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Argentina approves Repsol payment

BBC Latin American News - 46 min 21 sec ago
Argentina's congress approves $5bn (£3bn) of compensation for the Spanish oil firm Repsol over the expropriation of its share in the oil firm YPF.
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Rio police 'to probe' dancer's death

BBC Latin American News - 1 hour 49 min ago
Police in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro say they will conduct a thorough investigation into the death of a dancer which sparked riots.
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Fear and mistrust in Rio's favelas

BBC Latin American News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 22:04
Old divisions die hard in Rio's violent favelas
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Oldest baseball player dies aged 102

BBC Latin American News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 20:49
The oldest former player with Major League Baseball, Cuba's Conrado "Connie" Marrero, dies in at home in Havana aged 102.
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Astrotourism skyrockets in Chile

BBC Latin American News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 19:32
Why tourists are flocking to Chile's observatories
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How Mexican mothers identify sons lost on the trek to the US

BBC Latin American News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 18:11
How Mexican mothers identify sons lost on the trek to the US
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Poniatowska awarded Cervantes Prize

BBC Latin American News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 09:01
Spain's King Juan Carlos awards the most important award in Spanish literature to Mexican writer Elena Poniatowska at a ceremony in Alcala de Henares.
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Colombia court restores Bogota mayor

BBC Latin American News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 05:58
A court in Colombia rules that President Juan Manuel Santos should reinstate the ousted mayor of Bogota, Gustavo Petro, within 48 hours.
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Dancer's death sparks Rio clashes

BBC Latin American News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 18:53
Violent protests break out in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro following the death of a young man allegedly beaten by police.
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Future of the net debated in Brazil

BBC Latin American News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:36
Tensions emerge ahead of a meeting being held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to discuss changes to the way the internet is governed.
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VIDEO: Meet Brazil's silver surfers

BBC Latin American News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:15
Meet the Brazilian pensioners who live for the big wave
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Brazil ex-president 'not murdered'

BBC Latin American News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:03
Brazil's National Truth Commission says the death of ex-President Juscelino Kubitschek was an accident, despite claims he was murdered.
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VIDEO: Armed men torch 34 buses in Brazil

BBC Latin American News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 16:29
Heavily armed men have set fire to 34 buses in a Sao Paulo suburb and held employees hostage.
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Colombian tribute to Garcia Marquez

BBC Latin American News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 08:44
Colombia honours its most renowned author, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, in a ceremony at the capital's cathedral, less than a week after he died aged 87.
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Bolivia raises minimum wage by 20%

BBC Latin American News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 03:45
After talks with the trade unions, Bolivia's President, Evo Morales agrees to raise the minimum wage of private and public sector workers by 20%.
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VIDEO: Santos on Gabriel Garcia Marquez

BBC Latin American News - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 03:17
The Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has told the BBC that Gabriel Garcia Marquez was "probably the greatest Colombian we have had in the history of our country".
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Twin memorials for Garcia Marquez

BBC Latin American News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:49
Mexico and Colombia are preparing to hold memorials to renowned author and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died on Thursday.
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Garcia Marquez: Guide to surreal and real Latin America

BBC Latin American News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 05:42
Wyre Davies reflects on the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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You can't destabilise Big Phil's Brazil

BBC Latin American News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 02:00
Brazil boss Luiz Felipe Scolari is unconcerned by criticism of his players, says South American football expert Tim Vickery
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VIDEO: Cubans trace roots to African village

BBC Latin American News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 00:06
A community in western Cuba has traced songs they sing back to a village in Sierra Leone.
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