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29 July 2014 Last updated at 21:47

Death threats to Amazon tribe leaderDavi Kopenawa, Yanomami leader and shaman

One of Brazil's most prominent indigenous leaders, Davi Kopenawa of the Yanomami people, calls for police protection following a series of death threats.


Evacuations due to earthquakes are common in Mexico, such as this on 8 may 2014Mexico firm rues false quake alarm

SkyAlert, a Mexican company which issues seismic warnings, apologises for sending a false earthquake alert to users in Mexico City on Monday.

Carlos Tevez celebrates after Juventus beat Atalanta BC 1-0 - 5 May 2014Tevez stepfather freed after kidnap

The stepfather of Argentine football star Carlos Tevez is freed after being kidnapped on the outskirts of Buenos Aires and held for eight hours.

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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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