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Press freedom in Americas 'worsens'

BBC Latin American News - 3 hours 41 min ago
Press freedom in the Americas has seen a "marked deterioration" in the past six months, according to the Inter American Press Association.

LGBT Jamaicans 'targets of violence'

BBC Latin American News - 7 hours 17 min ago
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Jamaicans face "intolerable levels of violence and cannot rely on the police" for protection, Human Rights Watch says.

Ambassador demands Top Gear apology

BBC Latin American News - 7 hours 58 min ago
The Argentine ambassador to the UK calls for the BBC make a public apology following the row over an edition of Top Gear filmed in the South American country.

Rewards for Mexico missing students

BBC Latin American News - 14 hours 15 min ago
The Mexican government offers rewards totalling $4.75m (£3m) for information leading to the whereabouts of 43 missing students from Guerrero state.

India suspend tours to West Indies

BBC Latin American News - 16 hours 26 min ago
India suspend all future tours to the Caribbean following the West Indies' decision to abandon their tour of India last week.

Designer Oscar de la Renta dies

BBC Latin American News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 21:11
Dominican-born US fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies Jackie Kennedy and Hillary Clinton, has died aged 82, US media report.

Chile arrests former Pinochet aide

BBC Latin American News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:12
Chile arrests Col Cristian Labbe, former aide to ex-military leader Augusto Pinochet, over the killings of 13 political prisoners in the 1970s.

Reggae singer John Holt dies at 69

BBC Latin American News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 09:44
Reggae singer John Holt, who was famed for writing and singing the original version of Blondie's hit The Tide is High, dies aged 69.

Morales's Bolivia poll win confirmed

BBC Latin American News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 06:42
Official results from Bolivia's presidential election confirm incumbent president Evo Morales has won a third term in office and will govern until 2020.

Federal police sent to Mexico towns

BBC Latin American News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 04:42
Mexican federal police are put in charge of security in towns surrounding Iguala, the city where 43 students went missing more than three weeks ago.

VIDEO: Cliff diving champions crowned

BBC Latin American News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 07:51
There were spectacular scenes in Yuctan, Mexico, this Saturday for the final event of the 2014 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series.

Bermuda profile

BBC Latin American News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 02:45
Provides an overview of Bermuda, including key events and facts

VIDEO: Bermuda cleans up after Gonzalo

BBC Latin American News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 01:19
Bermudans are clearing up after a direct hit from Hurricane Gonzalo left a trail of damage in its wake on the tiny Atlantic territory.

Calling time on America's blockade of Cuba

BBC Latin American News - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 23:09
New calls for US to end crippling embargo of Cuba

Days of deadly rains hit Nicaragua

BBC Latin American News - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 17:45
Twenty-two people have died in Nicaragua during several days of heavy rains, nine of them in the capital Managua when a wall collapsed.

Bermuda 'bruised' by Hurricane Gonzalo

BBC Latin American News - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 16:55
Bermudans are clearing up the damage after a direct hit from Hurricane Gonzalo left trails of damage in its wake on the tiny Atlantic territory.

VIDEO: New dinosaur 'may be in T-Rex family'

BBC Latin American News - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 10:59
Scientists think that a newly discovered species of dinosaur, whose remains were found after 20 years of excavation in Venezuela, maybe related to the Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Mayor impeached over missing students

BBC Latin American News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 17:39
The mayor of the Mexican town of Iguala, who left the town after 43 protesting students went missing amid clashes, is impeached by the state congress.

Hurricane Gonzalo pounds Bermuda

BBC Latin American News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 16:37
Hurricane Gonzalo arrives over Bermuda in the Atlantic Ocean with winds of about 185km/h, and is expected to cause significant damage over the weekend.

Brazil president 'dizzy' in debate

BBC Latin American News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 16:05
The Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff says she is in good health after a bout of dizziness at the end of a TV debate with her opponent Aecio Neves.

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