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Supporters rally for ailing Venezuela leader
Government organises show of support for Hugo Chavez on what was supposed to be presidential inauguration day.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2013 05:00 GMT
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
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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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