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Colombia: Reporting from behind armour-plating

Colombian journalist Claudia Julieta Duque is among the ten most threatened reporters in the world.

The Never-Ending Eviction: Demolition, protest and police violence in a Rio...

Panic and despair in Favela do Metrô-Mangueira, next to the World Cup final stadium, as authorities order demolition of 12 homes.

El Salvador: major challenges after narrow vote

A majority of 6,364 votes will make FMLN President's task exceptionally difficult.

Brazil: Ripe for another year of protest?

The causes of last year's demonstrations haven't been addressed. But are Brazilians tired of demonstrating?

Brazil 1964: Never again!

March 31 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the military coup in Brazil, which ushered in the era of dictatorships in Latin America.

Brazil: World Cup security locks in repression

As popular support for the World Cup rapidly wanes, a beleaguered government is putting in place ever more draconian forms of repression.

Venezuela: FAQ on opposition protests

A very detailed look at recent events in Venezuela and the reporting of them from UK group Venezuela Solidarity Campaign

Brazil: Which Giant has Woken Up?

Mooted new public order laws, police violence against demonstrations and indigenous communities --it's almost like the aftermath of a coup.

Brazil: the spirit of dictatorship is alive and well

The far right in Brazil is small, but active. Is it becoming more of a threat?

Brazil: Favela pacification at the heart of new violence

Why the much-praised UPP programme seems to be stumbling amid signs of a new spiral of violence.

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