Americas

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Which countries are enforcing mandatory Covid jabs – and how?
Joe Biden has introduced a vaccine mandate affecting millions, but some countries have gone further

Peter Beaumont

16, Sep, 2021 @1:07 PM

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Nicki Minaj claim that Covid vaccine can cause impotence dismissed by Trinidad and Tobago
Minister says health officials found no evidence that any patient reported such side effects: ‘We wasted so much time running down this false claim’

Lauren Aratani

15, Sep, 2021 @9:51 PM

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‘It was either me or him’: Canadian sergeant who shot fellow officer testifies
Police officer who was shot nine times is on trial for assault after allegedly attacking sergeant in confrontation over bathroom break

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

15, Sep, 2021 @4:38 PM

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Canada: Alberta healthcare system on verge of collapse as Covid cases and anti-vax sentiments rise
A province that has long boasted of its loose coronavirus restrictions has also been the site of North America’s highest caseloads

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

15, Sep, 2021 @10:30 AM

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‘Everyone’s fleeing’: Brazil cracks down on illegal mining in Amazon – for now
Government is determined to show the world a new, greener face, but activists are skeptical the clampdown will have lasting impact

Tom Phillips in Jardim do Ouro

15, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Haiti prosecutor calls for prime minister to be charged over president’s killing
Ariel Henry, 71-year-old neurosurgeon, became country’s leader in July, two weeks after assassination of Jovenel Moïse

Tom Phillips Latin America correspondent

14, Sep, 2021 @6:16 PM

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I Carry You With Me review – hybrid feature charts a longterm love
Heidi Ewing’s first narrative film uses elements of documentary in the true story of a relationship between Mexican immigrants in the US

Phuong Le

14, Sep, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Trudeau energized by anti-vaccine protests in Canada election few wanted
The prime minister trails the Conservatives in polls but has found new impetus in pursuit of a third term to secure his legacy

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

14, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: Venezuela’s varied climate
Country’s topography means local variations in temperature and rainfall can be very pronounced

Stephen Moss

14, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Alanis Morissette says she was victim of multiple statutory rapes as a teenager
Canadian music star says in new documentary: ‘I would always say I was consenting, and then I’d be reminded … you’re not consenting at 15’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

13, Sep, 2021 @2:26 PM

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Colombia’s 12-year-old eco-activist refuses to let death threats dim passion
Eight months after Francisco Vera was targeted on social media, no arrests have been made. But he continues to campaign for the wildlife he loves

Patrick Greenfield

13, Sep, 2021 @7:13 AM

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Murders of environment and land defenders hit record high
Figures from Global Witness for 2020 show violent resource grab continued unabated despite pandemic

Jonathan Watts

12, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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