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31 January 2015 Last updated at 18:04 ET

Chile proposes to end abortion banChile's Michelle Bachelet

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet announces plans to end a total ban on abortions in the predominantly Roman Catholic country.


Maria del Pilar Hurtado, 22 Nov 2010, Panama CityEx-Colombia spy chief appears in court

Ex-Colombian intelligence chief Maria del Pilar Hurtado appears in court in Bogota charged with spying on politicians, judges and journalists.

Handout image released by the Two Eagles Balloon Team showing the capsule envelope being recovered by a Mexican fishing boatBalloonists complete Pacific journey

Two pilots in a helium balloon complete their Pacific crossing with a sea-landing off Mexico, setting two new milestones on a six-day trip.

Wyre Davies Article written by Wyre Davies Wyre Davies Rio de Janeiro correspondent

Death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman highlights Argentina polarisation

Argentine politics is polarised by the death of a prosecutor and the president's confrontational response.

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ship on Panama Canal Panama Direct

A century at the centre of one of the world's most important trade routes

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