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Mexican man confesses to killing children
Authorities said 43-year-old Filiberto Hernandez Martinez admitted killing four children and a woman.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2014 09:06 GMT
Silencing Brazil's baile funk
MCs, DJs and activists accuse Rio police of cracking down on popular music that 'put favela culture on the map'.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2014 13:38 GMT
Death toll rises in Venezuela protests
Soldier and pregnant woman killed in latest bout of violence as top opposition politician loses her seat in Congress.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2014 08:15 GMT
Debilitating drought devastates Brazil
The driest conditions in 50 years are wiping out the region's cattle with the threat of 'ghost towns' as ranchers flee.
Last updated: 09 Dec 2012 15:12 GMT
Austerity overwhelms Spain's soup kitchens
More than 12 per cent of households have difficulty making ends meet as the economic crisis continues to bite.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2012 15:03 GMT
Venezuela's Chavez vows 'better' presidency
Leftist president pledges to work with the country's opposition after being re-elected for a fourth term in office.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2012 21:04 GMT
Venezuela's Chavez revels in election victory
Hugo Chavez wins fourth term in office, calling it a "perfect" battle and vowing to be a better president.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2012 13:15 GMT
Venezuela's Hugo Chavez wins re-election
President wins fourth term in office after defeating opposition challenger Henrique Capriles, electoral office says.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2012 07:12 GMT
Polls 'close' in tight Venezuela vote
Hugo Chavez appeals for calm as voting continues after closing hours in some polling booths in tough presidential race.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2012 01:58 GMT
Cuba begins banking reforms
Rules allowing Cubans to buy and sell cars and homes, and to take out loans are steps taken to "modernise" the economy.
Last updated: 23 Dec 2011 12:28 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
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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
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