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Candidates are already jockeying for position in the run up to the October 2015 presidential elections. As a new political era beckons, LAB looks at the leading challengers.
On the anniversary of the 24th March 1976 military coup, the minister of justice and human rights claims that Kirchnerismo has converted Argentina's shame into international respect.
Argentina goes to the World Cup in Brazil with high hopes of winning for a third time. But as Daniel Schweimler reports for LAB from Buenos Aires, the 'beautiful game' has turned ugly in one of its heartlands.
An interview with Honduran journalist Dina Meza as she presents the PEN International Report on 'Honduras: Journalism in the shadow of Impunity'.
The Appeals Court in Haiti has overturned an earlier ruling and decided that former ruler Jean-Claude Duvalier can stand trial for alleged crimes against humanity: but will the Martelly government accept the challenge?
The recent killings of a leading activist and his wife are part of a worsening human rights situation in Haiti.
As Michelle Bachelet embarks on her second presidential term in March 2014, other Chilean women are occupying positions of power.
Self-defence units are springing up all over Mexico.The Peña Nieto government has signed a pact legalizing many of them, but will it be able to control their activities?
A recent constitutional court ruling reduces the term in office of Claudia Paz y Paz who as attorney-general has led the fight against impunity.

Haiti: No sweat

The Caracol Industrial park, intended as the flagship post-earthquake development project, has been little short of a disaster.