The International Olympic Committee has announced that a team it calls the "Refugee Olympic Athletes" will compete in the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil. The team of homeless athletes will compete under the Olympic flag with the Olympic anthem.
Peru's government plans to issue more temporary working permits for Venezuelans already in the country and those expected to arrive in the wake of the crisis in their country. Jurriaan van Eerten reports from Lima.
The Rio Olympics were a breeding ground for corruption that left behind crumbling mega-projects. But they also emboldened locals to organize and raise their voices against Brazil's plutocracy, Andrew Purcell reports.
A Brazil judge has sentenced eight men to up to 15 years for plotting a jihadist attack on the 2016 Rio Olympics. Authorities described the group as an "amateur" and downplayed any ties to the so-called "Islamic State."
In Latin America, the line between asylum seeker and refugee is fluid. State persecution of refugees rarely occurs, but the conflicts between rival gangs and drug cartels are growing. Pablo Kummetz reports.
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