The Americas

President Donald Trump speaks during a small business roundtable in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019…
President Donald Trump says he's holding off on designating Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations
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Fri, 12/06/2019 - 22:00
Argentine President Elect Alberto Fernández speaks as he presents his cabinet in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019…
Fernandez named Martin Guzman as economy minister, who will need to help steer debt restructuring negotiations with international creditors and the International Monetary Fund over around $100 billion in sovereign debt
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Fri, 12/06/2019 - 19:37
Haiti's President Jovenel Moise speaks with Reuters, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti November 15, 2019. Picture taken November 15,…
Protesters march to US embassy demanding the US government stop supporting President Jovenel Moise
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Fri, 12/06/2019 - 22:51
Louisiana Town Holds Vigil for Detained CITGO Executives
It has been more than two years since Venezuelan authorities arrested a group of CITGO executives, all of them dual U.S.-Venezuelan nationals. The family of one executive, Tomeu Vadell, lives in a small Louisiana town that recently held a vigil to draw attention to the detention. For VOA, Jorge Agobian has more from Lake Charles.
A demonstrator takes part in a protest as a national strike continues in Bogota, Colombia, Dec. 4, 2019.
Meeting took place just one day after a national strike organized by unions, students and advocacy groups drew thousands of protesters
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Thu, 12/05/2019 - 23:26
FILE - An oil worker with Mexico's state-owned oil company, PEMEX (Petroleos de Mexico),  in the Sen oil field, in the swampy south eastern state of Tabasco, Sept. 20, 2000.
Chevron, ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell, among other firms in Mexico's Association of Hydrocarbon Companies (Amexhi), say they have met output targets and investment pledges worth hundreds of millions of dollars in initial phases of their contracts
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Thu, 12/05/2019 - 22:59
Peru's Foreign Minister Gustavo-Meza Cuadra, left, and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi shake hands before a talks at the Diaoyutai state guesthouse in Beijing, China, Nov. 29, 2019.
US launched its 'Growth in the Americas initiative in 2018 to bolster private-sector investments in energy and infrastructure in Latin America after China invited countries in the region to join its global Belt and Road Initiative
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Thu, 12/05/2019 - 22:45

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