Americas

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Thousands of salmon found dead as Canada drought dries out river
A lack of rain on the western coasts saw 65,000 dead salmon wash up on the creek

Leyland Cecco

05, Oct, 2022 @6:09 PM

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‘There will be more failures’: frustration as Cuba’s infrastructure crumbles
Countrywide blackout after Hurricane Ian was the latest disaster straining Cuba’s already disintegrating infrastructure

Ruaridh Nicoll in Havana

05, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Animals we’ve lost: the vivid ‘waving’ frog that vanished suddenly
Chiriquí harlequin frogs went extinct in 1996 due to a fungal disease that has driven the decline of 501 amphibian species

Emily Ding

05, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Coldplay postpone shows after Chris Martin contracts ‘serious lung infection’
Band says 45-year-old singer ‘under strict doctor’s orders’ to rest and eight Brazil shows on world tour will be postponed to next year

Guardian staff

05, Oct, 2022 @3:57 AM

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Mexico: reporters and activists hacked with NSO spyware despite assurances
Country’s current government had sworn it would no longer use the hacking software

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

04, Oct, 2022 @3:22 PM

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The big lesson from the first round of Brazil’s election: Bolsonarismo is here to stay | Christopher Sabatini
Luiz Inàcio Lula da Silva will likely oust the president. Even if he does, a turbulent time in office awaits, says Latin America expert Christopher Sabatini

Christopher Sabatini

04, Oct, 2022 @12:35 PM

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Worldwide fertiliser shortage prompts Peru to turn to bird poo
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has made the South American country’s deposits of bird poo more valuable

Dan Collyns in Lima

04, Oct, 2022 @9:45 AM

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The Cordillera of Dreams review – a haunting reflection on Chile’s brutal past
Patricio Guzmán’s documentary juxtaposes historical chaos with the eternal beauty of the mountain range that surrounds Santiago

Peter Bradshaw

04, Oct, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Biden pledges $60m to stormproof Puerto Rico during visit
The US territory has been frequently battered by hurricanes but is often overlooked by the federal government when it comes to aid

Coral Murphy Marcos in New York

03, Oct, 2022 @11:00 PM

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Biden pledges support to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico: ‘All of America is with you’ – as it happened
President tours damage from Hurricane Fiona two weeks ago while Democrats and Republicans fight over handling of Ian – follow the latest

Gloria Oladipo in New York

03, Oct, 2022 @8:02 PM

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Brazilians shocked as Bolsonaro’s strong election showing defies expectations
Far-right president forces second round after closely trailing Lula, disappointing those who had hoped to turn a page on his influence

Tom Phillips in São Paulo

03, Oct, 2022 @5:43 PM

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Why did the Brazil election pollsters get Bolsonaro’s vote so wrong?
One expert says many surveys overrepresented poor voters, and far-right supporters may just not respond

Jon Henley

03, Oct, 2022 @4:32 PM

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