South America Headlines

  • Soccer: Bolt trains with Mariners, ready to 'prove people wrong'

    Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt eased into his first training session with Australia's Central Coast Mariners on Tuesday and said he was ready to prove the doubters wrong by winning a professional football contract.

    U.S.
  • Abstentions in Brazil election could hurt governability

    Attorney Carlos Gomes is a political junkie who plunged into campaigning for national and local candidates as a teenager. Two years ago, he even moved to Sao Paulo to work for a law firm that represents several candidates for office. However he says he won't be able to bring himself to vote...

    ABC News
  • Taiwan loses another ally to China

    Taiwan lost another ally to Beijing on Tuesday when diplomatic ties with El Salvador were severed, as China presses the remaining nations with diplomatic links to Taipei to end them.

    IN
  • Soccer: Birthday boy Bolt eases into Mariners training

    Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt eased into his first training session with Australia's Central Coast Mariners on Tuesday as he kicked off his bid to win a professional soccer contract on the day of his 32nd birthday.

    IN
  • Foreign automakers oppose Trump NAFTA plan as U.S-Mexico talks resume

    Foreign-brand automakers with U.S. plants do not support Trump administration rules to raise the amount of local content in North American-made vehicles, a group representing companies including Toyota Motor Corp , Volkswagen AG and Hyundai Motor Co has told key U.S. lawmakers.

    U.S.
  • Abstentions in Brazil election could hurt governability

    Attorney Carlos Gomes is a political junkie who plunged into campaigning for national and local candidates as a teenager. Two years ago, he even moved to Sao Paulo to work for a law firm that represents several candidates for office.

    Washington Post