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"They just sedate them"; coronavirus overwhelms Spain's care homes

03 Apr 2020

MADRID As Spain struggles desperately to cope with almost 120,000 coronavirus infections, it barely has the strength to help its overwhelmed care homes and their elderly residents, singularly vulnerable to the respiratory disease.

'They just sedate them'; coronavirus overwhelms Spain's care homes

03 Apr 2020

MADRID As Spain struggles desperately to cope with almost 120,000 coronavirus infections, it barely has the strength to help its overwhelmed care homes and their elderly residents, singularly vulnerable to the respiratory disease.

Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world

06 Mar 2020

LA RINCONADA, Peru Eva Chura is one of the magpies of the mountain. Living with their families in shacks in a gold shantytown in the Andes, these women make a living gleaning gold from rubble. | Video

Years after nun's murder, church activists face threats in lawless Amazon

13 Sep 2019

ANAPU, Brazil Fourteen years ago, on a dirt road near a remote settlement in northern Brazil, a gunman paid by local cattle ranchers executed a U.S. nun who had spent much of her life fighting to save the Amazon rainforest and advocating for the rural poor. | Video

Years after nun's murder, church activists face threats in lawless Amazon

12 Sep 2019

ANAPU, Brazil, Sept 12 Fourteen years ago, on a dirt road near a remote settlement in northern Brazil, a gunman paid by local cattle ranchers executed a U.S. nun who had spent much of her life fighting to save the Amazon rainforest and advocating for the rural poor.

Brazil agents raid illegal miners in Amazon as environmental enforcement ratchets up

31 Aug 2019

ALTAMIRA, Brazil Federal agents in Brazil exchanged gunfire with illegal miners in the Amazon state of Para on Friday, according to Reuters witnesses, in a dramatic example of how Brazil has stepped up environmental enforcement in the wake of rainforest fires.

Brazil's mangroves on the front line of climate change

29 May 2019

CAIRU, Brazil Fishermen like Jose da Cruz have made their living for decades hunting for crabs among Brazil's vast coastal mangrove forests, dense thickets of twisted plants in deep black mud that grow where fresh-water rivers meet the brackish Atlantic Ocean. | Video

In Brazil's poor northeast, right-winger makes inroads

24 Oct 2018

BARREIRINHAS, Brazil The home of Crenilton Santos Ferreira and his wife, Claudia Adriana, sits at the end of a sandy path in the scorched northeast Brazilian state of Maranhao, the poorest in the nation.

In Colombia, victims of sexual abuse speak out after peace deal

20 Sep 2018

SOACHA, Colombia Yeimy sobbed with her head in her hands as she described how her husband was tied to a pole, gagged and made to watch as she was raped by four fighters from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) 12 years ago.

Venezuelan immigrants survive on the streets in Brazil

30 Aug 2018

BOA VISTA, Brazil Many Venezuelans thought they were leaving a collapsing economy for a land of milk and honey just next door.

World News

Civil unrest flares in U.S. cities over Minneapolis killing

The full Minnesota National Guard was activated for the first time since World War Two after four nights of sometimes violent protests that have spread to other U.S. cities following the killing of a black man by a white Minneapolis police officer who knelt on his neck.