Americas

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Ontario gives police sweeping powers as Covid crisis spirals out of control
New measures to enforce stay-at-home order with hospitals ‘bursting at the seams’ but civil liberties campaigners cry foul

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

16, Apr, 2021 @9:49 PM

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Spreading faster, hitting harder – why young Brazilians are dying of Covid
Highly transmissible variant and behavioural factors blamed as intensive care units fill with younger patients

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

16, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Canada: calls to investigate photo leak of MP captured naked on Zoom
Will Amos pictured nude in meeting while changing clothes but questions raised over dissemination of photos without consent

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

15, Apr, 2021 @4:56 PM

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Mexico’s vow to tighten border fails to deter US-bound migrants
As the Biden administration enlists its neighbours in attempts to slow the flow of people, families seeking a future free from hunger and violence journey on

David Agren in Frontera Corozal

14, Apr, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Pacheedaht First Nation chiefs in Canada tell anti-logging protesters to leave their lands
Leaders condemn ‘unsolicited involvement by others in our territory’ as activists seek to protect old-growth trees

Jesse Winter

14, Apr, 2021 @9:15 AM

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Hunt for Toronto serial killer hampered by police prejudice, report says
Report looks at how police investigated Bruce McArthur’s ‘reign of terror’ and relationship between officers and LGBTQ+ community

Leyland Cecco

13, Apr, 2021 @6:38 PM

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Hundreds capture spectacular fireball pass uncomfortably close to Earth
More than 200 people submitted reports and videos of a fiery trail and apparent space-rock explosion

Richard Luscombe in Miami

13, Apr, 2021 @4:28 PM

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Henry Glassie: Field Work review – hypnotic glimpses of folk art in the making
This documentary about the celebrated folklorist also takes a leisurely look at the working methods of the artists he reveres

Andrew Pulver

13, Apr, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Facebook knew of Honduran president’s manipulation campaign – and let it continue for 11 months
Juan Orlando Hernández falsely inflated his posts’ popularity for nearly a year after the company was informed about it

Julia Carrie Wong in San Francisco and Jeff Ernst

13, Apr, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Peru faces polarizing presidential runoff as teacher takes voters by surprise
Pedro Castillo will face Keiko Fujimori, the far-right heiress to one of the country’s enduring and controversial political dynasties

Dan Collyns in Lima

12, Apr, 2021 @10:19 PM

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Biden strikes international deal in bid to stop migrants reaching US border
Officials agree with Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala to step up security to try to prevent increased migration at southern border

Staff and agencies in Washington

12, Apr, 2021 @9:49 PM

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For the Sake of Vicious review – ugly home-invasion thriller whose title says it all
Blood spills, kneecaps shatter and excitement dwindles during a thriller that fails to build on a taut opening act

Phil Hoad

12, Apr, 2021 @3:00 PM

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