Stories from 16 December 2013
A video report produced by Coletivo Catarse takes a look at hydroelectric plants along the Uruguay River in southern Brazil and raises questions about the real costs of hydroelectric power.
Around 10,000 Palestinians in northern Gaza were displaced from their homes after four days of torrential rain.
Calling for political reform in Saudi Arabia is now considered terrorism, according to a new law which came into effect today.
Uruguay's new law prohibiting the hunting, fishing, or mistreatment of whales and dolphins was passed unanimously by the country's legislature and put into effect by President José Mujica.