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May 14, 2017
The Lost City of the Monkey God: Douglas Preston chronicles the discovery of an ancient civilisationIf you are a collector of legends or have a weakness for adventure stories, The Lost City of the Monkey God, by Douglas Preston, should be a cover-to-cover read. Regardless, the book is a brilliant story of a lost city as there might not be many left to discover in our times.
Apr 20, 2017
Protesters clash with security forces in Venezuela as Opposition-led protest against Nicolas Maduro continuesHundreds of anti-government opposition protesters in Venezuela clashed with security forces at various points around capital city Caracas on Wednesday.
Apr 05, 2017
Venezuela: Opposition protests sweep country as discontent over President Nicolas Maduro risesVenezuela's security forces quelled masked protesters with tear gas, water cannons and pepper spray in Caracas on Tuesday after blocking an opposition rally against socialist President Nicolas Maduro.
Apr 03, 2017
Colombia mudslides: Not prepared for a disaster 254 dead in Mocoa, including 43 childrenMost of the hardest-hit neighborhoods in the town of 40,000 are poor and populated with people uprooted during Colombia's five-decade-long civil war.
Apr 02, 2017
Colombia mudslides wreak havoc; over 200 people dead, hundreds more injuredRescuers clawed through piles of mud and twisted debris on Sunday, searching for survivors after violent mudslides destroyed homes in southern Colombia.
Jan 10, 2017
Fifa World Cup expansion will allow more teams to 'dream' of participating, says Gianni InfantinoFifa's decision Tuesday to expand the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026 will allow more countries to "dream" of qualifying for the globe's top sporting event, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said.
Dec 07, 2016
Rio Olympics 2016 was not perfect, but organisers exceeded expectations, says IOCThe Rio de Janeiro Olympics may not have been perfect but organisers exceeded expectations given the political and economic situation in the South American country, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Tuesday.
Nov 26, 2016
Under Fidel Castro, Cubans lived in fear but revolutionary hero put nation on world mapFidel Castro once said that if assassination attempts were an Olympic sport he would have won the gold medal.
Nov 26, 2016
Fidel Castro, who turned tiny Cuba into thorn for mighty capitalist USA, dies at 90Guerrilla revolutionary and communist idol, Fidel Castro was a holdout against history who turned tiny Cuba into a thorn in the paw of the mighty capitalist United States.
Nov 20, 2016
Travels through the Amazon: Journeying through the rainforest, along Lima, Peru, BrazilThe “Amazon” was the beginning of our fascination for South America. The rainforest, its gigantic trees, queer animals and hidden tribes — it’s stuff childhood mysteries are made of. You hope to unravel it all sometime in the future. The possibility of setting foot in this mysterious world might just be one of the “subconscious” reasons why we chose South America as the first destination for our round-the-world travels.