South America

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Northern Chile hit by magnitude 6.3 earthquake

Northern Chile hit by magnitude 6.3 earthquake

Northern Chile hit by magnitude 6.3 earthquake

The tremor was recorded east of the coastal town of Arica, near the border with Peru

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Investigation opened after man dies in Venezuela protest

Investigation opened after man burned to death in Venezuela protest

Investigation opened after man burned to death in Venezuela protest

Hector Anuel was burned to death during the demonstration

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Shakira has a doppleganger - and you won't believe how alike they are

You won't quite believe how much Shakira's doppelganger actually looks like her

Rebecca Maiellano from Venezuela has a beyond-uncanny resemblance to the Colombian star

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Dutch journalists abducted while working in Colombia

Dutch journalists abducted while working in Colombia

Dutch journalists abducted while working in Colombia

Local police said Derk Johannes Bolt and Eugenio Ernest Marie Follender were taken by strangers on Monday morning

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

This Nazi dagger was among the images found in the raid

Bust of Hitler, Nazi guns and ancient fossils found in amazing Buenos Aires raid

Bust of Hitler, Nazi guns and ancient fossils found in amazing Buenos Aires raid

The Argentine Federal Police found the items in two separate raids in the capital city

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Woman faces death sentence after travelling with case partly made of cocaine in China

Woman faces death sentence after travelling with suitcase partly made of cocaine in China

Woman faces death sentence after travelling with case partly made of cocaine

A woman travelling from South America to Shanghai’s Pudong airport had 10 kilograms of cocaine in her suitcase

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro deploys army to quell looting and attacks

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro deploys army to quell looting and attacks

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro deploys army to quell looting and attacks

It is believed up to 2,600 soldiers have been sent to restore order to the state of Tachira

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Elton John cancels US shows as he recovers from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection

Elton John cancels US shows as he recovers from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection

Elton John cancels US shows as he recovers from 'potentially deadly' infection

The singer had just finished his South American tour when he became violently ill on the plane back to the UK

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Chapecoense - A look into the football club with a meteoric rise now engulfed by tragedy

Chapecoense, the Brazilian Leicester City who were dreaming of rags-to-riches glory

Chapecoense, the Brazilian Leicester who dreamt of rags-to-riches glory

A club founded as recently as 1973 was on the verge of astonishing success when disaster struck

Friday, September 23, 2016

Friday, September 23, 2016

New bird flu strain is posing a threat to penguins in Antarctica

New bird flu strain is posing a threat to penguins in Antarctica

New bird flu strain is posing a threat to penguins in Antarctica

Scientists have warned a new strain of bird flu could pose a threat to penguins in Antarctica, and there are fears that more deadly diseases may follow

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Researchers plan to break a world record by flying a glider to the edge of space

Researchers plan to break world record by flying glider to the edge of space

Researchers plan to break a world record by flying glider to the edge of space

The Perlan Mission II has been designed to discover more about the layers of the earth's atmosphere, as well as beat a world record set 50 years ago