After years without enough food or medicine, and money worth almost nothing, life in Venezuela has become even harder. Most of the country has been without electricity for the last four days.
Published in “South America”
In recent weeks scientists have found two very different animals that have not been seen in dozens of years - a very rare tortoise and the world's largest bee.
Humans are not the only ones who use dating sites and apps to find a mate. Frogs and cows are also finding partners through creative use of technology.
At the moment, two different men say they are the president of Venezuela. The confusing situation is changing quickly as thousands of Venezuelans protest to remove longtime leader Nicolás Maduro.
On Sunday night/Monday morning, people in North and South America, as well as some parts of Europe and Africa will have a chance to see a total eclipse of a "super blood" moon.
The last person to spot land iguanas on the Galapagos island of Santiago was Charles Darwin - in 1835. Now they're coming back. Experts believe it will be good for both the iguanas and the island.
Scientists working in Brazil have discovered a collection of termite mounds that cover an area as large as Britain. The oldest mound they tested is close to 4,000 years old.
Jair Bolsonaro was elected president of Brazil after winning a runoff election on Sunday. Mr. Bolsonaro got 55% of the vote. Fernando Haddad got just 44% of the vote.
Brazil held an election on Sunday. No one running for president got more than 50% of the vote, so there will be a "runoff" election on October 28.
Brazil's National Museum in Rio de Janeiro went up in flames on Sunday. The country's prized museum held pieces of art, history, and information collected over 200 years.