Raid on Complexo do Alemao slum in eastern Rio de Janeiro city leaves at least 18 people dead, 16 of them believed to be members of organised crime groups, police say.
The relationship between the world’s richest man and the microblogging site has been tumultuous from the start and now it’s a legal battle.
Environmental criminals destroyed massive public rainforests in six years, with only two percent of 302 federal police raids targeting perpetrators, a new study shows.
Thirteen inmates killed and two others wounded in yet another bloody fight in a notorious prison, says the South American country's prison authority SNAI.
Some 16,557 square kilometres of indigenous vegetation were defrosted last year, according to a satellite data-based report.
Head of Venezuela's congress Jorge Rodriguez denounced former US national security adviser John Bolton's comments, saying the US has been stirring unrest.
Participants are discussing many issues, including fuel price cuts, employment, labour rights and mining policies, after weeks of disruptive protests in the South American country.
"Economic barriers that United States and Europe imposed against Russia did not work," says President Jair Bolsonaro, adding his position toward Ukraine conflict "was one of balance."
Two American investment funds say they will be working jointly with Caracas-based group but any effort is subject to approvals by US and under-sanctions Venezuela.
"What I request is a ceasefire that will be bilateral," to allow for talks "to bring an end to the war in Colombia," President-elect Gustavo Petro tells the South American country's last active guerrilla group.
Economy Minister Martin Guzman did not say why he resigned in his statement addressing President Alberto Fernandez, but called on the center-left leader to mend internal divisions.
America's chief hostage negotiator Roger Carstens, in a visit to Caracas, fails to secure freedom of at least eight Americans detained in Venezuela over terrorism and other charges, US officials say.
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