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'Soul and Heart': Watch the official theme song for Rio Olympics 2016

Jul 07, 2016

'Soul and Heart': Watch the official theme song for Rio Olympics 2016

The Olympics - world's biggest sporting event - will kick off on 5 August in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. For the first time in its history, the Olympic Games will be staged on South American soil. #Brazil #Olympics #Rio de Janeiro #SportsTracker #South America #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #Thiaguinho #2016 Rio Olympics theme song #Olympics Theme song #Projota
Ecuador quake: 72-year-old rescued 13 days after tragedy

May 01, 2016

Ecuador quake: 72-year-old rescued 13 days after tragedy

A 72-year-old man was rescued by Venezuelan relief workers, 13 days after a devastating earthquake jolted Ecuador's northern coast. #NewsTracker #Venezuela #South America #Rafael Correa #Ecuador #President Rafael Correa #Manuel Vasquez
US was 'slow to speak out for human rights': Obama in homage to Argentinian-victims of US-backed dictatorships

Mar 25, 2016

US was 'slow to speak out for human rights': Obama in homage to Argentinian-victims of US-backed dictatorships

President Barack Obama paid homage Thursday to victims of Argentina's former US-backed dictatorship, admitting the United States was "slow to speak out for human rights" in those dark days. #United States #Michelle Obama #Barack Obama #Brazil #NewsTracker #Chile #Argentina #Uruguay #Bolivia #South America #Obama in Argentina
Zika scare: Cuba reports first case transmitted within the country

Mar 16, 2016

Zika scare: Cuba reports first case transmitted within the country

Cuban officials said they have detected the first case of the Zika virus transmitted inside the country, ending Cuba's status as one of the last nations in the hemisphere without domestic cases #NewsTracker #Venezuela #Cuba #South America #Havana #Zika Virus #Zika
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