Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff unveils the torch to be used at the 2016 Olympics and says the Rio Games will bring "honour and pride".
A Colombian man with terminal cancer becomes the first person in the country to die legally by euthanasia, in a move opposed by the Church.
France's President Francois Hollande rejects an apparent appeal by the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to grant him asylum.
A look at the debt facing Puerto Rico
The 'birdwatcher' who has been blind since birth
Can ancient Inca building techniques save modern cities?
What lessons can Greece learn from Argentina's default?
The Brazilian selling Chinese phones at home
Piglet becomes Costa Rica's presidential pet
Why is one of Britain's favourite foods under threat?