Subway workers on strike demonstrate in Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo violence stokes World Cup protest fears

One-Minute Read Tue 10 Jun, AT 11:52

With the opening match of the World Cup fast approaching, violence threatens to disrupt the tournament

Taliban video showing Sgt Bowe Bergdahl being handed over to US forces

Bowe Bergdahl was locked in shark cage as punishment

One-Minute Read Mon 9 Jun, AT 14:42

Returned prisoner refuses to speak to family and objects to hospital staff calling him 'sergeant'

Disabled fan watching a football game

Fifa sells off World Cup tickets reserved for the disabled

First Reaction Wed 4 Jun, AT 11:11

Is low demand from disabled fans down to infrastructure problems outside the grounds?

Underwater archaeology

Santa Maria: has Christopher Columbus's ship been found?

One-Minute Read Tue 13 May, AT 12:28

Wreck found off coast of Haiti believed to be Santa Maria, which took Columbus across Atlantic 500 years ago

A man walks past armed police officers in a favela near Copacabana beach

Rio slum violence breaks out ahead of Brazil World Cup

One-Minute Read Wed 23 Apr, AT 14:21

Death of professional dancer, said to be killed by police, sparks rioting in Rio de Janeiro

British oil worker shot dead in Brazil carjacking

One-Minute Read Sat 5 Apr, AT 12:17

Peter Campsie, 48, gunned down by two men as he fled his moving vehicle

A Cuban flag is waved in Havana

US government created 'Cuban Twitter' to undermine regime

One-Minute Read Fri 4 Apr, AT 11:40

American aid agency funded ZunZuneo messaging service to encourage dissent in Cuba

Five killed as Chile struck by 8.2 magnitude earthquake

One-Minute Read Wed 2 Apr, AT 09:19

Chilean president declares northern Chile a disaster area after huge quake and tsunami

Air Canada suspends flights to Venezuela as protests rage

One-Minute Read Tue 18 Mar, AT 13:12

Canada's airline cancels flights to Caracas as it 'can no longer ensure the safety of its operation'

Construction work continues at the Arena Amazonia

Brazil World Cup: fears over media coverage amid delays

Briefing Tue 4 Mar, AT 13:19

Unfinished stadiums, IT systems and transport links – Brazil has a race on its hands to be ready