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Nicaragua: Environmental NGOs say Interoceanic Canal ‘Not Viable’

The 278km interoceanic canal to be constructed in Nicaragua is not viable or sustainable due to its environmental and social impact, according to a study conducted by a group of NGOs.

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Mexico: Violence in Guerrero Leaves Seven Dead, Dozens Missing

At least seven people were killed and dozens are reported missing after a weekend of violent attacks by police on students in the state of Guerrero, southwest Mexico.

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Peru: Eight Dead after Cusco Earthquake

Peru’s government has declared a state of emergency in the Cusco region after an earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale killed eight people and injured around a dozen on Saturday night.

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Colombia: Mining Companies Forced to Return Land to Indigenous Owners

A High Court in Medellín has ordered mining companies to cease operations in a 50,000 hectare reserve, and return the land to the indigenous families that originally lived there.

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Mexico: Soldiers Arrested over Tlatlaya ‘Massacre’

Mexican authorities have arrested seven soldiers and their commander over the killing of 22 suspect gang members amid claims they were summarily executed.

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Brazil: “Good” Mosquitos Released in Rio Favela to Combat Dengue

Yesterday, 10,000 bacteria-infected mosquitoes were released in Tubiacanga, a favela in the north of Rio de Janeiro, in an effort to combat dengue fever.

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UN World Conference on Indigenous People Closes

The first World Conference on Indigenous Peoples drew to a close in New York yesterday, with Latin American nations taking a leading role.

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Panama: Former Dictator Noriega Sues Video Game Creators

Panama’s former dictator Manuel Noriega has filed a lawsuit against Activision Blizzard Inc. for his depiction in their popular ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops II’ video game.

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Guatemala: Town in Security Lock Down After Weekend ‘Massacre’

The government of Guatemala has introduced emergency security measures in the town of San Juan Sacatepéquez after 11 indigenous people were killed, and dozens other injured, over the weekend.

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Brazil: Armed Forces Say They ‘Cannot Deny’ Dictatorship Abuses

For the first time, Brazil’s armed forces have implicitly admitted committing human rights abuses during the country’s military dictatorship, though stopped short of acknowledging them fully.

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