The Geminid meteor shower will reach peak activity on the night of December 13-14.
Fifty countries, including the U.S., were reported to still be "near the peak of their infection curve," according to data compiled by Reuters.
Arce was Bolivia's Minister of Economy and Public Finance during Evo Morales' nearly 14-year presidency.
The president wrongly claimed the Mexican border town of Tijuana was in "South America."
Argentina still has real work to do to reach out to its Jewish community and right its past wrongs.
The site was discovered by chance by scientists studying fossilized shark and ray teeth at three locations in South America.
The beds, which can hold up to 330 pounds and cost just $85, were designed and created with the help of a nearby clinic.
The country's daily death toll could potentially surpass 800 by May 11, according to the latest virus projection model by the Imperial College COVID-19 Response Team.
"With their neighbors inside, some hunters are spending quarantine targeting jaguars, pumas and ocelots," Esteban Payán from Panthera told Newsweek.
Chile joins Brazil and Peru among the worst-hit countries in South America, having reported over 7,500 cases as of Tuesday.
The turtle shell found in Colombia's Tatacoa Desert was found to be eight feet long.
The drug lord imported four hippos into the country, which were housed in his private zoo.
Wasps belonging to the genus Acrotaphus are notable for their size as well as their striking coloration.
Biological evidence suggests the Carib were indeed present in the Bahamas when Columbus arrived. Researchers say it lends more support to his claims of cannibalism.
Sunny skies, high pressures and gentle winds have triggered a marine heatwave in the South Pacific currently heading towards South America.
"The precious Amazon is teetering on the edge of functional destruction and, with it, so are we," the editors of a leading scientific journal wrote.
Eighty of the 96 known harlequin toad species are considered endangered, critically endangered or extinct in the wild, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List.
"The crisis has deep roots, but President Macri mismanaged the response, exacerbating poverty and hunger," Dr. Jennifer Pribble of the University of Richmond told Newsweek.
"As far as we know, this is the only example of this practice anywhere in the world," said Sara Juengst from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.
Researchers have used AI to locate and identify 142 new geoglyphs in Nazca, Peru.
The settlement lies at an altitude around 5,000 feet higher than the famous Inca site of Machu Picchu.
Multiple Chile police officers have been accused of sexual assault, physical abuse and attempting to shoot at students during Chile's protests, which have entered their third week.
The Amazon rainforest is important to the global climate because of its role in storing vast amounts of carbon dioxide.
Archaeologists uncovered the ancient city using a revolutionary imaging technology known as LiDAR, which essentially lets you "see through" vegetation.
The train operator said the woman's narrow escape was "miraculous" after she came within metres of her death.
The latest discovery comes four years after a similar find in the same region of Argentina.
The majestic Incan citadel is located around 8,000 feet above sea level atop a narrow mountain ridge in a remote section of the Andes.
"There are many many reasons to be concerned…but a risk to the world's oxygen supply is not one of them," Allison Mills from Michigan Technological University told Newsweek.