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Europeans tango their way out of recession
Many EU citizens are moving to South America to escape economic hardship back home, some through the form of dance.
Last updated: 22 Aug 2013 15:31 GMT
How to reduce crime in the world's most violent country
An international commission against impunity could lower sky-high murder rates and thwart graft in Honduras.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2013 13:42 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
Guatemalans hail historic genocide verdict
Ex-military ruler convicted of orchestrating massacres of indigenous Ixil people during 1960 to 1996 civil war.
Last updated: 11 May 2013 09:19 GMT
The long arc of justice in Guatemala
Although an eventual conviction of Rios Montt would be cathartic, it still won't solve the troubles plaguing Guatemala.
Last updated: 22 Apr 2013 12:58 GMT
Violence mars Copa Libertadores game
Brazilian police use force to control angry Arsenal players after Ronaldinho's Atletico Mineiro's claim victory.
Last updated: 04 Apr 2013 10:16 GMT
The Rios Montt trial looks at the past, but shapes the future of Guatemala
Can a society as divided as Guatemala's face its past and move forward?
Last updated: 23 Mar 2013 17:03 GMT
Guatemala ready for genocide trial
Efrain Rios Montt, the country's former military ruler, faces charges in a landmark case.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2013 15:44 GMT
Guatemala's 'most dangerous' job
As attorney general, Claudia Paz y Paz has overseen a falling murder rate and rising convictions for violent crime.
Last updated: 16 Mar 2013 17:19 GMT
Top Guatemala prosecutor pulls no punches
Claudia Paz y Paz, Guatemala's first female Attorney General, has locked up drug barons and prosecuted war criminals.
Last updated: 31 Jan 2013 14:36 GMT
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Illustrating South Africa's injustice
Political cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro talks about being a thorn in the side of his country's ruling elite.
Ethiopia and Eritrea: Brothers at war no more
New internal and external dynamics are shaping the relations between the two countries.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Mandela: The father of the Rainbow Nation
We asked South Africans to reflect on what Madiba meant to them. Hover over the mosaic to see the responses.
Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
In pictures: China's village of salt
Nuodeng enjoyed centuries of prosperity thanks to its wealth of salt, which is still a major source of income today.
In Pictures: Johannesburg celebrates Mandela
As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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Prawer Plan buries the two state solution
Hamba kahle, Madiba
Somalia: Spectre of political meltdown
Afyare Abdi Elmi
Journalists: good early drone adopters
Egypt campus: The people versus the regime - again
Talking Turkey: Orientalism strikes back
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