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Colombia: Landslide Kills at Least 48, Dozens More Missing

At least 48 people have been confirmed dead and dozens more are missing as a landslide swept through a town in the north-west Colombia early on Monday morning.

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UN Experts Criticise Paraguayan Government Over Abortion Case

A group of UN human rights experts have criticised the Paraguayan government for failing in its responsibility to act with due diligence in the case of a ten-year old pregnant girl who was denied an abortion.

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Chile: President Announces Cabinet Shuffle

In the midst of a popularity crisis, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet announced today nine changes in her cabinet.

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Peru: One Dead and Two Injured in Anti-Mining Protest

A 35-year-old man was shot dead as protesters clashed with police during a manifestation against a mining project in the Arequipa region, in south-western Peru.

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Brazil: Loggers Blamed as Two More Indigenous Leaders Killed

Local indigenous groups and international NGOs have blamed illegal loggers in Brazil for the killing of two tribal leaders in the space of a few days.

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Brazil: Teachers’ Protest Leaves Scores Wounded

Thirteen people have been arrested and a further 213 injured after a teachers’ protest turned violent in the southern Brazilian city of Curitiba yesterday.

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Chile: Bachelet Announces Anti-Corruption Measures

Chilean president Michelle Bachelet has announced a set of new anti-corruption measures, a response to a series of scandals that has rocked the country’s political system.

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Chile: Boy Discovers ‘Jigsaw Puzzle’ Dinosaur of Unknown Lineage

Scientists have called a dinosaur discovered by a seven-year-old in Southern Chile an ‘evolutionary jigsaw puzzle’ belonging to a previously unknown lineage.

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Chile: Thousands Evacuated After Calbuco Volcano Erupts in Patagonia

Over 4,000 people have been evacuated after the Calbuco Volcano in Chilean Patagonia erupted twice yesterday.

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Latin America ‘Most Dangerous’ Region for Environmental Activists

A new report by Global Witness showed that Latin America remains by far the most dangerous region for land and environmental defenders.

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