Survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki attacks are campaigning to halt Brazil's nuclear plans.
The 13 adults and 26 children had been used as slaves in remote mountain communities.
From Diego Maradona’s delight to the denials of regional football bosses, Latin America has lapped up the unfolding Fifa corruption scandal.
“The first step that should be taken in pregnancies of girls under 13 should be an abortion,” say activists.
Dilma Rousseff goes into her second term facing greater challenges than her first time around.
The left has run the country since 2003, but now is presented with a very real threat from the conservative elite.
The 2014 World Cup has seen unprecedented levels of outrage and debate over poverty, Fifa, commercialism … and occasionally football.
The rise of powerful politician Katia Abreu, who disregards green issues, has alarmed Brazilian environmentalists.
The bid by aggrieved farmers to starve out the state has been met with tanks and troops ahead of the presidential election on May 25.
Venezuela's leader Nicolás Maduro says he'd join the protests he is trying to suppress, were they not right-wing ploys.