A growing real estate market and the speculative buying of land are taking their toll on southern Brazil's prehistoric shell mounds.
As the World Cup kicks off in Moscow lets compare how football is run and how international law is applied.
Across Latin America justice is increasingly wielded to settle political scores. With increasing political polarisation the rule of law is suffering which does not bode well for the long term wellbeing of Latin American nations.
The move angered EU as well as Mexico while Canada retaliated by saying it will impose tariffs covering $12.8 billion on imports from the US. The US tariffs come into effect on Friday.
The government has made concessions, including cutting the price of diesel for 60 days and lifting several taxes. Some of the truckers associations have signed on to the deals. Others say they are not enough.
The decision was announced by Brazilian President Michel Temer as a week-long strike by truckers paralyses much of the country’s economic infrastructure.
Truckers angry over rising diesel prices began the strike on Monday and continued it on Friday despite an announced deal between the government and transportation unions late Thursday.
Truckers angry over fuel price hikes are striking for a fifth straight day in Brazil despite a deal reached with unions to suspend the stoppage.
Truck drivers want a reduction in diesel prices, which giant state oil company Petrobras has been raising since late 2016 in line with increases in oil prices on the international market.
Now in its 15th year, the contest aims to give the elderly a bit of fun
A 24-storey abandoned office building occupied by hundreds of squatters was engulfed in flames and collapsed in the centre of Sao Paulo.
The building, a former federal police headquarters, was engulfed in a blaze before the floors started falling on themselves like dominoes with debris flying in all directions.
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