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VIDEO: Mexico welcomes migrating butterflies

BBC Latin American News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 20:41
Millions of monarch butterflies have arrived in Mexico's forests as part of their annual migration from Canada and the United States.

Deadly Farc attack before truce

BBC Latin American News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 15:57
Colombia's Farc rebels have killed five soldiers in an ambush, the army says, hours before they are due to start an indefinite, unilateral ceasefire.

VIDEO: Cubans react to 'sweeping change'

BBC Latin American News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 08:50
World leaders have welcomed a historic move by the US to end more than 50 years of hostility towards Cuba and restore diplomatic relations, but, what does it mean for Cubans?

VIDEO: Greenpeace to aid Nazca Lines inquiry

BBC Latin American News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 08:21
Greenpeace will co-operate with an investigation by a Peruvian court to determine responsibility for damage caused by activists at the Nazca Lines, the group's chief executive says.

Havana debates the US-Cuba thaw

BBC Latin American News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 21:50
Havana residents debate the thawing of US-Cuba ties

How are Venezuelans coping with tumbling oil prices?

BBC Latin American News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 18:17
How Venezuelans are affected by falling oil prices

US Congress threat to Cuba thaw

BBC Latin American News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 09:33
Opponents of President Barack Obama's new Cuba policy threaten to block his efforts to restore diplomatic relations after 50 years of hostility.

Mixed media emotions over Cuba-US thaw

BBC Latin American News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 08:57
US-Cuba thaw is praised in the Latin American media but slammed in Cuban-American circles

Troops sent to Mexico vigilante town

BBC Latin American News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 05:13
Hundreds of federal security forces are on patrol in the western Mexican town of La Ruana after a deadly shootout between rival vigilante groups.

VIDEO: 'Nobody was expecting' Cuba-US deal

BBC Latin American News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 03:33
Cuban ex-pat Raul Marchena-Margadan says the thaw in Cuba-US relations will have a "massive impact" on the lives of Cubans.

Nations hail US-Cuba breakthrough

BBC Latin American News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 01:23
World leaders welcome an agreement between the US and Cuba to end more than 50 years of hostility and move towards restoring diplomatic ties.

Castro urges US to lift Cuba embargo

BBC Latin American News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 19:12
Cuban President Raul Castro urges the US to end its trade embargo after the two countries opened formal talks on restoring diplomatic relations.

Cuba's economy set to get a boost

BBC Latin American News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 14:58
Five big economic upsides of the US-Cuba deal

Farc rebels declare unilateral truce

BBC Latin American News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 14:50
Colombia's Farc rebels declare a unilateral ceasefire for an indefinite period of time, but the government is yet to respond to the move.

'New chapter' in US-Cuba ties

BBC Latin American News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:39
The US and Cuba announce moves to normalise diplomatic and economic ties in a major shift, following the release by Cuba of US contractor Alan Gross.

Cubans tweet reactions to historic diplomatic thaw

BBC Latin American News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:15
What Cubans are saying about historic pact

Couples tango for Pope in Rome

BBC Latin American News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 09:07
Hundreds of couples dance a mass tango in Rome's St Peter's Square in honour of Pope Francis' 78th birthday.

US worker released from Cuba prison

BBC Latin American News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 07:35
The US and Cuba strike a prisoner swap deal that involves the release of American Alan Gross and three Cubans, US officials have announced.

Colombia to print Garcia Marquez notes

BBC Latin American News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 05:48
The face of the Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez is to feature on Colombian bank notes, the country's lawmakers decide.

Mexico vigilantes in deadly clash

BBC Latin American News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 05:18
At least 11 people are killed in a shoot-out between rival vigilante groups in the western Mexican state of Michoacan.

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