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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks on the release of the 2019 Trafficking in Person (TIP) Report at the US State Department in Washington, Thursday, June 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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Annual US report estimates there are 25 million trafficking victims worldwide
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June 20, 2019
FILE - In this June 8, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump talks with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a G-7 Summit welcome ceremony in Charlevoix, Canada. Trump has been engulfed in allegations involving possible collusion with…
Deal would replace NAFTA; U.S. and Canada still must ratify
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June 20, 2019
OAS Permanent Council Chair, US Ambassador Carlos Trujillo, Gonzalo Koncke, chief of staff for OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro, President Jovenel Moise and Foreign Minister Bocchit Edmond.
Haiti requested meeting in hopes of facilitating national dialogue to resolve political impasse
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June 20, 2019
A carrier trailer transports Toyota cars for delivery while queuing at the Mexican border customs control to cross into the U.S.
Deal would replace NAFTA; U.S. and Canada still must ratify
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June 19, 2019
A police officer aims his shotgun at two men riding a motorcycle during a protest against Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega in Managua, Nicaragua, Monday, May 28, 2018.
Human Rights Watch calls for nations to sanction Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega
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June 19, 2019
A man holds up his chained wrists during a memorial on the one year anniversary of a government crackdown on a Mother’s Day march, outside the Catedral in Managua, Nicaragua, Thursday, May 30, 2019. An international fact-finding group last year said…
Human Rights Watch said Wednesday that sanctions are necessary because many protesters were subject to abuse that in some cases amounted to torture
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June 19, 2019
Syrian refugees wait for a visit by U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres, at the Midyat refugee camp in Mardin, southeastern Turkey, near the Syrian border
A record-breaking 70.8 million people are forcibly displaced by war, persecution and conflict
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June 19, 2019