In the 1918 flu pandemic, not wearing a mask was illegal in some parts...

Yet it hasn't always been the case that mask-wearing is an Asian proclivity. There are many parallels between the two pandemics.While origin theories about...

Bodies are being left in the streets in an overwhelmed Ecuadorian city

The coronavirus pandemic is overloading this city's public services to a point of collapse. Hospitals have no beds left to accept sick patients, and...

Venezuelan naval boat rams cruise liner, damages itself, sinks

The proprietors of the German-owned RCGS Resolute cruise ship said its vessel had been receiving maintenance in international waters on Tuesday morning when the...

Mexico Drug War Fast Facts

The Mexico drug war: Bodies for billions Major CartelsBeltran Leyva - Founded by the four Beltran Leyva brothers, Arturo, Carlos, Alfredo and Hector. Formerly...

Chinese Americans on the forefront of advocating wearing masks in public

But the homemaker in Medfield, Massachusetts, is more than just a mask maker -- she has become a mask advocate, long before President Donald...

The US deported him. Days later, he was hospitalized with coronavirus

According to Guatemalan health and migration officials, the man arrived in Guatemala on a deportation flight Thursday. He was asymptomatic at the time, but...

Mexican governor claims poor people are ‘immune’ from coronavirus

During his remarks, which broadcast live on YouTube and Facebook, Gov. Luis Miguel Barbosa posed a question, asking reporters which people were infected at...

Mexican governor claims poor people are “immune” from coronavirus

During his remarks, which broadcast live on YouTube and Facebook, Governor Luis Miguel Barbosa posed a question, asking reporters which people were infected at...

Venezuela’s doctors fear the worst as the coronavirus pandemic approaches

According to the administration of embattled President Nicolas Maduro, only 107 diagnosed cases of the coronavirus have been officially recognized so far; however the...

Why are these three presidents downplaying coronavirus warnings?

As global leaders race to contain the brutal threat of a growing pandemic, a triumvirate of denial has emerged in Latin America, with the...

23 dead in prison riot in Colombia prompted by coronavirus fears, Ministry of Justice...

There was a "massive and criminal escape attempt" at the Bogota's La Modelo prison, one of the country's largest and most overpopulated prisons, Justice...

Canada and Australia will not send athletes to Tokyo Olympics

Both countries' Olympic committees also are calling for the Games to be postponed until 2021. "While we recognize the inherent complexities around a postponement,...

Canada will not send athletes to Tokyo Olympics and calls for the games to...

The organizations are calling to postpone the Games for one year and say they are backed by their athletes' commissions, national sports organizations and...

Scientists in Canada discover that an ancient continent was larger than we thought

Researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) made the chance discovery while studying diamond samples from Baffin Island, the largest island in Canada....

Jair Bolsonaro Fast Facts

Father: Percy Geraldo Bolsonaro, dentist Mother: Olinda Bonturi BolsonaroMarriage: Michelle Bolsonaro; Ana Cristina Valle (divorced); Rogéria Bolsonaro (divorced)Children: with Michelle Bolsonaro: Laura; with Ana...

Brazil’s Bolsonaro calls coronavirus measures ‘hysteria’

A 62-year-old man, who tested positive for the virus, died on Monday four days after being admitted to a hospital in Sao Paulo, officials...

The US is starting to look like Italy on coronavirus lockdown. It could learn...

The novel coronavirus outbreak Body temperatures are scanned as people enter the Buddhist temple Wat Pho in Bangkok, Thailand, on Friday, March 13....

Sophie Trudeau, wife of Canadian Prime Minister, tests positive for coronavirus

She is feeling well and has mild symptoms, and will remain in isolation for 14 days, according to a statement from the Prime...

Brazilian president’s press secretary tests positive for coronavirus, days after meeting Trump

It comes just days after Wajngarten met US President Donald Trump in Florida.Bolsonaro's aide posted an image of himself standing with Trump and US...

Once the Amazon rainforest passes the point of no return it could be gone...

A team of researchers found that once they start collapsing, the world's largest ecosystems, such as the Amazon, are likely to be gone much...