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Brazil briefly shuts border with Venezuela

Brazil has re-opened its northern border with Venezuela to those fleeing economic and political turmoil there, after briefly closing it. The Supreme Court overturned an earlier order to shut the frontier until Brazil could put in place the right conditions to receive the huge influx of people. Authorities in the …

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Aeroplane crashes in Durango after take-off in Mexico

A passenger plane has crashed in the capital of Mexico’s Durango state, just moments after take-off. State Governor José Rosas Aispuro said there were no deaths among the 101 on board, although around 85 were injured – two critically, including the pilot. The governor said the plane was hit by …

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