The Americas

Argentine politician Sergio Massa smiles after a meeting with presidential candidate Alberto Fernandez (not pictured), in Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 12, 2019.
Massa, a centrist politician, struck an alliance last week with opposition challengers Fernandez and de Kirchner
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By Reuters
June 18, 2019
Cuban artist Sandor Gonzalez paints underwater in Punta Perdiz. He experimented until he found a way of sketching with charcoal or oil paints which unlike pastels or watercolor would not dissolve
Six years ago, Sandor Gonzalez went scuba diving in Cuba and found his inspiration in the tranquility found below water where all forms are natural and not manmade
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By Reuters
June 18, 2019
Nicaragua Daniel Ortega
President Daniel Ortega’s government said in a statement that it has complied with a 90-day period for releasing such prisoners as part of negotiations this spring, a period that expired Tuesday
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June 18, 2019
People take cover after reports of shots fired in Nathan Phillips Square where crowds gather to celebrate the Toronto Raptors victory parade, in Ontario, Canada, June 17, 2019.
Police in Canada are looking for a fourth person and haven't recovered the gun involved in a shooting at a rally for the NBA champion Raptors that left four people wounded and sent thousands fleeing
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June 18, 2019
Venezuela's opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim President Juan Guaido speaks to journalists during a press conference in Caracas, Venezuela,  June 17, 2019.
Venezuela's chief prosecutor is accusing opposition leader Juan Guaido of being the author of an alleged corruption scheme
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June 18, 2019
Members of the all-female band ADAHEZ, Chevanese Palmer, from left, Karissa Palmer, Gabeana Campbell, Tashana Barnett and Shadeeka Daughma, pose for a photo on the steps of the Bank of Jamaica, in Kingston, June 13, 2019.
n the bank’s latest video, reggae artist Tarrus Riley uses his throaty vocals to praise low, stable and predictable inflation as being what the bass-line is to reggae music.
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June 18, 2019
Gabriel Alexander Pérez Vizcaino, alias "Bone," behind wearing helmet, a suspect in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, is taken to court in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, June 17, 2019.
The man was identified as Alberto Miguel Rodríguez Mota, whom authorities say is a fugitive.
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June 18, 2019