16 July 2014
Fears of mass civil unrest in Brazil during the World Cup turned out to unfounded, not least because of the government's heavy-handedness, writes our Rio correspondent Wyre Davies.
A Mexican federal judge charges six employees of a children's home at the heart of an abuse scandal in the city of Zamora.
A US court dismisses a lawsuit against Chiquita brought by Colombians who accuse the banana grower of paying fighters who tortured their relatives.
If there is consolation in a World Cup rout, it is that Brazil must now ditch the pragmatism stifling their game, says Tim Vickery.
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