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21 September 2014 Last updated at 20:49

Peru creates anti-logging commissionA Ka"apor Indian warrior uses a chainsaw to ruin one of the logs they found during a jungle expedition to search for and expel loggers from the Alto Turiacu Indian territory, near the Centro do Guilherme municipality in the northeast of Maranhao state in the Amazon basin, August 7

The Peruvian authorities announce a new anti-logging commission after the killings of four indigenous leaders in the Amazon rainforest.


A federal police officer crosses a river on the outskirts of Arteaga during a search for Knights Templar leader Servando Gomez (26 April 2014)Mexico 'leading drug lord' killed

Mexican police find the body of Aquiles Gomez, who was believed to be one of the top leaders of the Knights Templar drug cartel.

Winds blow palm trees on the beach in Los Cabos, Mexico, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. UK woman dead after Mexico hurricane

The body of a British woman missing since a hurricane hit the Mexican coast last weekend has been found, state prosecutors say.

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