Americas

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Canadian teenager wins $48m jackpot with her first lottery ticket
Juliette Lamour, a student from Ontario, makes history with £30m prize after taking part ‘for fun’

Tobi Thomas

04, Feb, 2023 @4:43 PM

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‘My forefathers did something horribly wrong’: British slave owners’ family to apologise and pay reparations
The Trevelyans were shocked to see their name in a slavery database and a journey to Grenada confirmed the continuing impact of their grim history

Paul Lashmar and Jonathan Smith

04, Feb, 2023 @2:42 PM

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Ontario says ‘colonization’ costs mean it does not owe First Nations billions
Canadian province argues in court it is not responsible for compensating Indigenous people over broken treaty obligations

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

03, Feb, 2023 @5:58 PM

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Best restaurant in Montreal according to Tripadvisor does not exist
Le Nouveau Duluth enjoyed an incredible reputation on Tripadvisor – raising questions over online reviews

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

03, Feb, 2023 @11:54 AM

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‘Gets police out of the lives of drug users’: decriminalization move takes effect in Canadian province
British Columbia now allows possession of 2.5g of illegal drugs in measure to mitigate opioid crisis

Justin Ling in Vancouver

03, Feb, 2023 @6:30 AM

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Bolsonaro attended meeting about plot to keep him in power, senator says
Senator says he was asked to get justice to make compromising comments on tape as Bolsonaro ‘sat in silence’

Constance Malleret in Rio de Janeiro

02, Feb, 2023 @6:52 PM

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Canada: five RCMP officers charged over Indigenous man’s 2017 death in custody
Two Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers accused of Dale Culver’s manslaughter and three others face obstruction charges

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

02, Feb, 2023 @4:58 PM

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The Brazilian man who walked into his own funeral has taught us all a vital life lesson | Tim Dowling
If you want to hear your friends say good things about you, faking your own death is definitely not the way to do it, says Guardian contributor Tim Dowling

Tim Dowling

02, Feb, 2023 @2:44 PM

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Jamaica’s women let down by failure of cervical cancer vaccine drive
Covid pressures and ingrained public mistrust mean less than 3% of girls are inoculated, and death rate is among world’s highest

Weronika Strzyżyńska in Kingston

02, Feb, 2023 @7:30 AM

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Exiled Bolsonaro lives it up in Florida as legal woes grow back home
Ex-Brazilian president faces criminal inquiries, including an investigation into his alleged role in the Brasília uprising

Richard Luscombe in Kissimmee and Constance Malleret in Rio de Janeiro

01, Feb, 2023 @10:30 AM

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Canada: PM’s residence is falling to bits – but who’s willing to pay for repairs?
The once grand 24 Sussex Drive in Ottawa, with leaky roof and mould after decades of negligence, is in urgent need of an upgrade

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

31, Jan, 2023 @11:15 AM

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‘Thought we’d made it’: new Biden rule leaves asylum seekers in limbo
Those migrating from Nicaragua, Cuba, Haiti and Venezuela dumped back in Mexico after being expelled at US border

Nina Lakhani in Mexico City

31, Jan, 2023 @10:30 AM

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