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A woman was killed after municipal agents opened fire in order to remove street sellers from the road in proximity of a makeshift camp for displaced people in Port-au-Prince.
Nubia Acosta and Nevis Niño Rodríguez, two human rights defenders working with the peasant farmers of El Tamarindo in northern Colombia, have been threatened.
Security forces used excessive force to disperse homeless families from the rubble of their former homes, from which they were forcibly evicted on 18 February.
Armando del Bosque Villarreal, a Mexican man who was forcibly disappeared by marines on 3 August, was found dead on 3 October.