The Americas

FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2018, file photo, an officer watches as immigrants who entered the United States illegally are deported on a flight to El Salvador by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Houston. Civil rights activists complained…
Senior Trump administration official says US plans to sign agreement to make El Salvador — which has one of the world's highest homicide rates — a haven for migrants seeking asylum 
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Fri, 09/20/2019 - 17:27
A hooded protester, equipped with stones, takes part in a protest against fuel shortages and to demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moise, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019.
Residents heed opposition call to hit the streets to demand Jovenel Moise's resignation and a cleanup of massive corruption
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Fri, 09/20/2019 - 16:19
FILE - This April 14, 2019 file photo shows a western meadowlark in the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge in Commerce City, Colo. According to a study released on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, North America’s skies are lonelier and quieter…
Habitat destruction and pesticides cited as major causes
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Thu, 09/19/2019 - 23:39
The United Nations headquarters building in New York.
The State Department accused the diplomats of trying to 'conduct influence operations' against the US; Cuba calls expulsions 'unjustified'
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Thu, 09/19/2019 - 20:08
Flaming tires burn on a main road in Petionville, a suburb of Haiti’s capital, Port au Prince, Sept. 16, 2019. (M. Vilme/VOA Creole)
Opposition parties set aside differences and unite to mobilize residents to demand that president step down 
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Thu, 09/19/2019 - 18:55
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologizes for wearing brownface makeup in 2001, to reporters on the Liberal party leader’s election campaign jet in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, in a still image from video taken Sept. 18, 2019. (CBC via Reuters)
Trudeau apologized after Time magazine published a photograph of him wearing dark makeup at a party 18 years ago
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Thu, 09/19/2019 - 13:45
FILE - A farmer prepares the land to plant potatoes at a plantation in Cartago, Costa Rica April 27, 2018
Like millions of indigenous farmers around the world, she always relied on her traditional knowledge. But increasingly unpredictable weather, linked to climate change, has upended her usual sowing and harvesting times, leading to lower yields
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Thu, 09/19/2019 - 10:30