A money-laundering investigation which began in Brazil has morphed into the biggest corruption case the region has ever seen. It has already led to the resignation of one sitting President, and the imprisonment of another.
The United Nations is calling on the international community to help Haiti. Hurricane Matthew caused catastrophic damage in the Caribbean nation and officials said 1.5 million people are in dire need. Some estimates put the death toll over 1,000 and fears of a cholera outbreak are growing.
It really is hard to believe Cruz-Diez is 93, and has recently set up a new studio in Panama. He never stops working. And, it seems, never stops laughing.
The town of Potosi was founded in the 19th century. It was abandoned thirty years ago as Venezuela government decided to build a hydroelectric dam.
President Nicolas Maduro sat down with top U.S. diplomat Thomas Shannon. Stephen Gibbs reports.
The Olympic torch has begun its journey from Greece to Brazil. Athletes all over the world are preparing hard for the Summer Games and not just the obvious nations.
18 December 2014
CCTV correspondent Stephen Gibbs is in São Paulo to report on one audacious crime from last year that shocked Brazilians and went viral on the web.
Rio de Janeiro seems the most cosmopolitan centre of world football, with fans from all over the world. CCTV's Stephen Gibbs meets Chinese football fans at a beach in Rio.
10 July 2014
There are many in Brazil who were shocked by their team's 7-1 defeat by Germany in the World Cup. CCTV's Stephen Gibbs reports on Brazil's embarrassing exit from the competition.
Brazilian jail cells are overflowing. The largest country in South America houses more than half-a-million prisoners, the fourth-highest in the world. Yet, it has room for only 300-thousand. In the past year, at least 200 inmates have been murdered, and prison officials point the finger to severe overcrowding.
Use of nicknames growing trend for Brazilian political candidates
26 September 2014
Never underestimate your opponent: lessons from the Maracana. CCTV's Stephen Gibbs reports.
13 December 2014