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John Holman

Latin America

Venezuela: Thousands cross into Colombia for better prospects

Thousands have crossed a key bridge into neighbouring Colombia to escape the country's deepening crises in search of better lives and opportunities.

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Clashes mark Venezuela's 50th day of anti-government protests

Venezuela's capital has seen more intense clashes as tens of thousands of anti-government protesters marked 50 days of their demonstrations.

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Growing fears over Venezuela’s deepening crisis

The UN Security Council has held an emergency meeting on Venezuela following more violent anti-government protests. The US is warning that the country's food and political crises could escalate into a major conflict.

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Mexico: Video shows soldiers killing detained man

Security forces are being challenged over a video showing an apparent extrajudicial killing by a soldier. Al Jazeera cannot independently verify the video, which appears to show a soldier shooting a captured and injured man in the head.

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Government funding cripples Mexico's free press

Mexican authorities are paying vast sums of money for advertising space to media groups, which is having a crippling effect on the country's independent press.

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Latin American refugees turn to Mexico for asylum

With the Trump administration's tough stance on immigration, many asylum seekers from El Salvador and Honduras are increasingly looking to Mexico instead.

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Mexican village burns mythical beasts in Easter celebration

Every Easter, Mexicans join the Catholic tradition of burning effigies of Judas in communal bonfires.

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The race to save Mexico's vaquita from extinction

There are only 30 vaquitas left, but could a plan to use navy-trained dolphins to save them be the solution?

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Mexican fishermen lobby for mangroves protection

Fishermen in Mexico have joined a government fight to stop mangroves from being destroyed. Mexico has the fourth highest number of mangroves worldwide and millions depend on them for their livelihoods.

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Solid rain: A possible Mexican solution for drought

Agriculture uses a huge amount of the world’s freshwater supply, but a Mexican company may have found a way to ease the pressure.

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Back to reality: Waves of deported Mexicans struggle to survive

More undocumented migrants in the US are being targeted for deportation under President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown. It could affect up to six million Mexicans living there.

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Mexico's largest clandestine graves discovered

There are more than 30,000 people missing in Mexico as a result of the battle between drug cartels and the government. And now, relatives have discovered the biggest set of mass graves in the country.