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A self-confessed serial killer, known in Venezuela as "People-Eater", is said to have been used by a jail gang to attack rivals in an overcrowded jail.
A court in Buenos Aires on Saturday ordered the Catholic Church to pay $50,000 to a former seminarian who alleged he was sexually abused some 25 years ago by an...
Argentina wants Britain to call off planned military exercises on the disputed Falkland Islands.
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos says he decided to extend a ceasefire with FARC rebels after meeting with student leaders.

Over 1 million await aid in Haiti

Haiti is continuing its efforts to normalise areas devastated by Hurricane Matthew, while more than a million people are awaiting supplies of food and medicine.
Colombian President Juan Manual Santos is donating his Nobel Peace Prize money to victims of conflict.
The Colombian government and FARC rebels scrambled Monday to save a peace deal after voters narrowly rejected it in a referendum, throwing the four-year-old peace...
Following the narrowly rejected Colombia peace plebiscite, the country's rebels have vowed to maintain their ceasefire.
Here are key points of the peace deal between FARC and the government, which voters have narrowly rejected in a shocking referendum result.
Colombia's President Juan Michael Santos says he will not give up on reaching a peace deal with FARC guerrillas after he lost a plebiscite by a slim margin.
The first images from the PeruSAT-1 Earth observation satellite have been received at the CNOIS satellite operations centre in Lima.
Colombia will hold a plebiscite on the government's peace deal with FARC rebels on Sunday.
Brazil's Defence Minister Raul Jungmann says more than 25,000 soldiers will be deployed in 15 of the country's 26 states for Sunday's municipal elections.
A government official has been shot dead after opening fire at a Brazilian election rally, killing a mayoral candidate and his bodyguard.

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