South America

Egypt, representing 108 countries, proposes solutions on funding peace-building at UN Security Council

Thu, 28 Apr 2022 - 02:37 GMT

Those are African and European countries as well as some Asian, North American, South American and Caribbean countries.

Messi scores penalty but Argentina held by Chile in 2022 qualifier

Fri, 04 Jun 2021 - 03:03 GMT

Lionel Messi scored a first-half penalty for hosts Argentina before Chile's Alexis Sanchez equalised as their World Cup qualifier ended 1-1 on Thursday.

Brazil score five against Bolivia in World Cup Qualifiers win

Sat, 10 Oct 2020 - 12:30 GMT

Brazil had never lost a World Cup qualifier at home, a run that stood at 54 matches going into Friday’s game, and they never looked in danger of losing that record.

CONMEBOL to change Copa Sudamericana format in 2021

Sat, 03 Oct 2020 - 12:29 GMT

The Copa Sudamericana, the equivalent of the Europa League, will have a qualifying round followed by eight groups of four teams.

Messi back for another shot at 2019 Copa América title

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 - 08:55 GMT

Lionel Messi was fed up and hurting three years ago, on the losing side once again at the Copa America.

Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes north-central Peru

Sun, 26 May 2019 - 09:30 GMT

There were no immediate reports of casualties or of major damage. Earthquakes that are close to the surface generally cause more destruction.

Oldest human footprint found in the Americas confirmed in Chile: researcher

Sat, 27 Apr 2019 - 09:56 GMT

A 15,600-year old footprint discovered in southern Chile is believed to be the oldest ever found in the Americas, according to researchers.

Argentina's Macri recognizes Guaido at interim Venezuelan leader

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 - 08:35 GMT

Argentine President Mauricio Macri recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president on Wednesday.

Bolivia's Morales reaffirms backing for Venezuela's Maduro

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 - 08:33 GMT

Bolivia's leftist President Evo Morales affirmed his long-standing alliance with President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday.

Which came first: the people or the sweet potatoes?

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 - 02:10 GMT

he bulbous, colorful sweet potato has long been seen as an artifact of mankind's first ocean voyages.

Tillerson to visit Peru and Colombia, dogged by Trump aid threat

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 - 02:00 GMT

Trump's call this week to cut aid for countries where drugs are produced or trafficked could cast a shadow on Secretary of State Tillerson's South America visit.

Chile government guarantees Pope's safety despite church attacks

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 - 11:45 GMT

Pope Francis will not be at risk during his trip to Chile this week, despite a series of attacks at Catholic churches in the capital Santiago.

Moment of truth as Argentina seek World Cup berth

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 - 10:36 GMT

The once unfathomable prospect of a World Cup without Lionel Messi and Argentina could become reality on Tuesday as South America's thrilling 2018 qualification.

6 chances for Messi and Argentina to qualify to 2018 World Cup

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 - 02:10 GMT

Argentina's chances to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia are hanging by a thread after the scoreless draw against Peru on Friday.

Britain's easyJet launches platform to book partner flights

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 - 01:50 GMT

EZJ.L on Wednesday launched a new booking platform to allow customers to use its website to book long-haul flights with other airlines.

Soul star Charles Bradley scraps tour in cancer return

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 - 10:21 GMT

Soul singer Charles Bradley, who has savored commercial stardom in his 60s after decades of scraping by.

Paraguay joins Argentina, Uruguay 2030 World Cup bid

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - 08:04 GMT

Paraguay will join in the shared bid by its neighbors Argentina and Uruguay to host the 2030 World Cup.

Humans pose ever-bigger extinction risk to animals: review

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 - 03:50 GMT

An ever-expanding human population and exploding demand for food, water and living space.

Brazil ex-president Lula to appear in court in graft case

Wed, 10 May 2017 - 04:25 GMT

Thousands of supporters of former Brazilian president gathered on Wednesday as Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva set to be tried in graft case