South America

Argentina's economy minister 'changes colour'

2014-06-13 13:01

Many in the business community feared Argentina's new economy minister Axel might plunge Latin America's number three economy deeper into isolation.

SAA to axe another route

2013-11-05 08:34

National carrier South African Airways is set to implement the next part of its 20-year turn-around strategy.

Rivers seen suffering more floods

2013-06-09 22:37

Climate change is likely to worsen floods on rivers such as the Ganges, the Nile and the Amazon this century, according to a study.

Brazil death toll: 610

2011-01-16 09:28

Devastating floods and mudslides in a mountainous region of Brazil near Rio de Janeiro have killed more than 610 people, Civil Defence officials have said.

How to greet people when travelling abroad

2014-08-20 15:54

Travelling to a different country soon, but not quite sure how to say ‘howzit’ to potential new foreign friends? Here’s your guide.


Alarming sea turtle deaths

2013-11-10 13:44

Hundreds of sea turtles are washing up dead on the beaches of Central America and scientists don't know why.

Demonstrators flood Brazilian streets

2013-06-18 21:50

Enormous demonstrations have shaken cities across South America, and more are expected in some of the largest outpourings of frustration.

9 shot dead in gang violence

2012-01-22 08:24

Nine people have died and two others were injured in a gang shootout at a gold-panning site in French Guiana.

Travel first aid kit

2010-09-22 11:15

Know which emergency items to pack.

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