The Americas

A soldier of Mexico's National Guard stops vehicles at a temporary checkpoint to look for migrants, just north of Ciudad Cuauhtemoc, Chiapas State, Mexico, June 15, 2019.
Mexican authorities say they have intercepted four trucks packed with nearly 800 migrants in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz
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June 16, 2019
A woman prepares milk bottles using candles at her home in Montevideo, Uruguay, June 16, 2019, during a power cut.
Argentina's main energy company says it was 'slowly beginning to restore' electricity after a massive power failure left large swathes of the country and neighboring Uruguay without power
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June 16, 2019
A worker grabs boxes filled with ballots before being distributed to polling stations in Guatemala City, June 15, 2019.
Unemployment, violence, corruption, rising costs of living and the shoddy state of the country’s highways are among top concerns for the country’s electorate
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June 16, 2019
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro holds a book titled 'Mining Sectoral Plan' while delivering a speech during a launching of a National Mining Plan at the Miraflores palace in Caracas
The financial and travel restrictions are being mulled by a core group of five nations — U.K., France, Germany, Spain and the Netherlands — before being proposed to the European Council, said diplomats and members of the Venezuelan opposition with knowledge of the plan
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June 15, 2019
Cuban migrants wait outside the Mexican Commission for Refugee Assistance (COMAR) in Tapachula, Mexico, June 14, 2019.
Mexico is ramping up security on its southern border with Guatemala as part of an agreement with Washington after Trump threatened to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican goods if the government did not stem the flow of migrants reaching the United States
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By Reuters
June 15, 2019
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Canada’s easier path to citizenship attracts Indian professionals and students
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June 15, 2019
Protesters throw trash on street during a demonstration against President Jovenel Moise in Gonaïves, Haiti, June 14, 2019.
PetroChallenger activists vow to keep protests going until president resigns
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June 14, 2019