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Haiti 12/12/10

Testing times: Protests over presidential results; Questions over cholera continue.


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The Caribbean 12/12/10

Social security fees fund private enterprise in the DR and Rodríguez Traverso  expelled from the House of Representatives in Puerto Rico


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Argentina 12/12/10

Villa Soldati: Attempts at the forced eviction of settlers from the Parque Indoamericano draws allegations of xenophobia.


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Venezuela 12/12/10

WikiLeaks cables reveal deterioration in oil industry, whilst Chávez seeks fast-track decree powers.


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Ecuador 12/12/10

Wikileaks shows Colombia requested North-American anti-FARC support in Ecuador, and Correa seeks to minimise oil-drilling in the Amazon


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Peru 12/12/10

Candidates register for the 2011 Presidential Elections. Freedom of expression debated. Territorial Demarcation Forum for Ayacucho


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Peru 05/12/10

Hostages held at Bank in Gamarra and Round Two of the Regional Elections


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The World-View 05/12/10

Latin America reacts to leaked US diplomatic cables, while Latimobarómetro provides insight into regional public opinion



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Haiti 05/12/10

Election results to be respected as superstitions surround epidemic.


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Bolivia 5/12/10

Wikileaks strains relations with Argentina and raises fresh concerns over Bolivia’s relationship with Iran.



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Venezuela 05/12/10

More flooding plagues Venezuela whilst news comes that China looks to invest $40,000 million in the country


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Brazil 05/12/10

Wikileaks cables cast light on US-Brazilian relations as violence in Rio continued to dominate headlines


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Ecuador 05/12/10

Minister of Non-Renewable Natural Resources, Pastor Wilson, announces a $5000 million investment plan in the oil sector.


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Paraguay 05/12/10

Paraguay to host Ibero-American Summit, while the President’s popularity drops and the country takes damage from Argentina’s union strikes.


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Chile 05/12/10

Another record-breaking year for the Teletón – but discontent remains rife as trade union demands go unanswered and violence breaks out over land rights on Easter Island…


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Central America 05/12/10

The “Google Maps” border dispute between Costa Rica and Nicaragua rumbles on, while Wikileaks files cause fresh tensions in Honduras and Panama.  



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Mexico 05/12/10

Wikileaks reveals US concern over Mexican strategy on the drug war.
‘Queen of the Pacific’ found not guilty of links to drug trafficking, awaits US extradition.


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Argentina 05/12/10

In a sweeping judicial crack-down on corruption, fault-lines appear in the inimitable power-sphere of CGT secretary general Hugo Moyano.


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Ecuador 28/11/10

On the 23rd of November the Ecuadorian government announced the expiry of five major national resource contracts after renegotiations were rejected.


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Chile 28/11/10

As Piñera jets off on a diplomatic trip to Lima, the nation is still beset by industrial action and the central government in Santiago is under attack from the opposition…


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Argentina 28/11/10

Trains, planes and automobiles: Scandal surrounds Ex transport Minister Jaime Ricardo this week as a raft of emails uncovered by the judiciary reveal the full extent of illicit rent seeking.