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Nicaragua's staggering child-sex abuse rates
Latin American nation of six million has one of the highest rates of sexual violence against girls in the world.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2014 12:20 GMT
El Salvador leader turns palace into museum
President Sanchez Ceren gives up official residence, turning into a museum and arts centre to reflect national identity.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2014 07:13 GMT
Ex-rebel sworn in as El Salvador president
Salvador Sanchez Ceren, a former schoolteacher turned rebel commander, is sworn in to lead Central American nation.
Last updated: 02 Jun 2014 02:12 GMT
New quake shakes 'on red alert' Nicaragua
President raises alert level to red after a 6.6-magnitude earthquake on Friday follows one the day before.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2014 06:25 GMT
Venezuela to mark Chavez death anniversary
Students maintain barricades in some cities and activists hold new rallies while government plans to honour late leader.
Last updated: 05 Mar 2014 15:35 GMT
Nicaragua scraps presidential term limits
The reform adopted by the National Assembly allows President Ortega to run for fourth term.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2014 06:51 GMT
Bolivia's Morales offers asylum to Snowden
Bolivian president's offer to US whistleblower comes after his flight was diverted on what he says at US' behest.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2013 19:06 GMT
Venezuela president offers asylum to Snowden
Nicolas Maduro offers "humanitarian asylum" to ex-US intelligence contractor who leaked surveillance programme details.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2013 01:15 GMT
The battle to define Hugo Chavez's legacy
The death of Chavez may have immediate regional implications, but his legacy will live on.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2013 07:34 GMT
How will Chavez's illness affect the region?
Social movements and leftist governments have benefited from the Venezuelan president's vision of integration.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2013 12:05 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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