Ecuador's 'out of line' equator

The point where countless tourists put a foot each side of the line emanating from this monument, in order to be in each hemisphere at the same time, well they're actually still fully in the Southern Hemisphere.

Brazil: Another big decline in GDP

Brazil enters recession, as official figures show the country's economy contracted by 1.9% between April and June, compared with the previous three months. The technical definition of a recession is two consecutive quarters of economic contraction.

Crime in Venezuela Justice decayed

The Venenzuelan government wrongly blames Colombia for its high murder rate. Maduro decreed a state of emergency in six municipalities in the frontier province of Táchira and expelled more than 1,000 Colombians living in Venezuela.