Moments after winning Brazil’s first gold medal of the Olympics, Rafaela Silva broke down, wiping away her tears with a bandaged hand, and told her celebrating nation that if it wasn’t for judo, “I could still be playing in City of God.”
Living & People
The common use or better said, misuse of headphones for listening to music is leaving a mess on its way.
Chefs among travellers proving there is demand for produce from Madidi – and helping communities understand commercial potential of their flora and fauna
Newly elected elected leader Pedro Pablo Kuczynski joins 11 ministers for workout following questions about his health
No matter which country you root for, you can also root for these incredible athletes because even though they are all participating and competing for the gold, they are all promoting peace and understanding by bringing fans together across all nations.
While no recent national statistics on sterilizations are available, doctors and health workers say demand for the procedure is growing. Now all the slots are scooped up and some 500 women are on the waiting list
While visiting the island, each trip creates opportunities for participants to engage with Cuban professionals in similar industries. From restaurant owners, to graphic designers, the relationships are just beginning to flourish.
The Argentine President, Mauricio Macri, has announced a national plan to fight violence against women.
Print, which is 80m years old and probably belonged to the meat-eating predator abelisaurus, represents one of the largest of its kind ever found
Some of these people are running low on body parts that aren’t inked.
On one side of the wall are the bright, new, welcoming Olympic façades for Rio 2016. On the other, a drug den guarded by armed traffickers.
Worldwide appetite for this super grain was once thought to be undermining food security in the Andes, but a new report suggests the opposite is true
Farmers in Mato Grosso do Sul are responding with violence as Brazil’s Guarani-Kaiowá community attempt to occupy land they regard as theirs by right
Due to the many difficulties, the paleontological team named the new dinosaur “Gualicho,” which in the language of Argentina’s original Tehuelche culture refers to “bad luck.”
Ecuadorians must begin to acquire “seismic awareness” that will allow them to coexist with earthquakes, an all too likely occurrence in this part of the world
The federal government in Brazil says it is releasing additional funding to beef up security ahead of next month's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
The Buenos Aires zoo has been invaded by heavy machinery and construction workers, who are taking the first steps to transform the historic location into a modern ecological park without any animals in captivity.
The “Invisible Food” initiative plans to set up a truck that serves food cooked with ingredients that would have otherwise been discarded.
Nearly 1,600 people have died in hate-motivated attacks in the past four and half years, according to Grupo Gay da Bahia
The journey to the top of Everest began with a series of “visions” and meditative experiences that Vasquez-Lavado underwent as therapy in 2005, when she “visualized the mountain and a little girl walking.”
Arturo, a polar bear, came to the world's attention two years ago, when thousands of people signed a petition asking for him to be transferred to a colder climate in Canada.
The 142 years old zoo will be closed and an eco-park will replace it, announced City Mayor Horacio Rodriguez.