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Waiting for progress on Guantanamo
A year after Obama's promise to resume releasing prisoners from Guantanamo, 78 men cleared for release are still there.
Last updated: 29 May 2014 12:45 GMT
Uruguay FA quits in violence crisis
National football team faces uncertain future ahead of Brazil 2014 after abrupt resignation by the leadership.
Last updated: 01 Apr 2014 09:11 GMT
Uruguay offers to take Guantanamo prisoners
The US has resettled 43 prisoners in 17 countries since Obama took office and has released 38 others to their homelands.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2014 02:39 GMT
Bachelet sworn in again as Chile's president
Moderate socialist Michelle Bachelet takes oath of office eight years after she became first female to assume the post.
Last updated: 12 Mar 2014 04:58 GMT
Ex-rebel poised to win El Salvador presidency
Polls indicate that left-leaning ex-guerrilla Sanchez Ceren is set for victory in runoff vote.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2014 07:47 GMT
Marijuana Wars - Part Two
In the second half of a special investigation, we look at legalisation and drug violence in the US and Latin America.
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Last updated: 06 Mar 2014 11:45 GMT
Armed Venezuelans fear 'Syria scenario'
Pro-government collectives seen as defenders of democratic socialism by supporters and armed thugs by opponents.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014 21:52 GMT
Elusive justice in Uruguay
Activists in Uruguay remain hopeful, despite enormous challenges, that justice will be served to dictatorship victims.
Pierre-Louis Le Goff
Last updated: 13 Feb 2014 09:42 GMT
Uruguay: Yes we cannabis
Small country's move to legalise weed has more than token significance for future of the "war on drugs".
Last updated: 20 Dec 2013 10:00 GMT
Uruguay's Senate legalises marijuana
Backers of new law celebrate as Uruguay becomes first nation to legalise growing, sale and smoking of marijuana.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2013 15:24 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.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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