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Protests flare as Venezuela government rejects calls for vote recount

Hundreds of protesters have clashed with police in Venezuela's capital as the government has rejected opposition demands for a vote recount.

Tell us the whole truth about Chavez, says Venezuela’s opposition

Venezuela's opposition has demanded the government tell "the whole truth" about the health of cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez.

Bolivia nationalises four power companies

Leftist Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Saturday he had nationalised four power companies, including a subsidiary of France's GDF Suez.

Shining Path expands role in cocaine trade

The Shining Path rebel group, which led a bloody civil war in the 1980s, has expanded its foothold in Peru's cocaine trade to run lucrative drug labs.

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