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Rio de Janeiro drugs raid shootout leaves 25 dead
The shootout took place during a police operation in a favela in the Brazilian city.
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Rio suspects filmed jumping from rooftops
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Tightrope walkers and orchestra in Colombia protests
Windrush victim wins court fight over family fees
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Collapsed Mexico overpass had past safety concerns
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Mexico City metro: 'My dad never came home'
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23:43 6 May
Brazil: At least 25 killed in Rio de Janeiro 'massacre'
An enquiry is launched after witnesses accused police of shooting people who'd surrendered
An enquiry is launched after witnesses accused police of shooting people who'd already surrendered and of confiscating their phones
10:55 6 May
Rio de Janeiro drugs raid shootout leaves 25 dead
The shootout took place during a police operation in a favela in the Brazilian city.
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10:51 6 May
Tightrope walkers and orchestra in Colombia protests

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Colombia protests: Tightrope walkers and orchestra in demonstrations
Anti-government demonstrations continue across Colombia, including violent clashes in its capital.
9:12 6 May
Tightrope walkers and orchestra in Colombia protests

Colombia protests: Tightrope walkers and orchestra in demonstrations
Anti-government demonstrations continue across Colombia, including violent clashes in its capital.
5:51 6 May
Windrush victim wins court fight over family fees
By Tom Symonds
Home Affairs correspondent
The Home Office says it is reviewing its policies for situations on application fees for relatives.
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11:15 5 May
Widespread protests continue in Colombia
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Colombia unrest: Widespread protests continue
Demonstrations continue across the country, despite its government scrapping proposed tax reforms.
9:32 5 May
What is behind protests in Colombia?
Crowds are gathering again after a night of violence as the UN condemns the repression of protesters.
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9:10 5 May
Lottery-win nurse eyes up dream Caribbean home
Teresa Robinson will retire after winning £10,000 a month for a year in the Set for Life draw.
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20:25 4 May
Supermarkets warn Brazil over Amazon land bill
By Claire Marshall
Environment Correspondent
Almost 40 UK companies say proposed laws could accelerate deforestation in the Amazon region.
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20:05 4 May
In pictures: Shock, grief, anger in Mexico over metro crash
There is rising anger in Mexico over the collapse of a metro overpass that killed at least 24 people.
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18:04 4 May
Five killed in attack at Brazilian nursery
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Five killed in attack at Brazilian nursery
Five people have died after a man launched a machete attack at a nursery in Brazil, police say.
16:03 4 May
The company where colleagues decide your salary
By Dougal Shaw
Business reporter, BBC News
A software firm in Argentina is trying a radical experiment in employee transparency and democracy.
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14:28 4 May
Five killed in machete attack at Brazilian nursery
Three small children and two staff members die in the attack in a small town in the southern region.
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10:25 4 May
Collapsed Mexico overpass had past safety concerns
Questions mount over the safety record of a Mexico City metro line after a deadly overpass collapse.
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8:53 4 May
Arrests made after 97 migrants found in Texas home
Migrants were found locked in two bedrooms inside the single-family Houston home, investigators say.
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8:07 4 May
UN 'deeply alarmed' by bloodshed in Cali, Colombia
The United Nations rights office says police opened fire on demonstrator on Monday.
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5:51 4 May
Mexico City metro overpass collapse kills 23
Two train carriages plunged to the ground when an elevated metro line collapsed.
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3:31 4 May
Carriages crumpled as Mexico overpass collapses
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Mexico City metro overpass collapse: Carriages and bridge crumpled
A metro overpass partially collapses in Mexico City leaving at least 23 people dead, and 70 injured.
3:04 4 May
Missing woman's friends offer $10,000 reward
Friends have put up the reward for anyone who helps police find former flight attendant Sarm Heslop.
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