The Americas

A small group of migrants waiting to seek asylum sleeps at the entrance to the Puerta Mexico international bridge in Matamoros, Tamaulipas state, Mexico, Friday, June 28, 2019. Hundreds of migrants from Central America, South America, the Caribbean…
A new report from Human Rights Watch families have been stranded with no means to survive and are facing physical violence
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Mon, 07/01/2019 - 23:54
Costa Rica's Education Minister Edgar Mora speaks to the media after resigning for protests over his "progressive" ideas at the presidential house in San Jose, Costa Rica, July 1, 2019.
Edgar Mora was criticized on multiple fronts, including for an LGBTQ policy
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By Reuters
Mon, 07/01/2019 - 23:33
FILE - A former commander of the Marxist FARC rebel group Seuxis Paucias Hernandez, known by his war alias as Jesus Santrich arrives at the court complexin Bogota, Colombia, May 20, 2019.
Seuxis Paucias Hernandez, better known by his nom de guerre, Jesus Santrich, took his congressional seat last month, days after being released from prison
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By Reuters
Mon, 07/01/2019 - 22:35
In this June 27, 2019 photo, Abraham Rodríguez poses for a portrait with a finished shoe outside his shoe factory in Villa Rosasani on the outskirts of La Paz, Bolivia. Rodríguez says the tax-free import of goods and the black market have affected…
Experts worry about Bolivia economy after more than a decade of stability under President Evo Morales
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Mon, 07/01/2019 - 22:20
Panama's new President Laurentino Cortizo wears the presidential sash as he speaks during his inauguration ceremony in Panama City, Monday, July 1, 2019.
Cortizo says he will work during his five-year term to boost the economy and bring transparency in contracting for public works projects
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Mon, 07/01/2019 - 21:02
FILE - Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador attends a news conference at the National Palace in Mexico City, June 10, 2019.
A year since his election, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador enjoys the backing of nearly two-thirds of the electorate, but skepticism about his government's handling of major issues is widespread, a poll showed
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By Reuters
Mon, 07/01/2019 - 20:07
The Star of David decorates a tomb eroded by moss at the Jewish cemetery in Guanabacoa in eastern Havana, Cuba, June 7, 2019.
Slowly, the oldest Jewish cemetery in Cuba is beginning to be rehabilitated, along with the memory of many of the island's early Jewish forebears
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Mon, 07/01/2019 - 19:13