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Hundreds jailed for abortion in El Salvador
Abortion has been illegal under all circumstances since 1998 - even in cases of rape - with jail terms of 30 years.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2014 13:34 GMT
Conflict over water rights in Ecuador
Indigenous people protest over water rights, as Ecuador's government continues to ignore their demands.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2014 05:12 GMT
Elusive justice in Uruguay
Activists in Uruguay remain hopeful, despite enormous challenges, that justice will be served to dictatorship victims.
Pierre-Louis Le Goff
Last updated: 13 Feb 2014 09:42 GMT
Dominican Republic: Justifying the unjustifiable
The Constitutional Court decision on citizenship rests on prejudice and discriminatory practices.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2014 12:47 GMT
Slow justice for Peru's disappeared
In an unprecedented move, an active duty general was found guilty of the enforced disappearance of a school principal.
Last updated: 29 Oct 2013 06:31 GMT
Life at any price
Are El Salvador's abortion laws endangering some women's lives while putting others behind bars?
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Last updated: 08 Aug 2013 10:26 GMT
A peek into a pro-life paradise
The restrictions that pro-lifers want for all of us are on display in the case of a woman in El Salvador.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2013 14:42 GMT
El Salvador abortion row baby dies
Doctors perform caesarean section on mother to save her life, but child dies five hours after birth.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2013 11:07 GMT
Salvadorian woman allowed to end pregnancy
Chronically ill woman to terminate pregnancy through C-section after having application for abortion overturned.
Last updated: 31 May 2013 21:11 GMT
The IACHR against colonialism
Rather than repudiating the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights, it should be recognised as valuable tool.
Last updated: 23 Mar 2013 14:48 GMT
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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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