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John Holman

Latin America

Venezuelan opposition strike ends in protests

Millions have heeded a call by Venezuela’s opposition asking for a nationwide strike amid unrest over economic uncertainty.

Latin America

Mexico: Efforts made to increase teen pregnancy awareness

Around 214 million women in developing nations, who want to avoid getting pregnant are not using contraception.

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Mexico: 'Dark-sky friendly' streetlights to reduce pollution

Light pollution has made it difficult to see the Milky Way, our home galaxy. But a handful of cities, including one in northern Mexico, are bucking the trend.

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Aztec temple ruins discovered in Mexico City

The remains of an Aztec temple built in the late 1400s have been found in downtown Mexico City. Along with it, archaeologists unearthed the remains of 32 men who were sacrificed during ceremonial games at the site.

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Mexico has its first indigenous woman candidate for president

With Mexico due to elect a new president next year, the country’s major political parties will soon begin lining up their candidates. Marking a historic moment for Mexican politics, among those competing will be the first woman to represent the count.

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Mexico ruling party wins election but loses support

Mexico’s ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) has narrowly defeated a leftist challenger in the central state of Mexico.

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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.