Category: Americas

The World War II You Don’t Know

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. Some of the most enduring images of World War II come from the Holocaust, the blitzkrieg, the Battle of Iwo Jima and the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Stories about the six-year global conflict

Bolivia’s Covid Death Rate Soared As Politicians Clashed

TARIJA, Bolivia — So many people were dying that the government’s numbers couldn’t be accurate. Calls to pick up bodies were inundating Bolivia’s forensic office. By July, agents were gathering up to 150 bodies per day, 15 times the normal amount in previous years, said the country’s chief forensic official, Andrés Flores. The demand on