The Americas

Migrants who are applying for asylum in the U.S. walk to a border bridge as they make their way to their appointment with U.S. authorities, in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, Sept. 17, 2019.
Some migrants, awaiting hearings, arrived at the bridge before sunset Monday from Monterrey, hundreds of miles from the border. Others left the city hostels early to avoid moving at night
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Tue, 09/17/2019 - 15:50
Ecuadorean Interior Minister Maria Paula Romo speaks during a press conference with foreign media at Carondelet Palace in Quito, April 11, 2019.
Data on an estimated 20 million people, including almost seven million minors as well as deceased citizens, was exposed by the breach, the state attorney general's office says
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Tue, 09/17/2019 - 10:04
Venezuela's National Assembly President and self-proclaimed interim President Juan Guaido speaks to the press in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. A group of minority opposition parties in Venezuela agreed Monday to enter negotiations with…
A group of minority opposition parties entering negotiations with President Nicolas Maduro's government without the consent of the opposition leader Juan Guaido
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Tue, 09/17/2019 - 00:45
A man is seen at a store during a massive power outage in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Sept. 16, 2019.
Honduras was country hardest hit, with the entirety of its territory and its more than 9 million inhabitants affected
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Mon, 09/16/2019 - 19:36
Venezuelan Opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president of Venezuela Juan Guaido sits during a weekly session at the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Sept 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos
Carlos Vecchio, opposition leader's envoy to the US, makes comments a day after opposition said that talks mediated by Norway to try to resolve country's political crisis had ended
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By Reuters
Mon, 09/16/2019 - 18:10
Colombia’s President Ivan Duque speaks next to commanders of military forces in Popayan, Sept. 12, 2019.
The killings have sparked renewed calls for more to be done to prevent political violence in the country, where hundreds of community leaders and human rights activists have also been murdered
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By Reuters
Mon, 09/16/2019 - 15:41
Retired Maj. Gen. Hugo Carvajal speaks during an extradition hearing at the National Court in Madrid, Spain, Thursday Sept. 12, 2019. Venezuela's former military spy chief has told a Spanish court that he won’t waive extradition to the U.S. to face…
A court spokesman said that retired Maj. Gen. Hugo Carvajal, who claimed that the extradition request was politically motivated, would be released within hours of the decision
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Mon, 09/16/2019 - 09:40