challenges for Brazil and efforts to protect the world's largest tropical forest, write Robert Muggah and Mac Margolis.
The Yanaquihua mining company said 175 workers had been safely evacuated after the accident. It said the 27 dead worked for a contractor that specializes in mining.
UNESCO's new report on child marriages shows signs of progress. Yet each year, 12 million girls marry before they turn 18. And the pandemic, climate change and conflict has only made things worse.
Police raided former President Jair Bolsonaro's home, investigating claims of suspected efforts to falsify vaccination records to travel to the U.S. He denies any role in allegedly forging documents.
The humanitarian aid group Border Kindness leaves water and other aid in areas along the U.S.-Mexico border. They say people are ill-prepared for conditions on uncharted trails.
The Colorado Party remained the dominant force of Paraguayan politics as the vote count from Sunday's election gave an overwhelming lead to its presidential candidate, Santiago Peña.
"Pelé" — the nickname of one of soccer's greatest players — has long been used as a synonym for greatness. Now, a Brazilian dictionary is making that meaning official with a new entry.
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The fires were set Wednesday and Thursday to about 25 makeshift tents at a camp of about 2,000 people, most of them from Venezuela, Haiti and Mexico, in Matamoros, Mexico, near Brownsville, Texas.