Fires take place regularly during the dry season, environmentalists blame farmers setting them to clear land for pasture.
Brazil Coach Tite is likely to shuffle his team's offence, giving starting spots to players who played well after coming off the bench against Venezuela
Copa America 2019: Tournament organisers worried over slow ticket sales for two matches in Belo Horizonte
Copa America organisers say there have been slow sales for the match between Bolivia and Venezuela on 22 June and the match between Ecuador and Japan on 24 June.
International friendlies: Antoine Griezmann scores as France ease past Bolivia ahead of team's Euro 2020 qualifying campaign
Antoine Griezmann scored as France eased past Bolivia 2-0 in a friendly in Nantes on Sunday, ahead of the world champions' resumption of their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign
Didier Deschamps on Tuesday called up an uncapped trio of players, including Barcelona centre-back Clement Lenglet, for a 24-man squad for the friendly against Bolivia, and Euro 2020 Qualifiers matches against Turkey and Andorra.
Rioting breaks out in Venezuela amid Juan Guaido's 'coup attempt'; Nicolas Maduro says Opposition trying to form 'illegitimate govt'
Opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets of Venezuela to call for a military uprising against socialist President Nicolas Maduro.
International friendlies: Teenagers Tim Weah, Josh Sargent shine as youthful United States beat Bolivia
Teenager Tim Weah scored a goal on his first start as a youthful United States team defeated Bolivia 3-0 in a friendly international match on Monday.
Police commander Faustino Mendoza said a device packed with three kilograms of dynamite exploded late on Wednesday, killing bystanders.
Police in Bolivia say six people were killed and dozens injured when a street vendor's gas canister exploded near the route of the Carnival in the city of Orura.
After apologising to victims of priestly sex abuse and then accusing them of slander in Chile, Pope Francis arrives in Peru
Pope Francis arrived in Peru on the final leg of his South American trip, where he will meet indigenous people.
Dakar Rally 2018: India's CS Santosh placed 40 after stage seven, Oriol Mena finishes in 17th position
Both Mena and Santosh tackled the stage with a steady head and arrived at the Uyuni bivouac safely.
Dakar Rally 2018: CS Santosh placed 13th after first stage; teammate Joaquim Rodrigues out due to 'unfortunate' crash
India's C S Santosh was placed at a creditable 13th among the bikers at the end of the first stage of the gruelling Dakar Rally while his Hero Motorsports Rally teammate Joaquim Rodrigues met with a spectacular crash to end his race
Lack of political will, past gender inequity and inertia around Women's Reservation Bill needs to be addressed
In its 2014 election manifesto, BJP identified the Women's Reservation Bill as a priority and assured its legislation in Parliament and all state Assemblies. In the past three years that the party has been in power, there has been no visible effort to see this Bill through.
Madhya Pradesh's dismal child health indicators can improve with better sanitation, focus on maternal care
Women's empowerment, better sanitation, and improvement in maternal health could improve the nutritional status of children in Madhya Pradesh.
Venezuela govt, Opposition parties resume talks in a bid to resolve crushing economic, political crisis
The govt and the main Opposition coalition resumed talks in the Dominican Republic on Friday, aimed at resolving Venezuela's crushing economic and political crisis
US, Russia resolutions on Syria chemical attacks investigation defeated in UNSC; Japan's proposal to be discussed on Friday
Rival US and Russian resolutions to extend the mandate of experts trying to determine who was responsible for chemical attacks in Syria were defeated Thursday.
Che Guevara's 50th death anniversary: Revisit a reporter's experience of capturing revolutionary's mortal remains
On 10 October, 1967 the Bolivian army presented the body of iconic Marxist guerrilla Ernesto "Che" Guevara to journalists in a makeshift morgue in a small town.
'Che is still here', say Cuban revolutionaries as island nation marks Guevara's 50th death anniversary
Tens of thousands of Cubans turned out on Sunday to pay tribute to Ernesto "Che" Guevara, the Argentine-born Marxist revolutionary and guerrilla leader, on the 50th anniversary of his death.
FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Argentina loses cool over possibility of Lionel Messi-less showpiece event
One area where all media were in agreement was that should Argentina miss out, it won't be Messi's fault.
Venezuela crisis: Caracas terms Donald Trump's plans to meet South American leaders as 'rival dialogue'
Caracas has denounced President Donald Trump's plans to meet with Latin American leaders concerning Venezuela's ongoing crisis, branding the talks as "rival dialogue".