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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
Efforts under way to save Gautemala's jaguars
New initiative aims to help improve relations between man and cat, and help guide conservation policy.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2013 03:02 GMT
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