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Argentines celebrate 'eternal love' for Maradona with tattoos

4:11pm GMT

BUENOS AIRES Under his shirt, pizza shop owner Guillermo Rodriguez is a walking shrine to Diego Maradona. His entire back is covered in tattoos depicting the soccer great, whose death last week at the age of 60 inspired enormous grief in Argentina and beyond.

Evo Morales re-enters Bolivia after a year in exile

09 Nov 2020

VILLAZON, Bolivia Bolivia's former leader Evo Morales made a dramatic homecoming on Monday, greeted by crowds of cheering supporters as he crossed the border from Argentina where he had been living in exile since late last year.

Jaguar burned by wildfires in Brazil is helped back to health

23 Sep 2020

CORUMBÁ DE GOIÁS, Brazil The caged jaguar, hit by a tranquilizer dart, rises with a pained growl on to her bandaged, burned paws.

Amazon animal rescue brings hope from blazes great and small

07 Sep 2020

Porto Velho, BRAZIL Xita, a tiny monkey with sad brown eyes, clutches her newborn tight. Both are fighting for their lives.

RPT-WIDER IMAGE-Amazon animal rescue brings hope from blazes great and small

07 Sep 2020

Porto Velho, BRAZIL, Sept 7 Xita, a tiny monkey with sad brown eyes, clutches her newborn tight. Both are fighting for their lives.

Sweat, smoke and flames: fighting fires in the Amazon

15 Aug 2020

APUI, Brazil For a moment, the Brazilian firefighters were taken aback by the sudden rage of the climbing flames: the speed at which they grew and moved, carried by the evening wind. | Video

Amazon fires rage in early August as fears of mass blazes mount

07 Aug 2020

HUMAITA, Brazil Fires in the Brazilian Amazon have surged so far in August, government data on Friday showed, outstripping the same period of 2019 and renewing concerns about the destruction of the world's largest rainforest, which is a critical bulwark against climate change.

Brazil indigenous leader Aritana dead from COVID-19

05 Aug 2020

GOIANIA, Brazil, Aug 5 Chief Aritana Yawalapiti, one of Brazil's most influential indigenous leaders who led the people of Upper Xingu in central Brazil and helped create an indigenous park there, died on Wednesday from COVID-19, his family said in a statement.

Brazil indigenous chief Aritana hospitalized with COVID-19 after arduous journey

22 Jul 2020

GOIANIA, Brazil Aritana Yawalapiti, one of Brazil's most influential indigenous leaders, arrived at a hospital in the central city of Goiânia early on Wednesday to be treated at an intensive care unit for COVID-19, after an arduous journey over rural roads with a dwindling supply of oxygen.

As COVID-19 races up the Amazon River, health services struggle to keep up

26 Jun 2020

PORTEL, Brazil After days suffering from shortness of breath, 49-year-old Andrelina Bizerra da Silva fainted suddenly. | Video

World News

Biden picks diverse team of top economic advisers

President-elect Joe Biden named former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen as his Treasury secretary nominee on Monday, and named three women to other top economic posts, setting the stage for a more diverse White House.