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From Guantanamo to Montevideo and on to Havana
The arrival of Guantanamo detainees in Uruguay boosted Mujica's reputation and put Cuba back on the regional agenda.
Massimo Di Ricco
Last updated: 17 Dec 2014 16:34 GMT
Mexico pressed to find missing students
US and the Organisation of American States join appeals for country to solve disappearance of 43 students last month.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2014 12:16 GMT
Analysis: El Salvador's post-poll challenges
Commentators say the main challenge for the new government is to reduce deep political divisions within the population.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2014 15:23 GMT
Venezuela opposition blasts FM's speech to UN
Henrique Capriles says speech on protests by Elias Jaua to UN Human Rights Council in Geneva is "full of lies".
Last updated: 04 Mar 2014 15:05 GMT
Police violence under review in Brazil
Criticism of police using excessive force intensifies as mass demonstrations continue.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2013 15:57 GMT
OAS chief calls for drug violence debate
Push for reform to the "war on drugs" grows ahead of an Organisation of American States meeting in Guatemala in June.
Last updated: 26 May 2013 12:49 GMT
Former Guatemala leader faces genocide charge
Ex-dictator Efrain Rios Montt on trial for the killings of more than 1,750 indigenous people during his 1982-83 rule.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2013 00:19 GMT
Filipinos protest tough new cyber law
Critics say legislation billed as a way to curb internet crime may be used to silence dissent.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2012 08:46 GMT
Mexico court rules against military trials
Supreme Court rules to turn alleged human rights violations by the military over to civilian courts.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2012 09:44 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
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'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.
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