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Charges over Mexico children's homeChildren at The Big Family Home in Mexico

A Mexican federal judge charges six employees of a children's home at the heart of an abuse scandal in the city of Zamora.


Colombian peasant holds bag of cocaineAruba detains top Venezuela official

The Caribbean island of Aruba has detained a top Venezuelan official, Gen Hugo Carvajal, sought in the US for drug trafficking offences.

Chiquita trucks were seen in Gulfport, Mississippi, on 28 August 2008Court rejects Chiquita torture suit

A US court dismisses a lawsuit against Chiquita brought by Colombians who accuse the banana grower of paying fighters who tortured their relatives.

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How Brazil silenced its critics

Fears of mass civil unrest in Brazil during the World Cup turned out to unfounded, not least because of the government's heavy-handedness, writes our Rio correspondent Wyre Davies.

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