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.
Top Catholic Church officials worked behind the scenes to control the sex abuse scandal and keep it from authorities as well as parishioners.
Spain's top porn star, Nacho Vidal, has filed a sex abuse suit after a doctor asked him to drop his pants and felt his genitals to treat an ear infection.
Brazilian company Santher stirred some racial controversy when they used the civil rights slogan "black is beautiful" to advertise back toilet paper with a white model
Brazilian international goalkeeper Jefferson was driving to training in Rio de Janeiro when he was carjacked by three armed men on Sunday (22 October).
The death-defying rope jumping event in Hortolandia near Sao Paulo city surpassed a previous Brazilian attempt with 149 participants.
Two people have been charged with the alleged killing of a 20-year-old woman, who was 37 weeks pregnant, who was found dead in Brazil with her stomach slashed open.
A TUI flight from Manchester to Cancun was diverted to Quebec City after a drunken woman attacked a passenger and flight crew mid-air. The woman was arrested upon landing.
Police in Brazil accidentally killed an elderly Spanish tourist during a shootout with a drugs gang in Rochina, a Rio de Janeiro favela.
Photos of the eight prototypes built for US President Donald Trump's proposed US-Mexico border wall, including one with sharp metal spikes on top.
Chen Guanming was on his way to the Glaciar Perito Moreno, a glacier located in the Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina, when the tragic accident took place.
The black bear knocked the woman down, bit her in the back and scratched her and later attacked a conservation officer.
International rights groups and opposition parties have condemned the announcement, highlighting the dire state of Zimbabwe's health service.
More than 1,000 agents took part in one of the biggest anti-paedophilia operations in Latin America.
A plan by the mayor of Sao Paulo to give children pellets made from leftovers has divided opinion in a city that struggles to feed lower-income residents.