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Latest update : 2011-07-04

Rural activists murdered amid land rows

An unsolved double murder in Brazil adds to a recent spike in crimes believed to be linked to disputes over the Amazon's vanishing forest. Pictures of Hugo Chavez are released by Venezuela and Cuba - an attempt to end feverish speculation about his health. Finally, a new Brazilian soap explores the dark past of the country’s military dictatorship.

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2015-05-28 Mexico

Mexico: New bloodbath linked to drug trafficking

This week, we head to Mexico, where a motorway shootout again throws the spotlight on the country's drugs trade and how it's becoming ever more closely linked to politics. Also,...

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2015-05-20 USA

David Letterman retires from 'Late Show'

This week, David Letterman is giving his final interviews. After more than 30 years, the undisputed king of late night television has decided it's time to hand over to the next...

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2015-05-13 Colombia

Aerial spraying: Colombia's toxic war on drugs

Colombia will stop using a potentially dangerous pesticide to spray coca crops. The president says the country will find other ways to destroy illegal plantations. Also, as...

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2015-05-06 Bolivia

Bolivia wrestles Chile over sea access

We focus on a long-standing border dispute between Chile and Bolivia, which is currently being given a hearing at The Hague. Next, we look at the ongoing investigation into a...

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2015-04-29 Gay marriage

USA: Gay marriage debate heads to Supreme Court

This week, the US Supreme Court is deliberating whether or not the constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage. A ruling is due in June and should put an end to decades...

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