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28 November 2014 Last updated at 01:42

Mexican president to overhaul police

Mexico's president announces plans for a massive overhaul of police, in the wake of the disappearance of 43 students in September.


Phillip Traynor at Auckland airportNZ murderer deported from Brazil

A New Zealand man serving a life sentence for child molestation and murder who escaped to Brazil has been deported to his home country.

PeleBrazil legend Pele 'doing fine'

Brazil legend Pele says he is "doing fine" following treatment for a urinary infection at a Sao Paulo hospital. BBC Sport

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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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