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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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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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