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A second chance for President Funes in El Salvador
The government deserves credit for supporting the gang truce, but must reform its own approach to the 'problem'.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2012 18:19 GMT
Vice President Marco Rubio?
Will Rubio's Cuban background be enough to tip the balance of Latino votes in Romney's favour?
Last updated: 23 May 2012 10:49 GMT
El Salvador gears up for 2014 presidential elections
The country's economic growth and crime rates may affect the election more than the parties' choice of candidates.
Last updated: 13 May 2012 17:31 GMT
El Salvador's gang truce
A promising truce brokered by the Church that has reduced homicides by an average of 10 people per day should be upheld.
Last updated: 07 Apr 2012 12:52 GMT
El Salvador's FMLN wobbles, but doesn't fall down
Despite ARENA's advance in the Legislative Assembly, no party has a simple majority.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2012 14:54 GMT
Decriminalising drugs in the Western hemisphere
In a break with his past positions, Guatemala's president recently suggested decriminalising illegal drugs.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2012 10:35 GMT
El Salvador's brutal civil war: What we still don't know
Twenty years after peace accords were signed, many aspects of El Salvador's long civil war remain murky.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2012 13:39 GMT
How will Montt defend himself in Guatemala?
The former dictator will have to answer for the armed forces’ actions, which claimed several lives, during the hearing.
Last updated: 03 Feb 2012 13:49 GMT
Republicans derail US ambassador to El Salvador
Despite her commendable performance, Mari Carmen Aponte will not be returning to El Salvador as ambassador.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2012 19:40 GMT
Defending human rights in Latin America
It was a watershed year for bringing human rights abusers to justice in Latin America.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2012 19:37 GMT
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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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American Muslims' ongoing civil rights fight
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
Rainy season worsens South Sudan crisis
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
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In Pictures: Lebanon's land mine survivors
While unexploded land mines still pepper many areas of Lebanon, amputees are rebuilding their lives.
In Pictures: Ramadan in Aleppo
Syrian opposition fighters spent the holy month of Ramadan fasting while fighting regime forces.
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