Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas ends a long hunger strike after the government announces it is to free 52 political prisoners.
(BBC) Spain calls on the EU to soften its position on Cuba after Havana says it will free 52 political detainees.
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Cuba agrees to free 52 political prisoners in the largest prisoner release by the communist authorities for decades.
Colombia's presidential poll goes to a run-off in June as former defence minister Juan Manuel Santos falls just short of victory.
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(BBC) A volcano erupts near Guatemala City, leaving at least one person dead and forcing hundreds to flee their homes
(BBC) Peruvian indigenous leader Alberto Pizango is freed on bail pending trial a day after he was detained upon his returns home from almost a year in exile.
(BBC) The US and UK links to Jamaica's drug-fuelled violence
(BBC) Brazil's farmers eye global markets for their goods
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(BBC) Cuba reportedly eases jail conditions for political detainees after talks with Church leaders and a public hunger strike.