"The doctors here know their s**t on snake bites. I've been very lucky, mate."
He was on patrol in the Costa Rican jungle when he was bitten on the leg.
Here's the latest on the pandemic from around the world overnight.
Here are the latest developments.
The killing has sparked protests and violence across the country.
COVID-19 cases have risen by nearly 25 percent in less than two weeks.
The global deaths for COVID-19 have reached 944,000.
"No country can just pretend the pandemic is over."
The fires at Brazil's Pantanal are the worst in 15 years.
The woman calmly fires off the selfie as if the animal is nothing more than a hiking partner.
Decades of research in archaeology, linguistics and genetics now show that Polynesian origins lie to the west.
We should stop being so critical of the response and recognise it as one of the best in the world, writes Mark Longley.
The world's descent into madness continued in 2019.
Spicy BBQ, American diners and authentic Mexican cuisine - need we say more?
A viral video showed the boy studying on the streets because his home has no electricity.
The passenger died on an Aeroméxico flight from Colombia to Japan.
42 prisoners in Brazil have been found strangled in four jails in the city of Manaus.
No one knows who shot the 18-year-old.
"Here's this racist here, he hates brown people, he's crazy, he's a Nazi."
Kiwi tech guru Sean Gourley says more knowledge isn't always better.