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Mastodon fossil discovered in Colombian gold mine

September 24, 2020

Fossils of a mastodon, a giant prehistoric relative of today's elephants, have been discovered at an artisanal gold mine in central Colombia in a find which researchers say could herald a trove of similar specimens.

Trudeau warns Covid-19 second wave already happening in Canada

September 24, 2020

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declared Wednesday that a second wave of the coronavirus is already underway in most of Canada.

Mexico is interviewing women over US hysterectomy allegations

September 22, 2020

Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard on Tuesday said allegations that some immigrant women detained in the United States may have been subjected to hysterectomies and improper medical procedures were "unacceptable" and that an investigation is underway.

Analysis: Is the Amazon safe in Bolsonaro's hands?

September 22, 2020

As world leaders take the virtual stage at the UN General Assembly, they have highlighted the coronavirus pandemic and the inexorable warming of the planet. For Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, both crises have been met with the same response: denial, finger-pointing and ineffective gestures.

Coronavirus spike pushes Canadian authorities to step up powers to limit large gatherings

September 22, 2020

Canadian authorities are expanding restrictions on gatherings as daily Covid-19 cases spike to levels the country hasn't seen since May.

Mexican archaeologists identify the first Mayan slave ship to have ever been discovered

September 19, 2020

Archaeologists in Mexico have confirmed that a shipwreck discovered off the coast of the Yucatan peninsula once carried captured Mayans who were sold into slavery.

A new Canadian Covid-19 gargle test 'one of the first of its kind' in the world, doctor says

September 19, 2020

Most children in British Columbia can say goodbye to those icky swabs and uncomfortable Covid-19 tests as the Canadian province launches a new gargle method for students ages 4 to 19.

Venezuela's government accused of committing crimes against humanity in UN report

September 16, 2020

Venezuela's government was accused of committing "crimes against humanity" in a report published Wednesday by a United Nations-backed fact-finding mission.

'I thought I was going to die.' Inside Venezuela's mandatory quarantine motels

September 14, 2020

Doctors say Venezuela's government has been using motels and other makeshift facilities to quarantine patients suspected of having the novel coronavirus, in a bid to keep them from overburdening the country's already crumbling hospitals.

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