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Mexico head meets students' families

BBC Latin American News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:37
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto meets the families of 43 students who went missing more than a month ago, sparking continuing nationwide protests.

In pictures: Relics found in Mexico

BBC Latin American News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 18:18
Mexican archaeologists uncover treasures from Teotihuacan

US attends Ebola conference in Cuba

BBC Latin American News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 16:55
Two health officials from the United States attend an Ebola conference in Cuba despite frosty relations between the two long-standing adversaries.

Heavy rains and winds lash Argentina

BBC Latin American News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 14:11
Torrential rains and strong winds in central Argentina cause severe flooding, damage homes and force dozens of people to evacuate.

Venezuela recalls ambassador to Spain

BBC Latin American News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 05:15
Venezuela is recalling its ambassador to Spain a week after the Spanish prime minister called for the release of a Venezuelan opposition leader.

The faces of Mexico's missing students

BBC Latin American News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 04:32
Mexicans share portraits of kidnapped students

Chile plants cannabis for medicinal use

BBC Latin American News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 02:55
Chile allows first medical marijuana plant

Racquet stolen from Sabatini statue

BBC Latin American News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 18:29
Thieves steal a tennis racquet that was in the hands of a newly unveiled statue of Argentine tennis star Gabriela Sabatini in Buenos Aires.

Noriega fails to sue Call of Duty

BBC Latin American News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 13:19
The former dictator of Panama, Manuel Noriega, fails in his attempt to sue Activision after a character based on him appeared in a Call of Duty game.

Giant tortoise 'miraculous' recovery

BBC Latin American News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 13:16
A new study confirms that giant tortoise numbers on one of the Galapagos Islands have bounced back thanks to captive breeding.

Brazil school bus crash kills 10

BBC Latin American News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 07:35
Six students and four staff from a school in Brazil's Sao Paulo state are killed when the bus they were travelling in crashes into a lorry.

VIDEO: Markets fall after Rousseff win

BBC Latin American News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 06:20
Stock markets in Brazil have fallen sharply following the re-election of left-wing President Dilma Rousseff.

Venezuela announces police 'purge'

BBC Latin American News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 05:21
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he will "purge" the police force after alleging officers were involved in the murder of lawmaker Robert Serra.

Mexico unearths 'second mass grave'

BBC Latin American News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 22:44
Mexican authorities looking for 43 students who disappeared after protests last month investigate a suspected mass grave - the second this month.

Peru Dirty War bodies returned

BBC Latin American News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 18:56
Relatives of 80 victims of Peru's Dirty War receive their exhumed bodies at a ceremony in the city of Ayacucho.

Protests in Haiti over delayed polls

BBC Latin American News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 09:38
Haitians protest in the capital Port-au-Prince as a new postponement of long-delayed legislative and municipal elections is announced.

'Extinct' snail turns up in alley

BBC Latin American News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 09:31
'Extinct' species turns up in Bermuda alley - and more tales

Chiquita banana firm in Brazil deal

BBC Latin American News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:41
Brazil's Cutrale and Safra groups agree a deal to buy banana giant Chiquita, just days after shareholders rejected a deal with rival Fyffes.

Brazil election result: Meet the voters

BBC Latin American News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:28
Brazilian voters share their views

VIDEO: Brazil re-elects Dilma Rousseff

BBC Latin American News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 01:43
President Dilma Rousseff has been re-elected for a second term, after securing more than 51% of votes in a closely-fought election.

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