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22 November 2014 Last updated at 11:21 ET

Colombia general 'free next week'General Azate Mora Nov 2014

Colombia's Farc rebels will release five captives, including Gen Ruben Dario Alzate, next week, President Juan Manuel Santos says.

US President Barack Obama speaks in Las Vegas. Photo: 21 November 2014Obama defends immigration reform

US President Barack Obama vows to press for further immigration reform, as Republicans condemn his use of executive powers on the issue.

A demonstration in Guerrero state for the 43 missing studentsMexico vows action on rule of law

Mexico's government vows to take action on the rule of law and restore credibility in institutions, after the disappearance of 43 students.

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Brazil drought: Sao Paulo sleepwalking into water crisis

Brazil's biggest city Sao Paulo has been struggling with a severe drought for months. BBC correspondent Wyre Davies reports.

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