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FILE - Members of Mexico's National Guard check people crossing the Suchiate river on a raft from Tecun Uman, Guatemala, to Ciudad Hidalgo, as seen from Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, July 3, 2019.
President Jimmy Morales had been widely expected to sign an agreement proposed by the US to absorb large numbers of migrants
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July 15, 2019
FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2018 file photo, women look on as numbers and names are called to cross the border and request asylum in the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico.
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Trump administration rule change impacts mostly Central Americans, and is expected to spark legal challenges
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July 15, 2019
Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales gestures during a meeting of the Central American Integration System (SICA), in Guatemala City, Guatemala, June 5, 2019.
President Jimmy Morales not to visit Washington at this time; under proposed pact, his country would have to offer asylum to migrants who entered its territory en route to the US
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By Reuters
July 14, 2019
Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen, left, and her Haitian counterpart Jovenel Moise are seen at their joint press conference in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, July 13, 2019. (@jovenelmoise Instagram)
During four-hour stop, Tsai Ing-wen expresses desire for political and social stability in Caribbean island nation, hoping for closer bilateral ties
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July 14, 2019
Venezuelans line up at the Chile Consulate to get migration documents in La Paz, Bolivia, July 1, 2019.
Chile, one of Latin America’s strongest and most stable economies, has become a magnet for Venezuelans fleeing economic collapse at home
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July 13, 2019
FILE -  Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou as she exits the court registry following the bail hearing at British Columbia Superior Courts in Vancouver, British Columbia on Dec. 11, 2018.
Global Affairs Canada did not provide details about the identity of the detainee, nor the reason for the detentionGlobal Affairs Canada did not provide details about the identity of the detainee, nor the reason for the detention
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July 13, 2019
FILE - Anti-government protesters hold flags and shout slogans to riot police during a demonstration against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's government in Managua, Nicaragua, March 30, 2019.
Some of the more than 80 protestors still in custody are said to have been subjected to torture or ill-treatment
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July 13, 2019