Wreck found off coast of Haiti believed to be Santa Maria, which took Columbus across Atlantic 500 years ago
Death of professional dancer, said to be killed by police, sparks rioting in Rio de Janeiro
Peter Campsie, 48, gunned down by two men as he fled his moving vehicle
American aid agency funded ZunZuneo messaging service to encourage dissent in Cuba
Chilean president declares northern Chile a disaster area after huge quake and tsunami
Canada's airline cancels flights to Caracas as it 'can no longer ensure the safety of its operation'
Unfinished stadiums, IT systems and transport links – Brazil has a race on its hands to be ready
‘Fast, damaging and relatively simple’ techniques will be used to crash Fifa and sponsor’s sites, say activists
Scores of whales ended up in a desert more than half a mile from the sea five millions years ago
Leopoldo Lopez surrenders to national guardsmen after impassioned speech to supporters in Caracas
A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
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