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Mexico: Missing Journalist Found Dead in Veracruz

The body of a kidnapped Mexican journalist was found on Tuesday, half-naked, bound, and with a bag over her head, along the side of a highway in the state of Puebla, Mexico. Showing signs of torture, an autopsy determined that the 32-year-old journalist died of asphyxiation. According to the Veracruz Attorney General’s Office, the reporter […]

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The Indy Eye: Life After The Floods

The Indy Eye: Life After The Floods

The Indy visits the town of Concordia, Entre Ríos, one of the worst hit places during the New Year floods, to speak with locals returning to their devastated homes.

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Latin America: Protests Break Out over Signing of TPP

Protests have broken out in Peru, Chile, and Mexico against last week’s signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement.

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Boudou Prosecuted for Illegally Accepting Gifts in Office

This afternoon, Federal Judge Norberto Oyarbide prosecuted the former vice president, Amado Boudou, for receiving gifts more than four years ago.

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Government to Call Extraordinary Congress Sessions Next Week

The Government will hold extraordinary sessions in Congress next week to debate the appointment of new Supreme Court judges, military chiefs and ambassadors.

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Ecuador Demands Freedom for Assange After UN Ruling

Ecuador has called for Julian Assange to be allowed to go free after a UN panel said his time in the country’s London embassy amounted to an “arbitrary detention.”

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Deputies Leave FPV Parliamentary Bloc

Twelve Frente Para la Victoria (FPV) deputies announced yesterday their decision to leave the party’s parliamentary bloc and create a new one

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Police Violence: Argentina’s Other Security Emergency

Police Violence: Argentina’s Other Security Emergency

With instances of police brutality still repeating themselves, Matthew Corb examines the complex debate over reforming Argentina’s security forces amid Macri’s push to get ‘tough on crime’ .

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ATE Calls for National Strike

The State Workers’ Association (ATE) has announced a general strike on 24th February to protest the government’s dismissals at the municipal, provincial, and national levels.

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Colombia Introduces Year-Long Ban on Carrying Firearms

A nationwide ban on bearing firearms came into force this week in Colombia, as part of the government’s efforts to reduce violent crime.

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