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Products for global markets on anvil, eyeing S America: Tata Motors

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 12:36

Adopting a global approach to offset the risk of depending only on its home market, India's Tata Motors is developing products that would suit global markets as well, as it also explores opportunity to enter the South American continent.

New electric fish discovered in South America

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 18:40

Scientists have identified a previously unknown genus of electric fish in a remote region of South America.

Suriname leader`s son arrested on US drug charge

Last Updated: Saturday, August 31, 2013, 11:26

The son of the president of the South American country of Suriname has been arrested on US drug and weapon charges, federal prosecutors said.

South American leaders back asylum amid Edward Snowden row

Last Updated: Saturday, July 13, 2013, 17:17

South American leaders defended their right to offer asylum, venting anger at claims of US spying in the region.

Young Brazilians take protests to social media

Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 09:26

The protests for better living conditions rocking Brazil`s streets have spilled over into social media, with a deluge of tweets, Facebook comments and thousands of pictures posted on Instagram.

Brazil leader remains mute amid protests

Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 00:50

Brazilians struggled to comprehend the protests shaking their nation.

One killed as more than a million protest in Brazil

Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013, 09:26

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff called for an emergency cabinet meeting on Friday, one day after a protester was killed and an estimated 1.25 million people rallied nationwide demanding better public services.

Pablo Neruda may have been poisoned on Pinochet`s orders

Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 13:06

It is claimed by prosecutors that Pablo Neruda may have been murdered on the orders of Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet.

Conmebol considers staging Recopa final in China

Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 16:18

South American football`s governing body Conmebol is considering a proposal to stage this year`s Recopa Sudamericana decider in China.

Independiente secure Libertadores knockout spot

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 19:21

Independiente Santa Fe secured their passage to the Copa Liberatdores knockout phase with a 2-1 away victory over Deportes Tolima in an all-Colombian clash.

Sabella praises Argentina after 1-1 draw

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 15:39

Argentina missed the chance to all but secure their place at the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Bolivia.

Salamanders show Americas joined much earlier than thought

Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 18:09

The humble salamander may provide evidence to support a controversial claim that the continents of North and South America were joined together much earlier than previously thought, scientists say.