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Infamous US military school still draws fire
Training Latin American soldiers, 'School of the Americas' continues to stir debate after notorious human rights abuses.
Last updated: 09 Dec 2014 12:55 GMT
El Salvador shutters historic rights clinic
Founded by assassinated Archbishop Oscar Romero, many are angry about last month's closure of Tutela Legal.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2013 14:32 GMT
'News from the South': Bergoglio, Chavez and the sound of silence
The media depictions of the death of the "vocal" Chavez and the rise of the "quiet" Bergoglio are telling.
Lisa Ubelaker Andrade
Last updated: 19 Mar 2013 11:58 GMT
Could the next pope come from Latin America?
The selection of a Latin American Pope would be symbolically important and would help rejuvenate a crippled Church.
Last updated: 12 Mar 2013 13:04 GMT
El Salvador's brutal civil war: What we still don't know
Twenty years after peace accords were signed, many aspects of El Salvador's long civil war remain murky.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2012 13:39 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
Drugs, inequality and a US-backed dirty war
Barack Obama visits El Salvador to talk security cooperation while facing the ghosts of past US foreign policies.
Last updated: 24 Mar 2011 19:55 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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Tunisia caught between fear and stability
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