The Americas

Argentina's President Mauricio Macri looks on during a news conference after the presidential primaries, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Aug. 12, 2019.
Groundswell of support for Alberto Fernandez among younger voters which, while not altogether unexpected for pollsters, shocked them in its magnitude
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By Reuters
August 19, 2019
FILE - The Amazon rainforest (L), bordered by deforested land prepared for the planting of soybeans, is pictured in this aerial photo taken over Mato Grosso state in western Brazil, Oct. 4, 2015.
States containing country's Amazon rainforest say they want to negotiate directly with European nations who fund projects to curb deforestation after changes proposed by federal government led Norway and Germany to suspend donations
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By Reuters
August 19, 2019
FILE - Members of the Zapatista National Liberation Army, EZLN, attend an event marking the 25th anniversary of the Zapatista uprising in La Realidad, Chiapas, Mexico, Jan. 1, 2019
Indigenous rebel group announces it is extending its control over so-called 'autonomous' zones to 11 more areas in the southern state of Chiapas
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August 19, 2019
Jose Manuel Morales, son of Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, reacts after being acquitted by a Guatemalan court on corruption charges, in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Aug. 19, 2019.
In January 2017, both men were accused of defrauding the land registry of $12,000 in 2013, using false invoices, before Jimmy Morales was elected president
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By Reuters
August 19, 2019
Evelyn Beatriz Hernandez, right, leaves the court accompanied by family during her second trial, in Ciudad Delgado on the outskirts of San Salvador, El Salvador, July 15, 2019.
Rape victim Evelyn Beatriz Hernandez, 21, had been convicted of intentionally inducing an abortion and had served three years of a 30-year prison sentence
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August 19, 2019
Venezuela's National Constituent Assembly (ANC) President Diosdado Cabello takes part in a session in Caracas, Venezuela, Aug. 12, 2019.
Diosdado Cabello, who is considered the most-powerful man in Venezuela after Maduro, met last month in Caracas with someone who is in close contact with the Trump administration, said the official
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August 18, 2019
Two women assault a commuter, one spraying him in the face with paint another kicking him, at a bus station, during a protest sparked by a string of alleged sexual attacks by police officers, in Mexico City, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. On Friday,…
The disorder Friday night erupted as part of protests that arose this week over a perception that city officials were not adequately investigating rape accusations
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August 17, 2019