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South America


Suriname President Desi Bouterse convicted of murder for 1982 executions

November 30, 2019 1:35 pm

Opposition parties called for Bouterse, currently in China on an official visit, to step down.

Explained: Why Bolivia is the latest South American nation to fall into chaos

November 12, 2019 7:06 am

Bolivian President Evo Morales, whom the elections had brought to power for a fourth term, has said he has been the target of a coup, and has alleged the role of a “civic-political-police” conspiracy to remove him from power.

Facing jail in Caracas, Juan Guaido travels across South America

March 02, 2019 3:54 pm

Guaido, head of the opposition-dominated National Assembly, risks not only being blocked from re-entering Venezuela, but being tossed into jail after violating a foreign-travel ban.

Video: Villarrica volcano erupts in southern Chile, thousands flee

March 04, 2015 7:29 pm

The 9,000 foot (2,847-meter) volcano sits above the small city of Pucon, roughly populated with 22,000 people.

Venezuelan students protest deadly force order

February 27, 2015 11:32 pm

Students were circulating a petition Friday to call on the justice ministry to repeal the regulation.

BRICS bank opens cooperation opportunities with South America: PM Modi

July 17, 2014 9:27 am

Our discussions today should throw up new ideas for partnership between BRICS and South America, said Modi.

Fiesta Mexicana

February 22, 2014 5:44 am

Experience authentic Mexican food from the heart of the country at a week-long food festival.

‘Hottest Nov in world in 134 yrs’

December 23, 2013 3:00 am

The combined average temperature over global land and ocean surfaces for November 2013 was record highest for the 134-year period of record.

Last chance saloon for those wanting to avoid 2014 play-off lottery

June 07, 2018 10:26 am

The World Cup qualifying competition reaches a dramatic climax on Tuesday.

Watches,belts and shoes are latest drug hiding spots for peddlers

July 25, 2012 12:08 am

Their ignorance of the latest fashion trends notwithstanding,officers of the Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) of the Mumbai Police have now cultivated a keen eye for accessories such as watches,belts and shoes.