John Lyons

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The  2016 Olympics  are a long way off, but recurring violence has raised questions about the  recent selection  of Rio de Janeiro.

Olympic Flame Shines Light on Brazil's Violent Slums

The 2016 Olympics are a long way off, but recurring violence has raised questions about the recent selection of Rio de Janeiro.

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The picturesque town center of  Oaxaca , Mexico has been occupied by angry demonstrators.

Federal Police Seize Oaxaca City

The picturesque town center of Oaxaca , Mexico has been occupied by angry demonstrators.

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All the elements are in place for big trouble in the aftermath of Mexico's disputed presidential election.

Mexico's Lopez Obrador Is Not Going Quietly

All the elements are in place for big trouble in the aftermath of Mexico's disputed presidential election.

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