Dismissed as too old-fashioned to compete with streaming services, the melodramas have seen viewership surge as Mexicans seek the familiar in times of distress.
A singer, songwriter and producer, Mr. Víctor also worked to bring theater, music and dance lessons to underprivileged communities. He died of Covid-19.
After fending off international criticism on rainforest destruction, President Jair Bolsonaro caved to pressure and took steps to curb deforestation and forest fires.
Slowly, scientists are learning how lianas quickly climb.
An American researcher created the polio vaccine, but a Toronto lab and a pioneering female scientist made its mass production possible.
The House Foreign Affairs Committee has begun an inquiry into multiple reports in the Brazilian media that the U.S. ambassador was framing negotiations over ethanol tariffs in partisan terms.
Best known for his hit “I’m a Loving Pauper,” he was a significant figure in the evolution of Jamaican music. He died of the coronavirus.
The coolest reptiles on the planet occasionally freeze solid.
There was no corruption, just a government working to save lives during a pandemic. That’s the message the prime minister delivered to skeptical lawmakers, and to Canadians.
“Children around the world are being poisoned by lead on a massive and previously unrecognized scale,” according to the study, a collaboration of UNICEF and Pure Earth, an advocacy group.
The coronavirus is battering Latin American health systems and economies. It is also threatening the region’s fragile political freedoms.
The comments by the United Nations Human Rights Committee come as the Trump administration faces growing criticism for deploying federal agents to confront Black Lives Matter protesters.