The former president of South America`s football confederation fell ill and was hospitalized in Paraguay on Wednesday as US authorities sought his extradition in connection with a FIFA corruption scandal.
Hacking attacks that destroy rather than steal data or that manipulate equipment are far more prevalent than widely believed, according to a survey of critical infrastructure organizations throughout North and South America.
Cuba on Tuesday offered its "unconditional support" to Venezuela after US President Barack Obama authorized new sanctions against senior officials of the turbulent South American oil producer, Havana`s closest ally.
Brazil`s outgoing Minister of Sport, Aldo Rebelo, says the 2016 Rio Olympics preparations were progressing well, while acknowledging "problems" surrounding the golf venue which have had ecologists up in arms.
Eight track and field finals at the 2016 Rio Olympics will be staged in the morning to capture prime-time TV audiences in Europe, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said Wednesday.
Travelers interested in exploring the best of South America should consider bypassing predictable destinations like Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires and book a stay in Quito, Ecuador, which was named South America’s leading destination for the second year in a row at a major awards gala dubbed the Oscars of the travel world.