South America

In a reversal of President Donald Trump immigration policies, President-elect Joe Biden is vowing to increase the number of refugees that America takes in.
An NFL spokesman said the hallucinogenic wouldn’t have triggered a positive test result on either the League's substance abuse or performance-enhancing substance policies.
The estimated age of the male, called Captain Eo, was well over the species’ average life expectancy of 20 to 30 years, the zoo said in a statement.
The world is changing before our eyes. With global warming, human damage and the disintegration of traditions, the threat to planet Earth's most beautiful wonders is very real. Now is the time to witness these precious places before they change forever.
Peru's former President Alberto Fujimori is serving a 25-year sentence for murder and corruption charges.
José Antonio Kast has drawn comparisons to both Donald Trump and Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro. On Sunday, he could become Chile's next president.
Satellite images show sparse snow and bare ground on some peaks of the South American mountain range.
Argentina’s Congress will consider a legal abortion bill this week in a vote that could boost reproductive rights movements across the Americas.
Headquartered in Chile, the airline -- like the rest of the travel industry -- has struggled to stay aloft amid the coronavirus pandemic.
A WHO doctor said Brazil is the most affected country in South America, and is relying heavily on the disputed drug hydroxychloroquine for treatment.