The Americas

Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres speaks to the press at United Nations headquarters in New York, Sept. 18, 2019.
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Guterres said that the United Nations will not be the setting for negotiations between Maduro and the opposition
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Wed, 09/18/2019 - 17:32
A car drives through floodwaters from Tropical Depression Imelda, Sept. 18, 2019, in Houston.
Gov. John Rankin called up 120 members of the Royal Bermuda Regiment to prepare for possible storm recovery efforts and National Security Minister Wayne Caines said schools, government offices and ferries on the island would close at noon and bus service would halt at 4 pm
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Wed, 09/18/2019 - 12:41
Migrants from Central America and Cuba queue outside the Mexican Commission for Refugee Assistance (COMAR) to apply for asylum and refugee status in Mexico, in Tapachula, Mexico September 13, 2019. Picture taken September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Torres
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Despite decline in asylum seekers, humanitarian migration remained at a 'historically high level' bloc says
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By AFP
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 11:40
Lucia, 38, from Guerrero state, draws with her youngest daughter as she and her children wait at Agape World Mission shelter for a chance to request asylum in the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. Lucia fled with her…
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The plaintiffs are 126 women and children from 59 families, mostly from the impoverished and violent Central American countries of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala
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By Reuters
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 02:48
Vice President of Venezuela's National Assembly Edgar Zambrano of the Democratic Action party (Accion Democratica), speaks to the media after being released from prison in Caracas, Venezuela, Sept. 17, 2019.
Edgar Zambrano released four months after his arrest on treason charges, an ally of President Nicolas Maduro said
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By Reuters
Tue, 09/17/2019 - 23:45
Smoke billows during a fire in an area of the Amazon rainforest near Porto Velho, Rondonia State, Brazil, Sept. 10, 2019.
Human Rights Watch finds that more than 300 people have been killed in conflicts, many by organized criminal networks profiting from illegal deforestation
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By Reuters
Tue, 09/17/2019 - 22:45
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognized as the country's rightful interim ruler, talks to the media as he arrives to attend a session of Venezuela's National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Sept. 17, 2019.
National Assembly says he'll serve as crisis-wracked nation's interim president until they've ended Nicolas Maduro's grip on power
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Tue, 09/17/2019 - 22:25