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Latin America News Roundup: 16th April 2014

News from Latin America: Bolivian president travels to The Hague over access to the sea; Venezuelan opposition to join ‘National Pacification Plan’; Chilean president announces one-off payment for victims of Valparaiso fire.

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Argentina News Roundup: 16th April 2014

News from Argentina: March inflation revealed; ex-policeman arrested over crimes against humanity; new bill to regulate protests.

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Latin America News Roundup: 15th April 2014

Report shows Latin America epicentre of violence against environmental activists; Nicaragua on ‘extreme red alert’ over earthquae threat; Vigilante groups in Mexico agree to disarmament plan.

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Argentina News Roundup: 15th April 2014

President Fernández presents initiative to combat informal labour market; judge orders changes to subte fare scheme; new regulations for motorcycle passengers come into force in Buenos Aires province.

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Argentina News Roundup: 14th April 2014

News from Argentina: Argentina lifts trade restrictions, advances EU agreement; Security Minister oversees anti-drug trafficking operations in Rosario; Judge orders survey of Villa Lugano occupation.

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Latin America News Roundup: 14th April 2014

Chile: Twelve dead and thousands evacuated in Valparaíso fire; Venezuelan journalist released unharmed by her kidnappers; Paraguay: home arrest granted for hunger-striking Curuguaty campesinos

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Argentina News Roundup: 11th April 2014

Government condemns UK for plans to hold military exercises on Falklands/Malvinas; mixed reactions to general strike; many still affected by flood damage; beloved actor Alfredo Alcón dies.

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Latin America News Roundup: 11th April 2014

Today’s Latin America news: Venezuela’s government and opposition begin talks; Environmentalists close to referendum on Ecuador’s Yasuní; Paraguay: indigenous children rescued in trafficking bust.

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Argentina News Roundup: 10th April 2014

Today’s Argentina news: National strike a ‘success’; Massive drug raid by police in Rosario; Chevron ratifies Vaca Muerta development plan.

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Latin America News Roundup: 10th April 2014

Today’s news from around Latin America: Paraguay: home arrest denied for hunger-striking campesinos accused in Curuguaty Massacre; UN: Latin America has world’s highest murder rate: Colombian land rights activist killed.

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