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South America

​Kirchner calls for Argentine intelligence service overhaul
Argentina’s president has announced a plan to dissolve the country’s top intelligence agency and replace it with a new body that will battle international threats from terrorism, drug and human trafficking, and cyber crimes.

26.01.2015 23:54

AMIA Argentina attack: Mystery behind public prosecutor Nisman’s death
The West’s global war on terrorism certainly kicked off in 2015 with a bang. High-profile events, charged with “unexplained and unexplainable” circumstances, began January 7 with the “Charlie Hebdo Event” in Paris.

26.01.2015 10:49

Argentine prosecutor dead after claiming President Kirschner covered up Iran’s role in deadly 1994 bombing
A prosecutor accusing Argentinian President Cristina Kirchner of covering-up Iran’s suspected role in a deadly Jewish center attack in 1994, has been found dead in his apartment hours before he was set to testify in front of the national Congress.

19.01.2015 16:11

Ride with the president! Uruguay’s Mujica picks up a young hitchhiker
Hitchhiking on one of Uruguayan roads, a young man has snagged a truly amazing ride – in President Jose Mujica's car.

17.01.2015 11:22

British armed forces order Falklands ‘super missiles’ as Argentina leases Russian jets
Britain is expected to order £228 million-worth of “super missiles” to provide its Falklands overseas territories with extra protection as Argentina boosts its air power with Russian-loaned jets.

15.01.2015 14:19

‘Global War I: Geopolitical battle where oil is key’
The oil price crash is the first battle of Global War I between the geopolitical interests of the West versus Russia and its allies, says international consultant Adrian Salbuchi. In the future we might see the same happening over water or food, he adds.

15.01.2015 04:50

Structure taller than Eiffel Tower built in middle of Amazon (PHOTOS)
The construction of a giant observation tower in the middle of the Amazon rainforest – a project of German and Brazilian scientists – is nearing completion. Photos from the top of the structure, which is higher than the Eiffel Tower, reveal the process.

14.01.2015 13:46

‘Fidel doing very well’: Maradona receives letter from Castro
Cuban leader Fidel Castro has sent a letter to his old friend, Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona, local media reported. The four-page letter appeared to disprove rumors of Castro’s death, which had been circulating for months.

13.01.2015 07:28

​China to boost investment in Latin America to $250bn within decade
The Chinese government will invest $250 billion in Latin American and Caribbean countries over the next 10 years in an attempt to strengthen its presence in a region dominated by the US.

08.01.2015 08:36

E-cigarettes rigged by drug users to smoke hallucinogen DMT
Drug users have discovered a method of adapting electronic cigarettes to vaporize a potent class A hallucinogen known as dimethyltryptamine or DMT.

07.01.2015 13:04

10 tons of fireworks explode at warehouse in Colombia (VIDEO)
Not your usual fireworks display: two people have been injured, and 17 homes damaged, after a huge blast rocked a fireworks warehouse near the Colombian capital of Bogota.

06.01.2015 11:18

Bat-sense: Ecuadorian student invents revolutionary suit for blind
The bat’s navigation system has inspired an Ecuadorian student to create an innovative costume that allows blind people to move around freely without a cane.

03.01.2015 14:42