Amnesty Outrage at Court Ruling; Cabinet Chief named; Peruvian vice-president at UN;
Protesters lay siege to media giant; Mexico regrets failure to curb global flow of arms; seven miners killed in Coahuila
Intellectuals from Chile and Perú call for peaceful end to maritime dispute; Violence escalates in La Araucanía; Income inequality down since 2009 but still high.
New 100 peso note to feature Evita; Córdoba interprets law to expel prostitutes; Argentina gets off to uneven Olympic start
Homosexual cooperative gets residential building in Ciudad Vieja; State Trade Unions becomes a stronger opposition to government; Frente Amplio less popular due to garbage crisis.
Cuban dissident Oswaldo Payá dies in a controversial accident; Cuba’s Popular Assembly passes economic reforms; Cuba’s Yanet Bermoy wins the country’s first medal at London.
President Morales calls indigenous leaders NGO employees, while YPFB shows failures in management after six years of nationalization. TIPNIS: the consultation process begins On Sunday, despite pending uncertainty of…
Team Paraguay at London 2012; Argentinian actress Moria Casán is arrested in Asunción; Cartes faces more accusations of illegal commerce
Public sector workers storm Honduran streets for second day; Guatemalan president declares national dengue alert; Costa Rica feeds Olympic hopes
Homicide rate reaches ever higher levels; bad English prevents Brazilians from study at prestigious universities abroad; and university lecturers reject pay offer.
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Radical Cabinet Change; Looming terrorist threat; Mafia forgery bust; Cheap gas for poor families
HSBC México tolerated money laundering by organized crime; Mexican officials defend financial regulators; PAN and PRD press allegations that Peña Nieto used dirty money
Government survey shows drop in poverty; Congress rejects report on university profiteering; Kidnapping case shocks Chileans.
A bad week for Buenos Aires infrastructure; long distance bus drivers strike; teenage deaths and police torture in Salta.
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Guatemalan indigenous group challenges mining law; Truce between street gangs in El Salvador encourages Guatemala and Honduras; Experts slam Nicaragua canal project.
Demands made to recognise legally infertility as an illness; Senate cancels bankrupted Pluna’s investigation; Football hero Ghiggia is discharged in time to watch the Olympics.
Ex-President Fernando Lugo announces plan to ‘reconquer true democracy’ in Paraguay; Mercosur tribunal rejects Paraguay’s appeal; European Delegation says the country is not ‘peaceful’.
Brazilian regulator suspends mobile phone sales by three major operators; relations with Bolivia are getting tense; and Jaguar Land Rover contemplates building a Brazilian plant.
Cholera cases continue to rise in eastern Cuba; government announces improvements to water system; bartenders break record for World’s Largest Daiquiri.
Search for Cabinet Chief; Aprista bureacrats to be investigated; Massive investments in the Amazon; New health service launched
Generous pay package offered to federal university lecturers; Brazilians shown to be fond of capitalism; and Petrobras and Rio University inaugurate pioneering fuel research centre.
Ecuador’s pioneering study abroad programme to support 2,000 students this year; Haiti and Ecuador sign cooperation agreements; Assange’s asylum decision still in limbo.
Mining firm Mallkhu Khota demands compensation after reversion of mining concession; country ranked as one of worst in food security. IX March ends its stride in La Paz, but…