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Police detain some teachers and relatives during their protest in Acapulco, Guerrero State, Mexico.

At first glance the Raúl Isidro Burgos teacher training college in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, could be mistaken for a tourist resort: a cobblestone path le(...)

Washington is eager to re-establish diplomatic ties with Cuba before a regional summit in Panama in April, when president Barack Obama will meet Cuban leader Raul Castro for the first time since 2013. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

The United States is pressing Cuba to allow the opening of its embassy in Havana by April despite the Communist island’s demand that it first be remov(...)

People demonstrate against the Farc rebels in Bogota holding a banner that reads, “No more Farc”. Photograph: John Vizcaino/Reuters

Colombia’s largest guerrilla group declared on Wednesday it would begin an indefinite, unilateral ceasefire, in a challenge to the government to halt (...)

Colombian lead government negotiator Humberto de la Calle (c) plants a tree as part of the peace conversations between the Farc-EP and the Colombian government in Havana on December 16th, 2014. Photograph: Enrique De La Osa/Reuters

Colombia‘s Marxist Farc rebels have declared an indefinite unilateral ceasefire beginning on December 20th which they have promised to end if they co(...)

 Host country Cuba’s representative Rodolfo Benitez Verson (right) and Dag Nylander (centre) of Norway, whose countries are guarantors of the negotiating process, speak alongside the chief of the  Farc delegation, Luciano Marin Arango (L), aka Ivan Marquez, in Havana, Cuba. Photograph: Alejandro Ernesto/EPA.

Negotiators for the Colombian government and the country’s largest guerrilla group say they have reached an agreement on ways to fight drug traffickin(...)

This week’s statement by the Farc’s second-in-command that he believes Colombia’s half-century civil war is drawing to a close raises the possibility (...)

The government of Cuban president Raul Castro has described the country’s inclusion on a US list of state sponsors of terrorism as shameful. Photograph: Prensa Latina/Reuters.

In what has become an annual ritual, the United States kept Cuba on its list of “state sponsors of terrorism” and Havana reacted angrily, calling it a(...)

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