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Argentina – the vultures are still hovering

Argentina – the vultures are still hovering

Holders of some so-called vulture funds are threatening to seize Argentine state assets.

BRICS: Expectation vs reality

BRICS: Expectation vs reality

As the BRICS countries prepare for their summit in Fortaleza, Brazil, foreign policy (e.g. Syria) and a BRICS bank head the agenda as the new group comes of age.

Chile: Lies, Censorship & El Mercurio

Chile: Lies, Censorship & El Mercurio

After years of being banned or buried, Chilean state TV finally screens a film about the role of the Edwards' family media group in backing the dictatorship.

Colombia: Is Santos' re-election the best hope for peace?

Colombia: Is Santos' re-election the best hope for peace?

The peace talks in Cuba between FARC and the government have some way to go. But the re-election of Santos is helpful.

Brazil - new concerns over GM mosquito

Brazil - new concerns over GM mosquito

Alarm at new dengue emergency where GM mosquito trials conducted.

Nicaragua: Route 4 chosen for the Grand Canal

Nicaragua: Route 4 chosen for the Grand Canal

Route 4, from Rivas to Punta Gorda, is the lead candidate for the new interoceanic Grand Canal.

Mobile Phones: The new vox pop

Mobile Phones: The new vox pop

Across Mexico and Central America cell-phones bring benefits and some dangers, especially for women.

El Salvador: A respite from Monsanto's predations?

El Salvador: A respite from Monsanto's predations?

The US Embassy has dropped a pre-condition for aid requiring use of GM seed.

Protest and Destabilisation in Venezuela

Protest and Destabilisation in Venezuela

The Difference Between the Violent And Non-Violent Right Is Smaller Than You May Think

Chile: no quick fix for Mapuche crisis

Chile: no quick fix for Mapuche crisis

President Bachelet is finding that dialogue is not enough to resolve Chile's long-running dispute with its Mapuche peoples.

Cuba: is foreign investment the future?

Cuba: is foreign investment the future?

Will the new Foreign Direct Investment Law update Cuba's economy?

Brazil: Preventive policing unleashed

Brazil: Preventive policing unleashed

The first anniversary of the São Paulo protests is marked by an illegal inquiry, persecution and more brutality.

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