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5 deadly countries for environmental defenders
A new report reveals a spike in the murder of global land defenders, especially in Latin America. The failure to combat climate change is forcing the most vulnerable to the frontlines, and to pay with their lives.
Magu: VP Yemi Osinbajo's lawyer writes IGP, demands probe of 4bn allegation, Jeff Bezos' net worth now $180 Billion
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Coronavirus: Latin America's corruption fighters gain new ground
Dozens of corrupt officials and politicians in Latin America are losing their jobs over fishy health care dealings during the coronavirus pandemic. The scandals are producing more transparency, but setbacks remain.
US takes aim at socialist governments in Latin America
19 Apr 2019
US takes aim at socialist governments in Latin America.
Colombia's FARC rebels begin disarming under peace deal
2 Mar 2017
Colombia's FARC rebels have begun turning in their weapons to the United Nations in specially designated zones. The rebels signed a peace agreement with the government late last year, ending Latin America's longest-running conflict.
Sam Zell says Mexico won't be hurt by Trump policies
22 Feb 2017
Sam Zell founder and chairman at Equity Group Investments, explains his positive outlook on investing in Latin America and Mexico.
Peace at last? Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic peace accord
27 Sep 2016
Brazil's Rousseff ousted by Senate, Temer sworn in
1 Sep 2016
Brazil's Senate ousted President Dilma Rousseff on Wednesday, ending an impeachment process that polarized Latin America's biggest country.
New era for Brazil as Rousseff cedes power to Temer
13 May 2016
Brazil enters a new era as interim president Michel Temer takes power from suspended leader Dilma Rousseff to end 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America's biggest nation.
Brazil lawmakers give green light to Rousseff impeachment trial
18 Apr 2016
Brazilian lawmakers authorize impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff in a rowdy, circus-like showdown that plunged Latin America's biggest country into profound political crisis.
Senegal pioneers Zika virus detection system
3 Mar 2016
Scientists in West Africa are hoping to find ways to stop the spread of the Zika virus. Researchers in Senegal are helping people in Latin America affected by the virus, by using similar technology used to detect Ebola. Nicolas Haque reports.
Latin American oil producers hit hard by falling oil prices
26 Feb 2016
Latin America's oil producers are among those hardest hit by falling oil prices. The region's second-largest economy, Mexico, has had to cut spending and raise interest rates.