The death toll rose to 57 in Argentina after strong storms with heavy rain flooded areas of Buenos Aires and La Plata capital district.
Although Brazil’s soybean production reached record levels this year, port congestions are impeding exports of soybean as producers fear losing international markets.
Doctor 300 deaths: Brazilian authorities are accusing a doctor for seven deaths, but suspect that 300 others might have also been killed.
3,000 feet above Rio: In the air 3,000 feet above the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, four Americans effortlessly walked on a thin nylon line.
The world’s major international wildlife conference approved a proposal to regulate international trade of sharks in a historic move as the conference wrapped up in Bangkok [...]
Melon-headed whale dies: After beaching itself several times in Trinidad, a rare melon-headed whale died.
Six killed bar shooting: Gunmen sprayed a Cancun bar with bullets, leaving six killed. Authorities are trying to find a motive for the shooting.
Construction is set to begin to revamp Brazil’s only World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) accredited laboratory in preparation for the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Summer [...]
U.S. expels Venezuelan diplomats: Just more than a week after Hugo Chavez’s death, the U.S expelled two Venezuelan diplomats, declaring them “persona non grata.”
A massive heart attack was what killed Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez this week, a report said.