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Ecuador's thirst for oil threatens wildlife
One of the most bio-diverse places in the world is at risk as work begins to remove oil from an untouched corner.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2014 11:12 GMT
Mystery kidney disease kills Nicaraguans
In some communities, kidney disease is the second leading cause of death among working-age men from sugar cane fields.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2014 20:28 GMT
Guatemala farmers rally against US trade deal
Farmers fear free trade agreement will force them to buy seeds from multinationals and lead them into poverty.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2014 01:43 GMT
Guatemalans search for war victims' remains
Scientists team up with indigenous people in search for remains of victims who went missing during 36-year civil war.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 10:07 GMT
Preserving Nicaragua's artistic history
Artists are trying to teach children the importance of the country's mural art in telling its sad history.
Last updated: 22 Aug 2014 11:34 GMT
Nicaragua canal plans 'threaten environment'
Critics warn plan to build waterway to rival historic canal of neighbour Panama could have disastrous consequences.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2014 20:47 GMT
Genocide ruling still rankles Guatemalans
Relatives of massacred Mayans dismayed by annulment of conviction of ex-president, who was found guilty a year ago.
Last updated: 11 May 2014 19:57 GMT
The dangers of reporting in Mexico
Ten journalists have been killed in the country's eastern state of Veracruz in just three years.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2014 17:00 GMT
Guatemala's top prosecutor told to step down
Claudia Paz y Paz has cracked down on crime in the country but this very fact might have prompted her early removal.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2014 14:48 GMT
Former US immigrants join Mexico's vigilantes
Some 20,000 people are part of a movement to combat the country's Knights Templar drug cartel.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2014 08:22 GMT
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