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.
Russia has backed Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro against U.S. attempts to oust the socialist leader.
The find provides new insights into the origin of pottery technology in the region, a team of archaeologists said.
The ring sent teams on two cruise ships traveling from South America to Australia, each carrying large amounts of cocaine.
The bag—which has been dated to around 1,000 years ago—contains traces of several psychoactive substances.
"You have seen the Maduros around the world who just cling to their power, no matter how they treated their own people. And it's just time for him to go," said Kellyanne Conway.
"The finding of these sites extends by several millennia the history of human occupation of southwestern Amazonia," José Capriles said.
"It was used during political events to reaffirm a shared identity, to get people to let loose, and to create a memorable interaction that would bind leaders together through time," the study co-author told Newsweek.
The group of 12 politicians asked Donald Trump to use Washington's influence within the Organization of American States to prevent Bolivian President Evo Morales from running for another term.
Russian troops will remain in the country "as long as they need it, and as long as the Venezuelan government needs them," Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova told reporters.
The collision was captured on camera by alarmed onlookers.
"Donald Trump has without doubt given an order to kill me and has told the government of Colombia and the Colombian mafia to kill me," the embattled South American leader said.
The Trump administration has officially recognized the Venezuelan National Assembly as the legitimate democratic government of the South American country.