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Visitors to Rio will find all five senses triggered

RIO DE JANEIRO—Right after getting off the plane, sweat beads will start to gather on your forehead.

That’s just Rio de Janeiro’s ever-present humidity saying “hello.”

Look around and you will be enveloped by shades of green—lush tropical forests jammed between buildings of all sizes—and tones of blue along the miles of inviting coastlines.

Bones found in Gaspe could be from 1847 shipwreck

:MONTREAL — Human remains found last week in Quebec’s Gaspe region might be those of Irish immigrants fleeing the potato famine who died in an 1847 shipwreck, Parks Canada said Wednesday.

Archaeologists found bones and skeletons of at least eight individuals likely five adults and three children near Cap-des-Rosiers, Que. in late July.