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Los técnicos Marcelo Coronel, a la izquierda, y Francisco Ferreira, del Centro Multidisciplinario de Investigaciones Tecnológicas, de la Universidad Nacional de Asunción, toman muestras de agua que tiene una coloración púrpura en la laguna Cerro, en Limpio, Paraguay, el miércoles 5 de agosto…

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Manifestantes con tapabocas por el nuevo coronavirus queman un neumático durante una protesta contra el aplazamiento de las próximas elecciones presidenciales en El Alto, Bolivia, el lunes 3 de agosto de 2020. La máxima autoridad electoral de Bolivia retrasó las elecciones presidenciales del…

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Un ciclista atraviesa piedras colocadas por manifestantes que protestan contra el aplazamiento de las elecciones presidenciales en El Alto, Bolivia, el lunes 3 de agosto de 2020. La máxima autoridad electoral de Bolivia retrasó las elecciones presidenciales del 6 de septiembre al 18 de octubre.

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El colombiano Juan Sebastián Cabal celebra después de que él y su compañero Robert Farah derrotaron a los argentinos Horacio Zeballos y Máximo González en el partido de dobles clasificatorio de la Copa Davis en Bogotá, Colombia, el sábado 7 de marzo de 2020.

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FILE - In this April 3, 2020 file photo, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador waves to supporters at the end of a visit to a Social Security Institute hospital that will be converted to receive patients infected with the new coronavirus, in the Coyoacan borough of Mexico City. Lopez…

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A road divides the Cerro Lagoon, where the water at right is colored and the Waltrading S.A. tannery stands on the bank, top right, in Limpio, Paraguay, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. According to Francisco Ferreira, a technician at the National University Multidisciplinary Lab. who is taking wate…

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Marcelo Coronel, left, and Francisco Ferreira, technicians from the National University Multidisciplinary Lab, take samples from the Cerro Lagoon where the water is colored in Limpio, Paraguay, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. According to Ferreira, the water's color is due to the presence of heavy …

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A road divides the Cerro Lagoon, where the water below the road is colored and the Waltrading S.A. tannery stands on the bank, bottom right, in Limpio, Paraguay, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. According to Francisco Ferreira, a technician at the National University Multidisciplinary Lab. who is ta…

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Marcelo Coronel, left, and Francisco Ferreira, technicians from the National University Multidisciplinary Lab, take samples from the Cerro Lagoon where the water is colored in Limpio, Paraguay, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. According to Ferreira, the water's color is due to the presence of heavy …

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Water in the Cerro Lagoon is colored in Limpio, Paraguay, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, where a tannery operates on the bank. According to Francisco Ferreira, a technician at the National University Multidisciplinary Lab. who is taking water samples at the site on Wednesday, the color of the wate…

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Water in the Cerro Lagoon is colored where the tannery named "Waltrading S.A, top, operates off the bank in Limpio, Paraguay, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. According to Francisco Ferreira, a technician at the National University Multidisciplinary Lab. who is taking water samples at the site on We…

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A road divides Cerro Lagoon, where the water on one side of the road is colored in Limpio, Paraguay, where a tannery operates on the bank, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. According to Francisco Ferreira, a technician at the National University Multidisciplinary Lab. who is taking water samples at t…

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A dead plant stands on the bank of the Cerro Lagoon in Limpio, Paraguay, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, where a tannery operates upstream. According to Francisco Ferreira, a technician at the National University Multidisciplinary Lab. who is taking water samples at the site on Wednesday, the pink …

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Las marcas apuntan a una mancha de guano de pingüino en una imagen capturada por el satélite europeo Sentinel-2 el 26 de agosto del 2019. Científicos británicos dicen que existen más colonias de pingüinos emperadores en la Antártida de lo que se pensaba.

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En esta foto del sábado 4 de julio del 2020, distribuida por la oficina de prensa de la presidencia de Brasil, el presidente Jair Bolsonaro, izquierda, y el embajador estadounidense Todd Chapman posan para una foto durante un evento para celebrar el Día de la Independencia de Estados Unidos …

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BEIRUT (AP) — Investigators probing the deadly blast that ripped across Beirut focused Wednesday on possible negligence in the storage of tons of a highly explosive fertilizer in a waterfront warehouse, while the government ordered the house arrest of several port officials.

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BEIRUT (AP) — As black smoke billowed into the sky, Shiva Karout stepped out of his gym with his colleagues and customers to watch. His gym, Barbell House, sits just across the coastal highway from Beirut’s port where a fire raged. They were curious.

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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2005 file photo, a woman prays in front of Sangre de Cristo in the Metropolitan Cathedral in Managua, Nicaragua. The Vatican's top diplomatic envoy in Nicaragua said Monday, August 3, 2020, that he had requested the Nicaraguan government ensure a "serious, careful and…

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ARCHIVO - En esta foto de archivo del 12 de octubre de 2010, la gente celebra mientras observa en una televisión gigante a un primer rescatista ingresando a un túnel de escape en la mina San José para iniciar el rescate de los 33 mineros atrapados en Copiapó, Chile, el miércoles 5 de agosto …

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ARCHIVO - En esta fotografía de archivo del 8 de octubre de 2019, el senador y expresidente Álvaro Uribe llega a la Corte Suprema para ser interrogado en una investigación por cargos de manipulación de testigos en Bogotá, Colombia. Según informó el miércoles 5 de agosto de 2020 un portavoz d…

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PARIS (AP) — As Lebanese rescuers counted the dead and combed rubble for signs of life a day after a huge explosion shattered swaths of Beirut, nations near and far pledged Wednesday that the country, already trapped in a deep economic crisis, would not be left alone.

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A combo of satellite images of the port of Beirut and the surrounding area in Lebanon, top, taken on May 31, 2020 and the bottom taken on Wednesday Aug. 5, 2020 that shows the destruction following a massive blast on Tuesday. Residents of Beirut confronted a scene of utter devastation a day …

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Myriam Roncancio se asoma por una ventana para fumar un cigarrillo el 28 de julio del 2020. Roncancio se separó de su marido en medio de la pandemia del coronavirus y vive con sus dos hijos en el departamento de sus padres en Bogotá. La cuarentena asociada con la pandemia está aumentando las…

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Foto del 3 de agosto del 2020 de un centro de atención de llamadas para ofrecer apoyo psicológico a personas abrumadas por la cuarentena causada por el brote de coronavirus en Bogotá. La alcaldía dice que los intentos de suicidio aumentaron un 21% desde que empezó la pandemia y los psicólogo…

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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2018, file photo, a photograph of University of Utah student and track athlete Lauren McCluskey, who was fatally shot on campus, is projected on the video board before the start of an NCAA college football game between Oregon and Utah in Salt Lake City. An investigati…

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Adnan Polat wearing a face mask to protect against the spread of coronavirus, shines a client's shoes, in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. Turkey's interior ministry announced new measures Wednesday to curb the spread of COVID-19 as daily confirmed cases peaked back above 1,000.

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City phone service operators provide psychological support to residents during a nationwide stay-at-home order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, in Bogota, Colombia, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. In the capital of Bogota, the mayor’s office reports that attempted suicides are up 21% sinc…

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FILE - In this July 23, 2020 file photo, street vendors keep moving so as not to be stopped by police on a pedestrian bridge that leads to a bus platform, amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Lima, Peru. Peru gave up on isolation measures after three months, due to the severe economic cost and high…

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A vendor, wearing a face shield and protective face mask amid the new coronavirus pandemic, prepares a "torta de chilaquiles" for a customer, in Mexico City, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. More than half of Mexicans work in the informal economy, which is believed to have shed many more jobs as the …

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