- Brazil museum fire: Prized 'Luzia' fossil skull recovered
It was feared that Luzia, a 12,000-year-old fossil, had been totally lost in the Brazil fire.
BBC News. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 12:03:52 GMT.
- WATCH: 15 injured when flight to Buenos Aires hits violent turbulence
Food, containers and even passengers were thrown into the air aboard the Aerolinias Argentina plane from Miami.
ABC News. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 22:21:23 -0400.
- CONMEBOL removes Wilmar Valdez from his FIFA Council role
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - South American soccer's governing body has removed the former head of the Uruguayan federation from his FIFA Council ...
Daily Mail. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 03:10:52 +0100.
- Spain arrests fugitive Peruvian ex-judge accused of corruption
A sacked Supreme Court judge on the run as he faces trial for corruption in Peru was arrested in Spain on Friday, the South American country's president, Martin Vizcarra, said.
The Local. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 03:36:23 +0200.
- Pluspetrol says natgas plant in Peru resuming normal operations
Argentine energy company Plusptrol said that normal operations at its Las Malvinas natural gas plant in southern Peru were resuming on Friday.
Reuters. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 18:29:22 -0400.
- Assange presses Ecuador to grant basic rights under asylum
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is seeking a court injunction pressing Ecuador to provide basic rights he says the country agreed to when it first granted him asylum at its London embassy. ...
Washington Times. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 18:24:14 -0400.
- Skull of ancient human found in burned Brazilian museum
The skull, though damaged, was protected by a cabinet that fell over the glass box it was encased in, the museum's deputy director Cristiana Serejo said. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:00:43 -0400.
- Sotheby's Fine Jewels Sale Achieves $11 Million, An Auction House Record
The top lot was a 10.68-carat Colombian 'Classic' emerald and diamond ring that fetched $1.2 million.
By Anthony Demarco, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 14:48:00 -0400.
- Wikileaks' Julian Assange sues Ecuador for violating his 'rights and freedoms' - CNET
He's been living at the country's embassy in London since 2012.
Marrian Zhou. CNET. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 17:14:51 +0000.
- Julian Assange sues Ecuador for violating 'fundamental rights', limiting access to outside world
LONDON (AFP) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sued the Ecuador government on Friday (Oct 19) for violating his "fundamental rights" and limiting his access to the outside world while in asylum at its London embassy.
Straits Times. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 00:29:01 +0800.
- Julian Assange files case against Ecuador for 'violating rights'
WikiLeaks founder has lived in Quito's embassy in London since Swedish prosecutors filed rape charges in 2012.
Al Jazeera. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:10:34 GMT.
- Julian Assange: Wikileaks co-founder to take legal action against Ecuador
The Wikileaks co-founder has been living in the country's UK embassy in London since 2012.
BBC News. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:18:45 GMT.
- Assange sues Ecuador for 'violating his rights'
Julian Assange is launching legal action against Ecuador, accusing its government of violating his "fundamental rights and freedoms".
Sky News. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:01:00 +0100.
- Presidential race in Brazil marred by WhatsApp scandal
Frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro is involved in accusations over illegal campaigning tactics using the messaging service.
ZDNet. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:23:00 +0000.
- US Hog Farmers Could Get Squeezed in China Trade Dispute
American pork is falling victim to the ongoing trade dispute with China, where the world's biggest appetite for pork could be filled by hog farmers in Europe and South America, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Newsmax. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:41:55 EDT.
- South American marsupials discovered to reach new heights
There have long been speculations that the mouse-sized marsupial monito del monte climbs to lofty heights in the trees. Yet, no previous records exist documenting such arboreal habits for this creature. ...
Science Daily. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:53:13 EDT.
- Bear of the Day: Banco De Chile
Bear of the Day: Banco De Chile
David Borun. Zacks. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:45:00 GMT.
- Peru's president soars as he channels anger over corruption
CALEMAR, Peru (AP) - Martin Vizcarra stepped down from a military helicopter into a small Peruvian jungle village where no president had ventured before. ...
Franklin Briceno. Washington Times. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 00:08:39 -0400.
- Lawyers for Brazil's president ask top court to annul police graft accusations
Lawyers for Brazil's President Michel Temer on Wednesday asked the country's top court to annul a federal police report that recommended he and his close associates be charged with graft and have their assets confiscated. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 21:54:21 -0400.
- Pot by the numbers: The nitty gritty of Canada's cannabis scene
Canada just became the world's second country - Uruguay was first - to legalise recreational marijuana. Here's a look at the Canadian relationship with the plant. Supply and demand : Canadian households consumed about C$5.5 ...
New Zealand Herald. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 12:54:40 +1200.