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Assange supporters hold a banner outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Photograph: Reuters

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange lost a legal bid on Tuesday to persuade British authorities to drop further action against him for breaching his bai(...)

Kiosks in Santiago’s city center feature products with black nutritional warnings on the labels of items high in sugar, salt, calories or saturated fat. Photograph: Victor Ruiz Caballero for The New York Times

They killed Tony the Tiger. They did away with Cheetos’ Chester Cheetah. They banned Kinder Surprise, the chocolate eggs with a hidden toy. The Chi(...)

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange addressing the media on the balcony of the embassy of Ecuador in London in May 2017.  Photograph:  Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images

Julian Assange will continue to face arrest if he leaves the Ecuadorian embassy after a judge ruled that the arrest warrant against the WikiLeaks foun(...)

Todd Haynes’ ‘Wonderstruck’

Cosmology tells us that the universe has no centre. Regular patrons of the Audi Dublin International Film Festival would do well to remind themselves (...)

David Higgins, who is from Co Kerry and studied in Galway, went missing on Saturday afternoon after his kayak became caught in a strong current. Photograph: Facebook

The body of missing Irish kayaker David Higgins has been found following a search in central Ecuador. Mr Higgins (26) who is from Tralee, Co Kerry, w(...)

US president Donald Trump  ignited outrage last week by referring to African and Haitian immigrants as coming from ‘sh**hole countries’. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

Irish groups have expressed concern about the impact of possible changes in policy on immigrants and the undocumented as the US Senate looks set to co(...)

Alex McGourty, who died while kayaking on Saturday, had arrived in Ecuador earlier this month. Photograph: Facebook

An Irish man has died and another is missing following a kayaking accident in central Ecuador. Alex McGourty (19) from Sligo died after his kayak be(...)

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is seen on the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, in May  2017. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Ecuador has confirmed it has granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Foreign affairs minister María Fernanda Espinosa confirmed the(...)

Pablo Beltran, representative of the ELN delegation, addressing the media in Quito, Ecuador. Photograph: Daniel Tapia/Reuters

Colombia’s Marxist ELN rebels resumed attacks on oil installations and the armed forces on Wednesday, threatening the future of peace talks just hours(...)

An aerial view of a forest  area devastated by clandestine gold mining in the Jamanxim National Forest, state of Para, northern Brazil. Brazil’s president Michel Temer’s has offered a recent decree to boost the mining industry. Photograph: Antonio Scorza/AFP/Getty Images.

Brazil’s decision to allow mining in the Amazon is sparking a war of words as the government calls opponents alarmists and a politician threatens to s(...)

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