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Monday March 14th 2011

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A new focus for Washington in Latin America? (​Americas Quarterly​)
An argument to prioritise social inclusion

Drugs, murder and redemption (The Guardian​)
The gangs of Caracas

Life after prison (New York Times Magazine​)
A profile of Lori Berenson

The 45-story walk-up (New York Times)
A Caracas skyscraper is now filled with squatters 
The Oloffson
Haiti's hallowed hotel
Our correspondent pays a visit to the resort Graham Greene made famous
Artists at work
El Genio Dittborn
Pinning down an escape artist
Human-rights investigations
Digging up the past
An interview with Mercedes Doretti of the Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team
Drugs in Mexico
A gruesome paradox
An interactive map of Mexico's security crisis
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