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Former boxing world champion killed in Venezuela   Former boxing world champion Antonio Cermeno was kidnapped and killed in his native Venezuela Former Brazilian footballer's head left on his doorstep   Sao Paulo: When Joćo Rodrigo Silva Santos' wife opened the door on her way to work the next morning, she found his severed head on their front step 2 killed as Venezuelan campaign turns violent Map of Barinas Venezuela  Two local opposition leaders were killed Saturday in the western Venezuelan state of Barinas, according to the opposition First Justice party Gang-fighting judge gunned down Map of Niteroi Brazil  Rio de Janeiro: Patricia Acioli, renowned for her work against organised crime, has been shot dead in Rio de Janeiro State Argentina singer Cabral shot dead Map of Guatemala City Guatemala
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1. 2016-08-25 Bolivia minister killed by protesting miners Panduro, Bolivia
2. 2014-04-25 Brazilian military rule torturer Paulo Malhaes found dead Rio de Janeiro
D. 2014-02-25 Former boxing world champion killed in Venezuela Miranda, Venezuela
E. 2013-10-30 Former Brazilian footballer's head left on his doorstep Santos, Sao Paulo
5. 2012-09-29 2 killed as Venezuelan campaign turns violent Barinas, Venezuela
G. 2011-08-12 Gang-fighting judge gunned down Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro
2011-07-09 Argentina singer Cabral shot dead
I. 2010-10-06 Police discussed killing president Ecuador
J. 2010-03-24 Car bomb kills six Buenaventura, Colombia

Brazilian military rule torturer Paulo Malhaes found dead
Bolivia minister killed by protesting miners Map of Panduro Bolivia

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  The Bolivian government says its deputy interior minister Rodolfo Illanes has been kidnapped and killed by striking miners

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  Rio de Janeiro: A former colonel who admitted torturing and killing political prisoners under military rule was killed by three men who entered his home


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   Guatemala: One of Latin America's most famous folk singers, Facundo Cabral, 74, has been shot dead in the capital of Guatemala

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Oct.6 Police discussed killing president
  Ecuador: Rogue national police who held Rafael Correa captive for 11 hours last week talked about killing him, radio transmissions show Mar.24   Car bomb kills six Map of Buenaventura Colombia  Colombia: At least 42 people more wounded. The explosion occurred near City Hall and the regional attorney general's office

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Dec.22   Kidnapped governor found dead
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  Colombia: Luis Francisco Cuellar had been seized from his house in the Caqueta provincial capital, Florencia, by suspected leftist rebels
Mar.27 Rebels arrested in assassination plot  Colombia: Colombian police foiled a plot by Marxist guerrillas to assassinate the nation's defense minister

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Feb.17 Murder prompts Amazon curb   Brazil plans to protect a huge swathe after the murder of a US-born missionary Dorothy Stang

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Aug.17   President under attack  Colombia: Rebels opened fire with machine guns as Alvaro Uribe flew into north-west Colombia Feb.14 2 executed near plane wreckage  Colombia: The bodies of American and Colombian who had been aboard a U.S. plane have been found a mile from the craft

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Mar.16 Archbishop murdered   Colombia: In the city of Cali, 63-year-old Isaias Duarte Cancino has been shot dead by unknown gunmen

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Dec.2 Rightist admits 1990 assassination  Colombia: Carlos Castano confessed in a book that he was responsible for the killing of a presidential candidate Sep.30   Murder strains peace
  Colombia: The murder of C. Araujo, the attorney general's wife and a former culture minister, has shaken the peace talks with FARC

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Dec.29   Congressman assassinated
  Colombia: The president of the peace commission of Congress and 6 other people were killed. Police blamed on FARC Jun. 26, 1541 Francisco Pizzaro assassinated in Peru
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  Francisco Pizarro Gonzįlez, c. 1471 or 1476 – 26 June 1541) was a Spanish conquistador who conquered the Incan Empire

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