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Central, South American countries left devastated by Hurricane Iota
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29-0 loss reopens debate on women's football in Brazil
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Argentina wealth tax: Government to raise funds for COVID relief
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Coronavirus: Argentina's confirmed cases surpass one millionThe South American nation becomes the fifth country in the world to reach the grim milestone.
Colombia: Indigenous protesters topple conquistador's statueThey say Sebastián de Belalcázar represented five centuries of genocide and slavery in South America.
Fires in Pantanal, world's largest tropical wetlands, 'triple' in 2020Brazilian satellite data shows a huge increase in fires in the Pantanal wetlands in South America.
Coronavirus: Why politics means success or failure in South AmericaArgentina has been singled out for success but the situation could not be more different in Brazil.
Coronavirus tracked: UK cases pass 300,000 as world sees record surge in new infectionsMajor outbreaks across Asia and South America contributed to a record high number of global cases
Peru overtakes Italy in total cases of coronavirusPeru topped 240,000 total cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, surpassing hard-hit Italy, government data showed, even as the pace of infections has begun to moderate in the South American nation.
Coronavirus: Peru economy sinks 40% in April amid lockdownThe country was one of the first in South America to impose restrictions but cases are still rising.
Mexican president says he would sell gasoline to Venezuela for humanitarian needs if askedMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he would sell gasoline to Venezuela for "humanitarian" reasons if asked to, despite U.S. sanctions on the South American country and its..
Chile extends state of catastrophe by 90 days as coronavirus surgesChile´s government said on Monday it would extend a state of catastrophe in place since mid-March by 90 days as cases of coronavirus in the South American nation have surged.
Crowds of shoppers head to Brazil malls reopening in big cities at heart of pandemicBrazilian shoppers lined up for hours and crowded into malls as they reopened on Thursday in the country's two largest cities, epicenter of a still surging coronavirus epidemic in the South American..
In Paraguay's coronavirus war, isolation centers exact a heavy tollParaguay's coronavirus camps, obligatory for anyone entering the South American country, have garnered praise from international health bodies for helping stem the spread of the epidemic. The..
Ecuador volcano eruption leaves several cities covered in ashThe eruption of a volcano in Ecuador's Amazon region left several cities covered in ash on Tuesday, fueling concerns of a potential health impact as the South American nation slowly emerges from a..
Venezuela's Supreme Court says congress failed to name electoral authoritiesVenezuela's government-friendly Supreme Court on Friday said the opposition-held congress had not named rectors to the South American country's electoral authority in time, a move denounced by the..
Brazil's Bolsonaro 'failed' on coronavirus, says climate activist Greta ThunbergBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has failed in managing the coronavirus crisis, teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Friday, a day after a record rise in deaths in the South American..
Venezuela's Guaido is still legitimate head of National Assembly, EU saysA Venezuelan Supreme Court decision to ratify an ally of President Nicolas Maduro as president of the National Assembly is illegitimate, the European Union said on Thursday, warning of a deepening..
Venezuela's Maduro says he will visit Iran soon, sign agreementsVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday said he would visit Iran shortly to sign cooperation agreements in energy and other sectors, after Iran sent five fuel tankers to the gasoline-starved..
Chile surpasses 100,000 cases of coronavirus: health ministerChile has surpassed 100,000 cases of the coronavirus, the health minister said on Monday, as infections have spiraled in the capital Santiago, putting the South American nation´s healthcare system..
Fourth Iranian fuel tanker enters Venezuelan watersA fourth fuel tanker from Iran entered Venezuelan waters late on Wednesday as the first three prepared to discharge at the gasoline-starved South American country's ports, Refinitiv Eikon data showed.
Venezuela's Maduro vows to raise gasoline price as Iranian tanker nearsVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday pledged to begin charging citizens for gasoline, as the fourth cargo of a five-tanker flotilla bringing fuel from Iran approached the South American..
U.S. accuses ex-Venezuelan lawmaker of drug conspiracy tied to Middle East militantsU.S. prosecutors on Wednesday charged a former Venezuelan lawmaker with taking part with President Nicolas Maduro in a scheme linked to South American and Middle Eastern militant groups to traffic..
Venezuela prepares fuel distribution overhaul as fourth Iranian tanker nearsVenezuelan officials pledged to revamp the country's gasoline distribution system as the fourth cargo of a five-tanker flotilla bringing fuel from Iran approached the South American nation's exclusive..
Donors raise more than $3 billion for Venezuelan refugees amid COVID-19More than 60 countries on Tuesday pledged some $3.4 billion in emergency aid for five million Venezuelans who have fled the country to neighbouring South American nations to escape economic collapse..
U.S. brings forward travel ban as Brazil surpasses its daily death tollThe White House on Monday brought forward by two days restrictions on travel to the United States from Brazil as the number of deaths from the new coronavirus in the South American nation surpassed the..
U.S. limits travel from Brazil amid worsening coronavirus outbreakThe White House on Sunday said it was restricting travel from Brazil to the United States, two days after the South American nation became the world's No. 2 hotspot for coronavirus cases.
White House limits travel to U.S. from Brazil due to coronavirusThe White House on Sunday said it was prohibiting most non-U.S. citizens from traveling to the United States if they had been in Brazil in the last two weeks, two days after the South American nation..
U.S. may ban travelers from Brazil on Sunday over outbreak: White HouseThe United States is likely to impose travel restrictions on Brazil on Sunday, a top White House official said after the South American nation became the world No. 2 hot spot for coronavirus cases.
Iranian fuel starts arriving in Venezuelan waters despite U.S. warningThe first of five Iranian tankers carrying fuel for gasoline-starved Venezuela entered the South American country's exclusive economic zone on Saturday, despite a U.S. official's warning that..
Argentina, creditors get ready to resume debt talks after ninth sovereign defaultA major Argentina creditor group said on Saturday it had been invited to sign a non-disclosure agreement by Argentina's government, signaling that talks could be moving to the next phase after the..
South America a new COVID epicenter, Africa reaches 100,000 casesSouth America has become a new epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic with Brazil hardest-hit, while cases are rising in some African countries that so far have a relatively low death toll, the World..
Tankers carrying Iranian fuel approach the Caribbean: dataA flotilla of five tankers carrying Iranian fuel for gasoline-starved Venezuela is approaching the Caribbean, with the first vessel expected to reach the South American country's waters on Sunday,..
Brazil coronavirus outbreak worsens as country could soon be No. 2 in casesBrazil's coronavirus outbreak worsened on Wednesday and the South American nation could soon have the second-highest number of cases in the world as the Health Ministry reported 888 new deaths and..
Global coronavirus cases surpass 5 million, infections rising in South AmericaGlobal coronavirus cases surpassed 5 million on Wednesday, with Latin America overtaking the United States and Europe in the past week to report the largest portion of new daily cases globally.
Venezuela military to escort Iranian fuel tankers: defense ministerVenezuela's military will escort Iranian tankers delivering fuel to the gasoline-starved nation as soon as they enter the South American country's exclusive economic zone, defense minister Vladimir..
Chile's trashpickers say recycling latest casualty of coronavirusTrashpickers in Chile are warning that recycling, never popular in the far-flung South American nation, is poised to become the latest casualty of the coronavirus pandemic.
Venezuela's Guaido says Iran fuel shipment ought to alarm Latin AmericaIran's fuel shipment to gasoline-starved Venezuela ought to "alarm" Latin America, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Wednesday, as five Iranian fuel tankers head towards the South..
Coronavirus: Brazil's outbreak 'threatens Paraguay's success'Paraguay's president says he has reinforced the border with the worst-hit country in South America.