This country is suffering through a major health crisis, with a leader who’s just taken steps to hide its death toll from the rest of the world.
The World Health Organisation has warned of a “new epicentre” for the COVID-19 pandemic, revealing the virus is not slowing down.
Australian drug smuggler Cassie Sainsbury has revealed the secret to her new physique in a candid Instagram Live shared with fans.
The coronavirus outbreak in Brazil is accelerating, with the country now reporting the second highest number of global cases.
A mayor in Peru pretended to have died from coronavirus, hiding in a coffin to avoid arrest after breaking lockdown to drink with friends.
Concerns are growing over coronavirus in Latin America as death tolls reach record highs – while leaders begin to ease restrictions.
After a second American rebel – accused of conspiring to overthrow Venezuela’s President – was arrested, the mercenary was interrogated on TV.
Photos of isolated Brazilian tribespeople in surgical masks has caused international alarm as coronavirus numbers in the country lead to shutdowns.
An American mercenary caught in a failed coup said President Donald Trump ordered him to escort the world leader back to the US.
Thousands of Australians have returned home since the coronavirus pandemic swept across the world. But these Aussies have stayed put.
While the world tries to stay apart, pictures show prisoners in El Salvador shoved together in lockdown after 22 murders took place.
Recently freed drug smuggler Cassie Sainsbury is considering IVF to start a family with her new fiance who she met while in a Colombian prison.
First it was China, then Italy, and now the United States. But there are fears a country of more than 200 million could be the next coronavirus epicentre.
The coronavirus outbreak in Brazil is worsening, with one city’s healthcare system on the verge of collapse. WARNING: Graphic.
Australian drug smuggler Cassie Sainsbury has admitted she smuggled cocaine because ‘I needed the money’.
Families are having to keep dead bodies inside their homes as a city in Ecuador struggles to contain the virus. WARNING: GRAPHIC
Airport officials have physically blocked a runway to stop an international flight from landing as coronavirus paranoia takes over.
Aussies in Peru are set to be stranded because they can’t afford the $10,000 plane ticket.
Jacinda Ardern’s tough border restrictions start midnight tonight. New Zealand holiday goers are rushing to catch flights home before then.
The White House has responded to worried claims surrounding Ivanka Trump after meeting with Peter Dutton days before he tested positive.
Police want to extradite a 20-year-old man arrested on a Caribbean island over the alleged murder of a sex worker found dead in her Sydney home.
People say they’ve been given “anxiety” after seeing footage of a woman posing for a photo in a popular tourist spot in Rio de Janeiro.
A new, mystery virus — with genes never seen before in any life form — has been uncovered in Brazil, scientists say.
When a scared tourist in Rio posted about being robbed on holiday, the response from Brazil’s official tourism agency was a little strange.
A fugitive who escaped from authorities during a dental appointment has been found in Venezuela after several months on the run.
The prison warden and dozens of guards have been fired after close to 80 “dangerous” gangland inmates escaped a South American jail.
The giant fast food chain has closed all its stores in the country after the shocking tragedy and amid queries over workplace safety.
Aussie drug smuggler Cassie Sainsbury is madly in love with her new fiancee after the pair became engaged in jail after months of dating.
Horrific photos reveal the wife of a former Amazon executive was savagely beaten with a baseball bat before her brutal murder. WARNING: Graphic
The true horror of plastic pollution has been exposed in this video, with turtle hatchlings struggling to even make it from the sand.
Over the past month, mass protests and violence have seen this whole continent descending into chaos. Experts say it’s only set to get worse.
Two agents who were instrumental in tracking down drug lord Pablo Escobar have revealed details of his personal likes and obsessions.
Glenn Greenwald — who won numerous awards for his coverage on Edward Snowden’s whistleblowing — had a dust-up with a fellow journalist.
Mayor Patricia Arce was attacked by a mob who forcibly cut her hair, covered her in paint and marched her barefoot through the streets.
Dramatic photos have emerged revealing the terrifying moment officers were hit by petrol bombs during violent anti-government protests.
Illegal loggers in the Amazon ambushed an indigenous group that was formed to protect the forest and shot dead a young warrior and wounded another.
A teen has been arrested over the murder of her pregnant sister and reportedly admitted to cutting out her unborn baby. Warning: Graphic
A hunter in Arkansas has been killed by the same deer he had shot just moments earlier. The buck attacked him, goring him to death.
A seriously ill boy died after his dad allegedly spent $217,000 of his crowd-funding donations on luxury holidays and brothels instead of treatment.
The Amazon rainforest is dangerously close to an irreversible tipping point and should be described as a “carbon bomb” we need to avoid going off.
It’s been chaos on the streets of numerous cities around the world as angry citizens take to the streets to protest against inequality, injustice, price rises and corruption. SEE THE BEST PICTURES.
Santiago is the latest city to fall prey to violent uprisings as tech-savvy youths set the city’s transport system on fire and clashed with riot police over fare increases.
Dramatic vision has shown a woman who came metres from death after she was knocked onto train tracks by a man who fainted on the platform.
As two highways cut deeper into the Amazon rainforest, they help bring more prosperity but also environmental disaster. Brazil’s challenge is to find a balance.
Thousands of people were wounded or detained in deadly street protests in Ecuador before leaders reached a “moment of peace”.
Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno has imposed a curfew on the embattled capital in a bid to stymie the violent clashes rocking the city.
Violent clashes have broken out after Ecuador declared a “state of emergency” following demonstrations against rising fuel prices.
A woman dubbed the “Kim Kardashian of organised crime” and considered El Chapo’s top assassin has been found dead in mysterious circumstances.
