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Reprisal follows Mexico drug gang arrests
Violent on the cards as government goes after drug lords, arresting key members of Jalisco New Generation cartel.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2014 02:41 GMT
Mexico legalises vigilante groups
Government sanctions groups fighting drug cartel after failing to get them to surrender weapons.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2014 15:13 GMT
Mexican police hunt 'cockroach' cartels
Authorities have launched "operation shield" to stave off violence between notorious drug gangs and vigilantes.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2014 08:10 GMT
Guatemalans leave country for jobs in US
While many leave to seek fortunes in the US, there is a high price being paid for the families left behind.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2013 19:32 GMT
Move afoot to save Guatemala water body
Lake Atitlan, once blighted by pollution, now being revived with the help of water and sanitation projects
Last updated: 28 Nov 2013 11:19 GMT
Dozens likely dead in Mexico mudslide
More than 100 people killed after two tropical storms struck North American country last weekend.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2013 03:48 GMT
Hurricane Manuel worsens Mexico plight
Hurricane Manuel has regained strength and dumping more misery as death toll rises to 80.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2013 11:59 GMT
Thousands displaced by Guatemala's land grabs
The government has promised to give land to thousands of people evicted two and a half years ago.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2013 06:08 GMT
Guatemala builds eco-friendly school
A unique project is helping to clean up local environment in western highlands region of San Juan Comalapa.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2013 12:27 GMT
Guatemala's Maya divided over genocide ruling
Court's overturning of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt's conviction elicits mixed reactions from indigenous group.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2013 09:12 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Burkina Faso, African leaders and 'sit-tightism'
Getting Hollywood's nod for Palestinian film
Ecuador's FM wants transnational corporations held accountable
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
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