WhatsApp resumes service in Brazil

Brazilians were up in arms after a court ordered Facebook's popular WhatsApp messaging service offline for 72 hours.
Japan will help build a laboratory to study cosmic rays in the mountains of Bolivia.
More than 100 million WhatsApp users in Brazil are being hit with a 72-hour court-ordered shut-down.
A man suffering from kidney failure and dehydration who has also lost three toes has been pulled from the rubble two weeks after the quake in Ecuador.
Venezuela's public employees will work only on Monday and Tuesday as the country grapples with an electricity crisis.
A panel of international experts on Sunday accused Mexico's government of undermining their probe into the fate of 43 trainee teachers apparently massacred in...
The death toll from last week's earthquake in Ecuador has now passed 650, with 58 people also missing along the country's ravaged Pacific coast.

Second strong quake hits Ecuador

A second strong quake has hit disaster-stricken Ecuador but there are no reports of fresh damage as the government struggles to distribute aid.
Ecuador will hike its sales tax and sell assets to fund the multibillion-dollar bill to rebuild after last week's massive earthquake.
A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck off the coast of Ecuador, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says.
Rescuers in Ecuador are losing hope of finding more survivors from an earthquake that killed nearly 500 people and dealt a shattering blow to the South American...
A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck off the coast of Ecuador, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says.

Zika mosquito found in Chile

Chile says health authorities have discovered the mosquito in the port of Arica, 2,000 kilometres north of the capital Santiago.
Rescue and recovery efforts are continuing in Ecuador's hard-hit coastal town of Pedernales as the earthquake death toll passed 350.
Brazil's Dilma Rousseff has defended her administration over accusations of massaging budget numbers, saying every president has carried them out.
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