May 29, 2020 - Lima, Peru, Latin America - Peruvian police are cracking down on delivery drivers in a bid to stem the spread of coronavirus in the country with the second highest number of cases in Latin America.
May 29, 2020 - Buenos Aires, Argentina, Latin America - Argentina and its creditors have edged closer together after a second round of proposals were traded between key bondholders and the government, bolstering hopes an eventual deal can be struck to revamp around $65 billion in debt.
May 29, 2020 - Bogota, Colombia, Latin America - Colombian rebel group the National Liberation Army (ELN) would be willing to participate in a global three-month ceasefire being discussed at the United Nations to contain the spread of coronavirus, the head of its negotiating team said.
May 29, 2020 - Brasilia, Brazil, Latin America - Brazil's economy contracted in the first quarter by the most in nearly five years, shrinking by 1.5% data showed on Friday, as the coronavirus outbreak slammed the brakes on a fragile recovery and pushed the country toward recession. It will likely add pressure on President Jair Bolsonaro to deal with the fallout from the health crisis in an economy that was already struggling.
May 28, 2020 - Mexico, Latin America, North America - Alongside construction crews racing to build the Mexican capital's new airport, the skulls and curving tusks of massive mammoths peak through the dirt as paleontologists dig up more remains of one of the most famous mammals of the ice age. Dating back to more than 10,000 years ago, Mexico once teemed with mammoth herds, drawn to the grasslands and lakes that once dotted the landscape and spawning legends of giants that dazzled both indigenous civilisations and Spanish conqueror Hernan Cortez.