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Venezuelans demand crackdown on violence
Killing of Miss Venezuela spurs calls demanding the formation of a national plan to counter violence.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2014 20:00 GMT
Deforestation threatens Peru's bear species
Biologists mobilise villagers by teaching them how to protect the fragile habitat of spectacled bears.
Last updated: 24 Dec 2013 22:07 GMT
Peru's Fujimori enlists social networks' help
Ex-president who is serving 25-year sentence for crimes against humanity and corruption pushes his case via Twitter.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2013 09:46 GMT
Peru firms hurt by cheaper Chinese imports
Cheaper imports are stifling Peru's clothing manufacturers and a free trade agreement could make matters worse.
Last updated: 06 Oct 2013 03:06 GMT
Illegal miners rally against Peru's new laws
Government tries to bring gold mining industry in legal frames, but miners say rules are too restrictive.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2013 10:21 GMT
Costa Rica kicks carbon neutrality into gear
Central American nation wants to become the first carbon-neutral country in the world by 2021.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2013 19:36 GMT
Cold weather prompts Peru state of emergency
Government declares state of emergency in parts of Andean region as it is hit with lowest temperatures in a decade.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2013 16:00 GMT
Colombian farmers demand agricultural reform
Farmers threaten to block main roads unless government takes urgent action to improve their conditions.
Last updated: 05 Sep 2013 08:25 GMT
Peru struggles to contain H1N1 outbreak
More than 70 people have died and thousands infected while authorities face uphill battle to stop spreading of virus.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2013 12:43 GMT
Peruvian families search for their loved ones
Families of thousands of people who disappeared during 1980s and 1990s seek fresh investigation.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2013 12:39 GMT
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'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.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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