Day of the Dead 2017 celebrations across Latin America, from earthquake memorials in Mexico City to a drunken horse race in Guatemala and a voodoo ritual in Haiti.
A missing American family lost in the Amazon after being attacked by pirates was found safe and in relatively good health, officials in Brazil said.
The incident in Brazil was staged by theatre group Confluências group to demonstrate the humiliation that comes with sexual harassment experienced by women in everyday life.
A Toronto bishop, Wayne Jones, has admitted to carrying on affairs with two sisters at the same time.
The Canadian prime minister ripped open his shirt just before entering a parliamentary question session.
Informant told the CIA in 1955 that Adolf Hitler escaped the Second World War and fled to South America, where he lived with others Nazis in Tunja.
Participants gave statistics about violence against women in the South American nation instead of revealing their bust, waist and hip measurements during a section of the event.
The Waiapi live deep in Brazil's Amazon rainforest. Their way of life is closer to the Stone Age than the 21st century. Yet the modern world is barely a few hours' drive away, and getting closer.
Toronto woman, who is on Twitter under the name @JodieJumpsuit, shared the novel trick that put her teacher off his inappropriate behaviour.
Beavers had weakened the base of the pole and strong winds knocked it over, causing the town to go dark.
Police are warning parents about a batch of fentanyl tabs that look like Halloween treats. Fentanyl is a deadly synthetic opioid, 50 to 100 times stronger than heroin.
The man subjected his daughter to continued assaults after discovering she was not wearing her traditional Islamic dress while away from the family home.
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Councillor Shawn Cleary says the term "marijuana" perpetuates racism and demonises Latin Americans in light of the drug's legislative history.
Judge Jean-Paul Braun also stated that the 17-year-old girl was a "little flattered" by the attention she received from her assailant.
Argentina's Domingo Bulacio is accused of keeping his daughter as a sex slave for more than 20 years and fathering eight of her children.
Mexican police reportedly found four men in a pickup truck with an AK-47 rifle, an UAV outfitted with a "large explosive device" and a remote detonator.