Brazil

The Amazon is burning: What you need to know

Where are the fires? Why is the Amazon important? Six things to know about the fires burning in the 'lungs of Earth'.

Environment

Amazon burning: Bolsonaro prepares to send army as outrage grows

Pressure builds on Brazilian president to do more to contain record number of fires raging in parts of the Amazon.

Amazon burning: Bolsonaro prepares to send army as outrage grows

Brazil

'Our house is burning': Macron urges G7 action on Amazon fires

French president's call for G7 action on record Amazon blazes prompts sharp rebuke from Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro.

'Our house is burning': Macron urges G7 action on Amazon fires

Ecuador

Venezuelans race to Ecuador before new visa rules take effect

Ecuador set to become latest South American country to implement strict visa requirements for Venezuelans.

Venezuelans race to Ecuador before new visa rules take effect

AJ Impact

Ireland, France to block Brazil trade deal over Amazon

The deal has taken 20 years to negotiate, but Brazil's lack of environmental protection has sparked worldwide anger.

Ireland, France set to block EU-Mercosur trade deal over Amazon

Latin America

Analysis: Amazon rainforest fire - how can we help?

Fires raging in Brazil's Amazon rainforest have hit a record high this year.

Environment

Brazil: Concerns grow over burning Amazon as probe launched

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government lacks the resources to fight record number of fires burning in the Amazon rainforest.

Brazil: Concerns grow over burning Amazon as probe launched

AJ IMPACT

How Venezuela's oil output plummeted

In the last year, output has fallen faster than Iraq's after the US's 2003 invasion.

Environment

Brazil's Amazon is burning: 'Some families lost everything'

Indigenous families fight to save their homes and land as fires rage on in parts of Brazil's Amazon.

Brazil's Amazon is burning: 'Some families lost everything'

Latin America

Bolivia: Opposition rallies against president's re-election bid

The opposition says Morales should respect the results of his own referendum.

Environment

Amazon burning: NGOs dispute Bolsonaro's claim they started fires

Rights groups call Brazilian president's unfounded claim 'sick' and 'pitiful' as fires rage on in parts of Amazon.

Amazon burning: NGOs dispute Bolsonaro's claim they started fires

AJ Impact

Venezuelan crisis: Stateless children facing limbo in Colombia

Colombia says it will claim the offspring of refugees born within its borders. But can Bogota afford to be generous?

Venezuelan crisis: Stateless children facing limbo in Colombia

Brazil

Amazon burning: Brazil reports record surge in forest fires

Brazilian Amazon beset by raging fires, prompting fresh scrutiny of President Bolsonaro's environmental stewardship.

Amazon burning: Brazil reports record surge in forest fires

Mexico

'Historic step': Mexico judge approves recreational cocaine use

Mexico City court allows two people to use cocaine recreationally in the first ruling of its kind in the country.

'Historic step': Mexico judge approves recreational cocaine use

Latin America

Argentina's blind theatre: Performance in darkness

The blind theatre in Buenos Aires provides a unique experience of enjoying a show in complete darkness.