The Americas

A Honduran woman and her 18-month-old daughter share lunch hours after being dropped off in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, under the Migrant Protection Protocols, Aug. 8, 2019.
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In dozens of interviews on both sides of US-Mexico border last month, VOA met single adults, parents traveling with young children, grandparents with grandchildren, and pregnant women whose due dates are before their court hearings
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Sun, 09/15/2019 - 08:42
More than 350 migrants boarded eight buses to Tapachula, Chiapas on August 6. Some felt their choice was either to leave or face possible kidnapping or extortion on Nuevo Laredo’s streets. (R. Taylor/VOA)
Despite the odds against them, migrants and asylum-seekers from the Americas, Africa and beyond await their fates along America’s southern border
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Sun, 09/15/2019 - 04:40
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres talks to the media outside Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium, which is serving as an evacuation center, in Nassau, Bahamas September 13, 2019. Picture taken September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Rodrigo Gutierrez
The storm is not expected to make landfall in the Bahamas or US 
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Sun, 09/15/2019 - 03:30
Cameron Ortis, director general with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police's intelligence unit, is shown in a court sketch from his court hearing in Ottawa, Canada, September 13, 2019. Lauren Foster-MacLeod/Handout via REUTERS  ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES
The arrest of a police intelligence officer was linked to the Magnitsky revelations, the Globe and Mail reported
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Sat, 09/14/2019 - 21:17
Rain prior to the arrival of the tropical depression falls on the windshield of a car in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian at the route of Mclean's Town, Grand Bahama, Bahamas, Friday Sept. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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US National Hurricane Center said Tropical Storm Humberto was expected to become a hurricane by Sunday night or early Monday but wouldn’t threaten land by the time it intensified to that strength
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Sat, 09/14/2019 - 18:03
Rain prior to the arrival of the tropical depression falls on the windshield of a car in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian at the route of Mclean's Town, Grand Bahama, Bahamas, Friday Sept. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Humberto set to become hurricane in coming days, US National Hurricane Center said Saturday morning
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Sat, 09/14/2019 - 03:20
FILE - A Royal Canadian Mounted Police vehicle is seen on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario,  March 22, 2017.
Cameron Ortis faces five charges under Canada's criminal code and its Security of Information Act, federal police agency say
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Fri, 09/13/2019 - 21:27