You are here:
South America
#

South America

Articles

WHO mulls declaring global health emergency as Zika virus spreads 'explosively'

Feb 01, 2016

WHO mulls declaring global health emergency as Zika virus spreads 'explosively'

The World Health Organization's emergency committee will on Monday debate whether a Zika virus outbreak suspected of causing a surge in serious birth defects in South America should be considered a global health emergency. #NewsTracker #WHO #South America #Virus #Ebola #Zika
Zika arrives in Europe: Danish hospital says case of the virus discovered

Jan 27, 2016

Zika arrives in Europe: Danish hospital says case of the virus discovered

Danish hospital officials say that a Danish tourist has been infected by the Zika virus after visiting southern and central America. #NewsTracker #Europe #EU #Denmark #South America #hospital #unwell #Central America #Zika #Danish broadcaster
Brazil's TAM Airlines Madrid-Sao Paulo flight diverted after bomb threat

Dec 15, 2015

Brazil's TAM Airlines Madrid-Sao Paulo flight diverted after bomb threat

A flight from Madrid to Sao Paulo operated by Brazil's TAM airlines was forced to return to the Spanish capital due to an alleged bomb threat, the company said. #Brazil #NewsTracker #Europe #Madrid #Bomb threat #South America #Sao Paolo #TAM airlines
Venezuela opposition anticipates election win

Dec 07, 2015

Venezuela opposition anticipates election win

Venezuelan opposition leaders said they anticipated victory Sunday after polls closed in a legislative election. #NewsTracker #Venezuela #South America #polls #Nicolas Maduro #Maduro #Elections #Freddy Guevara
Three generations in three decades: 29-year-old woman becomes grandmother in Argentina

Nov 06, 2015

Three generations in three decades: 29-year-old woman becomes grandmother in Argentina

A 29-year-old woman in Argentina became a grandmother after her 14-year-old son became a father, the media reported. #NewsTracker #BeatThis #Argentina #South America #Grandmother #Mendoza #Lucia Desiree Pastenez #teenage parents
Guatemala to investigate for those responsible for mudslide

Oct 07, 2015

Guatemala to investigate for those responsible for mudslide

The warning signs were everywhere in the canyon neighborhood of Cambray on the outskirts of Guatemala City. #NewsTracker #death toll #South America #Guatemala #Landslide #lives
Chile earthquake: Estimate of people left homeless rises from 3,500 to 9,000 persons

Sep 21, 2015

Chile earthquake: Estimate of people left homeless rises from 3,500 to 9,000 persons

More than 9,000 people were left homeless after a powerful earthquake hit northern and central Chile last week, officials have said, dramatically increasing previous estimates. #NewsTracker #Tsunami #Chile #South America #Santiago #Chile earthquake
After powerful earthquake off Chile coast, government issues tsunami alert

Sep 17, 2015

After powerful earthquake off Chile coast, government issues tsunami alert

A 8.3 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Wednesday evening, rocking buildings in the capital and sending people scurrying on to the streets. A tsunami alert was also issued, authorities said. #NewsTracker #Tsunami #Chile #Peru #South America #Santiago #Chile earthquake
Brazil opens corruption probe against former president Silva

Jul 17, 2015

Brazil opens corruption probe against former president Silva

Brazil's corruption-fueled political crisis ramped up on Thursday when prosecutors announced a probe into possible influence peddling by former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva #Brazil #NewsTracker #Justice #South America #Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva #Corruption probe #World
Pope Francis asks forgiveness for church crimes against indigenous in Bolivia

Jul 10, 2015

Pope Francis asks forgiveness for church crimes against indigenous in Bolivia

Pope Francis apologized on Thursday for the sins, offenses and crimes committed by the Catholic Church against indigenous peoples during the colonial-era conquest of the Americas, delivering a powerful mea culpa on the part of the church in the climactic highlight of his South American pilgrimage. #NewsTracker #Bolivia #South America #Indigenous People #Pope Francis #Catholicism #Forgiveness