Here are the latest measures taken in several Latin American countries to contain the spread of coronavirus.
Coronavirus has infected more than 230,000 people worldwide and killed around 10,000 as countries race to slow deadly virus from spreading. Here's what's happening on March 19:
Flash floods, landslides and other havoc wrought by torrential rain have killed at least 29 people in recent days in the states of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro while another 25 are missing.
After 18 months in prison, Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva pledged to bring the country back to the left.
Former leader Lula da Silva returns to his trade union stronghold near Sao Paulo city to address supporters, a day after walking free from jail and amid President Bolsonaro's swipes.
Over 70,000 fires have taken place in just Brazil this year, the consequences of which will affect humanity for generations.
Prosecutors said model Najila Trindade did not produce any of the evidence she claimed she had, including a video that allegedly proved the player attacked her.
The ruling by the Brazil Gymnastics Federation's disciplinary tribunal follows a Brazilian TV report that Fernando de Carvalho Lopes had sexually abused more than 40 victims.
Two assailants open fire inside a school near Sao Paulo, killing eight people before turning their weapons on themselves, authorities say.
Brazil's leftist presidential candidate Fernando Haddad accuses his far-right rival Jair Bolsonaro of "illegal" dirty tricks by hiring firms to spread lies through bulk messages via WhatsApp. Bolsonaro denies allegation.
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.
Now in its 15th year, the contest aims to give the elderly a bit of fun
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