Americas

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'Not that good': Montreal restaurant's brutally honest menu pulls in the customers
Feigang Fei, who runs the Aunt Dai Chinese restaurant, says patrons appreciate his bracingly frank descriptions of the food

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

15, Jan, 2021 @5:48 PM

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Brazil rushes to save premature babies as Covid-19 swamps Manaus hospitals
State hopes to transfer at least 60 babies from neonatal units as air force evacuates coronavirus patients from Amazon city

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

15, Jan, 2021 @4:45 PM

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Outrage after Mexico exonerates ex-defense minister in drug case
Gen Salvador Cienfuegos was arrested last October for allegedly shielding a conspiracy to smuggle drugs into the US

Tom Phillips, Latin America correspondent

15, Jan, 2021 @3:58 PM

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Leo Panitch obituary
Canadian academic whose work on democratic socialism had an impact across the globe

Colin Leys

14, Jan, 2021 @11:09 PM

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Argentina legalizing abortion will spur reform in Latin America, minister says
‘I am very confident there will be a change,’ Elizabeth Gómez Alcorta says as new law goes into effect

Uki Goñi in Buenos Aires

14, Jan, 2021 @8:39 PM

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Huawei boss had Christmas with family as jailed Canadians got to phone home
Canada allowed family of Meng Wanzhou to visit her and believes China sees detentions are bargaining chip

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

14, Jan, 2021 @8:13 PM

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UK to ban travellers from South America and Portugal from Friday
Travellers from Portugal also barred but government criticised over testing regime

Heather Stewart andMatthew Weaver

14, Jan, 2021 @7:56 PM

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Covid eruption in Brazil's largest state leaves health workers begging for help
Governor of Amazonas says situation critical as alarming details emerge about breakdown of health system in state capital Manaus

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

14, Jan, 2021 @7:28 PM

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'Brazilian horror story': internet melts down over sculptor's peculiar waxworks
Images of Arlindo Armacollo’s figures went viral after users unearthed video report about their exhibition in church

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

12, Jan, 2021 @9:11 PM

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Canada considers adding Proud Boys to terrorist list alongside Isis and al-Qaida
Public safety minister says group, founded by a Canadian, is ‘hateful and dangerous’, citing their role in the US Capitol attack

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

11, Jan, 2021 @5:23 PM

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Covid sleuth shames Brazil's party people as deaths pass 200,000
Anonymous activist says he’s no ‘moral watchdog’ but vows to continue campaign in hope of persuading revellers to stay home

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

10, Jan, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Victory for Argentina’s women as abortion charges are dropped
Hundreds of criminal cases could be halted following landmark change in legislation

Amy Booth in Buenos Aires

10, Jan, 2021 @8:15 AM

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