There's been a real explosion in obesity and diabetes in Mexico, largely because NAFTA has changed profoundly the country's food systems.
A series of events has been organised this week in protest over the official visit of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, which begins on 3 March.
In Geneva a UN Committee asks an official Mexican delegation tough questions about the disappearance of the 43 students
The Argentine government is proposing a complete overhaul of its intelligence services. But we are no closer to discovering who (if anyone) killed prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who was leading the investigation into the 1994 AMIA bombing.
Uruguay, once regarded as a backwater, is taking on the Big Boys with its daring new policies.
The Jubilee Debt Campaign UK is organising a petition of support for the Argentine government in its struggle against 'vulture funds'.
A 30-minute TV programme discusses the case of the Cuban 5.

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Ed Rhodes reports on a World Cup fans match, England vs Brazil. The match was arranged with LAB's help.
Will the new Foreign Direct Investment Law update Cuba's economy?
Immigration is contentious both in US internal politics and in its relations with Mexico. Soon, however, US demand for labour may outstrip the supply of immigrants.

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