The Americas

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks after meeting Chilean High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet at Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas, on June 21, 2019.
A catastrophic economic collapse in the South American nation has fueled malnutrition and disease, prompting an exodus of the population toward Mexico and the United States.
Rosa Ramirez sobs as she shows journalists toys that belonged to her nearly 2-year-old granddaughter Valeria in her home in San Martin, El Salvador, Tuesday, June 25, 2019.
Family had been waiting in Mexico for a chance to apply for US asylum, but migrants there face long wait times
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June 26, 2019
FILE - A poster is pasted on a door calling for the release of one of the most influential leaders of former Basque separatist group ETA, Josu Ternera, in the Spanish Basque village of Miraballes, May 16, 2019, after he was arrested in France.
Venezuela harbors largest concentration of ETA fugitives, according to Spanish police, who say 13 members of the group are currently living there
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June 26, 2019
Soldiers uproot coca shrubs as part of a manual eradication operation in San Jose del Guaviare, Colombia, March 22, 2019.
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Colombia is the world's largest exporter of cocaine and the growth of its coca crop has tested relations with the United States
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June 26, 2019
The bodies of Salvadoran migrant Oscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his nearly 2-year-old daughter Valeria lie on the bank of the Rio Grande in Matamoros, Mexico, June 24, 2019, after they drowned trying to cross the river to Brownsville, Texas.
Photographs, which have been widely published around the world, show the bodies of a father and his 23-month-old daughter face down along the banks of the Rio Grande near Matamoros, Mexico, across the river from Brownsville, Texas
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June 26, 2019
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro looks on during a ceremony for Government Secretary Jorge Antonio de Oliveira Francisco at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, June 24, 2019.
In May, Jair Bolsonaro signed decrees easing restrictions on importing and carrying guns and buying ammunition, which needed congressional approval to become permanent law
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By Reuters
June 26, 2019
Cubans check their phones at an internet hotspot in Havana, Cuba, Aug. 10, 2018.
Washington seeks to expand internet access on the Communist-run island, according to the final report of a US government task force released on Tuesday
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By Reuters
June 26, 2019