The Americas

First round of presidential election in Guatemala
Early results show no candidate likely to get more than 50% of Sunday's vote
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June 17, 2019
Haitian journalists, joined by supporters, march in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday to demand justice for their murdered colleague, Petion Rospide, June 16, 2019.
Hundreds participate in silent protest Sunday to honor radio journalist Petion Rospide who was shot and killed by unknown gunman after reporting on anti-corruption demonstration
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June 16, 2019
Hallways of Buenos Aires' subway are lit only by emergency lights during a blackout, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 16, 2019.
Regional power distributor Edesur says failure began at electricity transmission point in Argentina's northeast early morning Sunday
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June 16, 2019
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