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    Guatemala arrests 24 migrants from Haiti, Guinea en route to US

    Agence-France-Presse . Guatemala | Updated at 02:20pm on June 16, 2019

    Guatemalan police arrested 24 migrants from Haiti and Guinea who were preparing to travel north and illegally enter the United States, a spokesman said on...

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    Bus crashes cars in Brazil, 17 dead

    Agence France-Presse . Sao Paulo | Updated at 02:15pm on June 10, 2019

    A bus carrying 40 people crashed into several cars killing at least 17 people in...

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    Jolie urges int’l support for Venezuelan children

    Reuters . Bogota | Updated at 12:05am on June 10, 2019

    Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Saturday urged the international community to provide more support to three South American countries with the most migrants from...

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    US calls off Mexico tariffs

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:10am on June 09, 2019

    The United States and Mexico struck a deal on Friday to avert a tariff war, with Mexico agreeing to rapidly expand a controversial asylum programme...

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    US prosecutors not to enforce strict abortion laws

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:10am on June 09, 2019

    A group of American prosecutors pledged on Friday not to enforce strict abortion laws in response to attempts to tighten access to the procedure...

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    Maduro declares to reopen border with Colombia

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 02:23pm on June 08, 2019

    Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro on Friday ordered the reopening of the country’s...

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    Strong 6.6 magnitude tremor rocks El Salvador

    Agence France-Presse . San Salvador | Updated at 04:43pm on May 30, 2019

    A shallow 6.6 magnitude’ earthquake struck off the coast of El Salvador on Thursday near San Salvador, the US Geological Survey...

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    Countrywide strike against inflation paralyses Argentina

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 02:36pm on May 30, 2019

    Opponents of Argentina’s president Mauricio Macri launched a 24-hour strike on Wednesday to protest the government’s inability to reduce inflation that has...

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    Canada leader wants no intrusion from US

    Agence France-Presse . Montreal, Canada | Updated at 12:00am on May 30, 2019

    Canada’s Conservative Party chief and opposition leader Andrew Scheer said Tuesday he wants to end illegal border crossings from the United States by revisiting the...

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    968 ‘murder suspects’ held in Brazil anti-murder operations

    Agence France-Presse . Sao Paulo | Updated at 03:13pm on May 29, 2019

    Brazilian police carried out a giant anti-murder operation in nearly every state...