Here are the latest measures taken in several Latin American countries to contain the spread of coronavirus.
Evangelicals believe that the worship of idols or saints is blasphemous and some even consider it witchcraft and feel empowered to take action.
Former president Lula de Silva was leading in early polling in the Brazilian election, but is most likely going to be watching the campaign through prison bars.
Since September, Rocinha favela has seen several confrontations during an ongoing turf war between narco gangs seeking control of drug trafficking in the area.
Marielle Franco, a Rio de Janeiro councilwoman and outspoken critic of police brutality in majority black neighbourhoods, was shot in an assassination-style killing on Wednesday.
Shirtless at the Rio summer Olympics in 2016, the 34-year-old Taufatofua from Tonga is a hit in South Korea having trained on roller skates to qualify for the cross country skiing.
Marcio Matolias or as friends call him, 'The King,' built his sand castle on a beach in Rio de Janeiro often attracting many tourists who want to take a picture with him or his work of art.
Five favelas were targeted by around 1,300 police and 3,600 troops to stop gang-related crimes.
The case transferred to high court as the lower court had no jurisdiction to hear the murder case.
Bahman Golbarnezhad's death after falling from his bike during a race is probably the first in the games.
The US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte fabricated a story that he was robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janiero
International Olympic Committee announced on Monday that it had sent Egyptian judoka Islam El Shehaby home after he refused to shake the hand of his Israeli opponent following the end of their bout.
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