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Nicaragua plans canal across Central America
Planners say project will lift the second poorest country in the Western Hemisphere out of poverty.
Last updated: 26 Dec 2012 22:54 GMT
Is the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights too progressive?
By maintaining its independence and standing up to member states, the IACHR has irritated too many governments at once.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2012 10:21 GMT
Nicaragua's 'revolutionary' drug war
Ortega's fixation on getting support for the 'war on drugs' may simply be an attempt to appeal to social conservatives.
Last updated: 31 May 2012 11:10 GMT
Americas summit ends in acrimony
Argentina's Kirchner walks out as summit unravels amid differences between US and Latin America over Cuba and Falklands.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2012 08:45 GMT
Argentina storms out of Americas summit
President Cristina Kirchner and Bolivia's Evo Morales walk out with summit already marred by US scandal and Cuba issue.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2012 19:11 GMT
US scandal and Cuba dominate Americas summit
No final statement expected from Colombia meeting after Latin American nations pressure US to allow Cuban participation.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2012 17:16 GMT
Guatemala proposes legalisation of drugs
President says war on drugs has failed and region must look at ways to regulate production, transit and consumption.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2012 05:39 GMT
The myth of 'isolated' Iran
Officials in Tehran are welcomed across the global South, despite Washington's claims of international confinement.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2012 12:22 GMT
Ahmadinejad concludes Latin America visit
Iranian president's four-nation tour was seen as an attempt to side-step growing international tensions.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2012 11:51 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
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