In a city tormented by violence against women, one gang took matters into their own hands — or rather, left it up to a pit bull terrier. WARNING: Graphic
A tourist who prodded what they thought was a sleeping furry animal curled up in a cave, got the shock of their lives. Warning: Gross
Under increasing international pressure, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has issued a fire ban for the next two months.
Experts have just uncovered the remains of 227 people in what is the largest child mass grave in history. WARNING: Graphic
A brawl between their husbands has dragged Brigitte Macron and Michelle Bolsonaro into a saga not of their making, which could affect millions.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he’ll only consider accepting aid from the G7 if French President Emmanuel Macron withdraws the insulting comments he made about him.
The moment a woman practising yoga slipped and fell 25m from a balcony and broke 110 bones has been captured by her friend.
Fires continue to burn in the rainforests of the Amazon as G7 nations commit funds to help affected countries.
French President Emmanuel Macron has labelled Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro “extraordinarily rude” after he endorsed a Facebook post mocking Brigitte Macron.
The fire-ravaged Amazon is receiving help in high places, with one of Hollywood’s biggest stars putting his money where his mouth is.
In the wake of fierce wildfires burning through the “lungs of the world”, many have turned their attention to Brazil’s far-right leader.
The Amazon is known as “the lungs of the Earth” because it produces more than 20 per cent of the world’s oxygen. So who’s fighting the fire?
Leonardo DiCaprio and Madonna have led the charge of celebrities expressing their concern over the fires raging in the Amazon.
The world has been reeling after footage emerged of uncontrolled fires blazing in the Amazon rainforest. Now researchers say they know how they started.
The world’s largest rainforest is burning at a “record rate” — but there’s a horrifying reason we should be alarmed by the unfolding tragedy.
Alarmed Brazilians have declared an “apocalypse” as the worst rainforest fires in history ravage the Amazon, plunging a city into darkness.
Wildfires in the Amazon rainforest in northern Brazil have ignited a firestorm on social media, as President Jair Bolsonaro suggests green groups started the blazes.
A police sniper ended a four-hour standoff with a gunman who held a packed bus hostage. His reaction was unexpected.
Three people have been killed and at least 10 injured after football fans attacked a bus carrying players to a stadium game in Central America.
These disturbing photographs taken in a Venezuelan hospital lay bare the suffering of vulnerable mentally ill people as the country implodes.
When prison staff noticed a strange-looking “teenage girl” walking around a high-security jail, they stopped her and made a stunning discovery.
Fighting between rival gangs leaves 52 inmates dead in a Rio de Janeiro jail in the second major violent incident in as many months.
Antivirus pioneer John McAfee was arrested over a cache of weapons in the Dominican Republic while fleeing rape, murder and tax fraud allegations.
Incredible footage of an uncontacted tribe in the Amazon rainforest has been released as a “cry for help” from activists.
Pop star Ricky Martin has swapped hip gyrating for fist pumping in his latest move, as a submarine that’s been missing for 61 years has been found.
Fourteen men and five women died in June from what appeared to be methanol poisoning in Costa Rica, following a spate of similar mysterious deaths in the Dominican Republic.
Incredible vision shows the moment members of the Coast Guard climbs on top of a “narco sub” running cocaine off the coast of South America.
Accounts of masked men breaking into homes, women being raped and death squads sent to kill have left a nation in turmoil. WARNING: Graphic
Authorities are scrambling to restore power after a gigantic electrical failure plunged huge parts of South America into darkness, with millions still affected 12 hours later.
New information is emerging as the FBI investigates how six US tourists mysteriously died at luxury resorts in the Caribbean nation.
With millions having already fled and the nation is chaos, when the borders of Venezuela finally reopened thousands were ready to leave.
The leader of a growing church known as “the Apostle” among his followers has been charged with child rape and human trafficking.
Ten years ago today a reliable Airbus A330 fell from the sky and into the ocean, killing everyone on board. This is what went wrong.
A third of all murders take place in a region where only eight per cent of the world’s population lives, and it’s led to a grim new population trend.
An autopsy has revealed the staggering reason for a man’s death as he flew home from a trip to Colombia.
Dozens of inmates were found dead during routine checks of three different prisons in Brazil, sparking renewed concerns of overcrowding. WARNING: Disturbing content
Well before Venezuela’s violent uprising, the embattled nation made one massive mistake that’s only worsened the mess it’s currently in.
Anglo-Australian miner BHP Billiton, is facing a $7 billion damages claim for being “woefully negligent” leading up to the 2015 Brazil dam failure.
A 28-year-old council worker has been sacked after it was discovered she had been selling erotic videos and photos for “a lot” of money.
It was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime for Alan and his young family. But in the cover of darkness, they were set upon by pirates.
Hundreds of Venezuelan military defectors can do nothing but watch helplessly as their country is torn apart, thanks to one ambitious plan that failed.
Donald Trump has vowed the US will be “there to help” Venezuela fight back against Nicolas Maduro’s regime as the White House sets up talks with Russia.
A socialist dictator and a “dirty dozen” of his lieutenants are holed-up in a complex as the country heads towards catastrophic civil war.
The family of a Brazilian model found dead near a Sao Paulo beach have rubbished claims she died after jumping in the water to save her dogs.
The situation in Venezuela is spiralling out of control, with new footage showing a horrifying incident. Warning: Disturbing
A male model has died after he collapsed on the catwalk in front of a horrified crowd, with some people assuming it was part of an “act”.
Julio Santana used to write down every kill — who hired him, where it took place and how much he was paid. He stopped counting after 492.
An entire country is in shock after the former president took his own life as police officers swooped in to make a dramatic arrest.
Pamela Anderson has gone on a Twitter rant in defence of Wikileaks found Julian Assange, taking aim at everyone involved.
The tribe had become split from their relatives after a war with a neighbouring group in the Amazon jungle.