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Brazil election: Voters debate the merits of democracy as far-right candidate leads polls

Image copyright ReutersImage caption A Bolsonaro supporter in Brasilia Should Brazil stick to democracy, or not? Unlikely as it might seem to outsiders, this has been a key debating point as Latin America’s largest country edges towards its election. With...
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Peru court reverses ex-president Alberto Fujimori’s pardon

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Alberto Fujimori (pictured in March 2018) was pardoned less than a year ago A court in Peru has reversed a pardon granted to the country’s ex-president, Alberto Fujimori. Fujimori was pardoned in December on health gr...
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New hummingbird species spotted in Ecuador

Image copyright AFPImage caption The male of the species has a dark blue neck and a white breast with a black stripe A new species of hummingbird has been spotted and identified in Ecuador by a multinational team of ornithologists....
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Female surfer sets new world record

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Bolivia sea dispute: UN rules in Chile’s favour

Image copyright AFPImage caption Aymara priests performed a ritual to send their “energy” to the judges in The Hague The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ruled against Bolivia in its dispute with neighbouring Chile over access to the Pacifi...
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Canada joins US and Mexico in new trade deal

Image copyright AFPImage caption Relations between US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have occasionally been fraught The US and Canada have reached a new trade deal, along with Mexico, to replace the current North American Fre...
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Jair Bolsonaro: Large protests against Brazil election front-runner

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Ele Nao, or “not him”, has been used as a rallying cry against Bolsonaro on social media Tens of thousands of women have taken to the streets of Brazil to protest against the far-right presidential...
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Chile abuse priest Fernando Karadima removed by Vatican

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Karadima had previously been sanctioned to a lifetime of “penance and prayer” Pope Francis has removed the priest at the centre of Chile’s clerical sex abuse scandal. In a statement, the Vatican said the p...
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Chile abuse priest Fernando Karadima removed by Vatican

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Karadima had previously been sanctioned to a lifetime of “penance and prayer” Pope Francis has removed the priest at the centre of Chile’s clerical sex abuse scandal. In a statement, the Vatican said the p...
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Chile abuse priest Fernando Karadima removed by Vatican

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Karadima had previously been sanctioned to a lifetime of “penance and prayer” Pope Francis has removed the priest at the centre of Chile’s clerical sex abuse scandal. In a statement, the Vatican said the p...
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