He is illiterate, humble and always deferential to others whom he considers truly Divine. Or so the narrative goes.
- by Lia Timson
In the era of climate change, the creatures of these remarkable islands that featured in the Origin of Species are facing their biggest evolutionary test.
- by Nicholas Casey
Mining giant Vale's latest acquisition bolsters the argument it has raised for taking complete control of the shuttered Brazilian iron ore mine.
Brazilian police in the central state of Goias say the healer was considered a fugitive prior to handing himself in.
Police are investigating accusations by over 200 women that a self-proclaimed Brazilian faith healer.
- by Anthony Boadle
A man opened fire in a cathedral in southern Brazil after Mass, killing four and leaving four others injured before turning a gun on himself, authorities said.
A German freelance journalist wound up in jail in Venezuela on charges that his family says include spying - accusations they reject as false.
Two Russian nuclear-capable strategic bombers arrived in Venezuela on Monday, a deployment that comes amid soaring Russia-US tensions.
Chile has become the latest country to pull out of a controversial United Nations migration pact.
- by Aislinn Laing
Chile’s ambitious plan to face down Santiago's notorious smog problem will see it second only to China as the nation with the most electric buses.
- by Natalia A. Ramos Miranda