The Americas

A message and the colors of the U.S. flag are seen on the U.S. and Mexico border fence at Friendship Park in Tijuana.
According to Reuters, congressional aides said the administration told them it would reallocate $370 million in aid to Central America lawmakers that had approved for fiscal 2018
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June 17, 2019
A sign of the Odebrecht SA construction conglomerate is pictured in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Feb. 26, 2016.
Construction giant said in a statement that it and its subsidiaries would continue operating normally during the debt restructuring, which is one of the largest ever filed in Brazil
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June 17, 2019
A woman is taken away by ambulance after reports of shots fired in the area where crowds gathered to celebrate the Toronto Raptors victory parade in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 17, 2019.
Toronto police said two people suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries
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June 17, 2019
A woman holds a sign with a message that reads in Spanish; “Galapagos is not to be sold, but to be defended,” during a protest against the government’s plan to allow the U.S. military to use a Galapagos island.
A plan by Ecuador to let the US military use a Galapagos island for aircraft on anti-drug trafficking flights is drawing criticism
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June 17, 2019
Sandra Torres, presidential candidate of the National Unity of Hope party, UNE, arrives to Electoral Court center in Guatemala City, June 17, 2019.
Sandra Torres is leading, followed by Alejandro Giammattei, who has emerged as the top vote-getter in the first round of Guatemala's presidential election
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June 17, 2019
FILE - A woman and child walk during a march against human trafficking and slavery, on Paseo de la Reforma boulevard in Mexico City, Oct. 14, 2017.
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Monday that Mexico would instead run shelters and victim care directly
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By Reuters
June 17, 2019
A vendor waits for customers during a national blackout, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 16, 2019.
Grid collapsed Sunday, cutting power to tens of millions of people in South America, hobbling phone and internet communication regionwide and shutting down the Argentina's largest refinery
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By Reuters
June 17, 2019