Night-time slaughter appears to be reaction to the 60 people killed at Manaus prison earlier this week
I look around me today and I see my Colombian cleaner FaceTiming her family during her shift, and Peruvian shop workers glued to foreign telenovelas in London supermarkets. Learning English is no longer compulsory
Slovakian rider left with pain in left arm but completed race
We asked travel writers to tell us where in the world they’ve felt the least safe
Northern Ireland’s peace agreement, as with the Colombian deal, is far from perfect democratic politics. Allowing extremist groups a vested hold on jobs and power is not exactly pure – but it is better than the alternative
The ceasefire ends a half-century of political violence which has claimed more than 220,000 lives and driven more than 5 million people from their homes
Rio de Janeiro might be grabbing the headlines, but Brazil offers amazing travel experiences beyond the Olympics' host city - from coming face-to-face with jaguars to kayaking underground rivers
It is the latest in a number of incidents surrounding the torch relay
Julia Platt Leonard shares her recipe for asparagus with roasted red pepper sauce
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The find may unearth information about the most ancient city in south America inhabited between 2,600 BC and 2,000 BC
President Rafael Correa: 'I know we're at the most difficult stage right now, but it's just the beginning'
Glyptodonts were about the size and shape of a VW Beetle, often weighing more than a ton
Genetics team believes it has the remedy: a modified strain of a mosquito that, by inter-breeding, will render the rest of them sterile
Snail hunt? Sure. Unidentifiable street food? Don't mind if we do. Zipwire across a canyon? Bring it on! For Cathy Rogers and her family, six months on a world tour meant a chance to say 'yes' to new experiences
'The health and wellbeing of all our team members is paramount, especially those females in the team of child bearing age'