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US counter-terrorism abroad: Fighting terrorism or encouraging it?
The US has a disastrous record of involvement in 'counter-insurgency' efforts in Central America.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2014 09:00 GMT
From banana republic to banana democracy
Chiquita's claims to be a socially responsible company are belied by its past actions in Colombia.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2013 14:40 GMT
The long arc of justice in Guatemala
Although an eventual conviction of Rios Montt would be cathartic, it still won't solve the troubles plaguing Guatemala.
Last updated: 22 Apr 2013 12:58 GMT
The battle to define Hugo Chavez's legacy
The death of Chavez may have immediate regional implications, but his legacy will live on.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2013 07:34 GMT
Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina's first year in office
An analysis of Otto Perez Molina, Guatemala's former army chief and president, during his first year in office.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2013 08:03 GMT
Reviving the cold war
Iran is lurking along the southern fringes of the US, necessitating Obama to "address the growing hostile presence".
Last updated: 02 Jan 2013 12:25 GMT
Che Guevara statue spurs controversy in Ireland
An Irish city's plan to erect a monument to the revolutionary icon has piqued conservatives.
Last updated: 30 Mar 2012 17:31 GMT
Defending human rights in Latin America
It was a watershed year for bringing human rights abusers to justice in Latin America.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2012 19:37 GMT
Guatemala leader apologises for 1954 coup
President "requests the forgiveness" of the family of Jacobo Arbenz, a leftist who was violently removed from power.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2011 05:52 GMT
The future of the Arab uprisings
The US, with its allies, has already begun plans to subvert the Arab Spring to save its own regional hegemony.
Last updated: 18 May 2011 20:41 GMT
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Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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