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Asylum Requests Surge due to Crises in Venezuela, El Salvador, Honduras
According to UNHCR figures, the displaced population in the Americas numbers more than 7 million people, while asylum requests – particularly from natives of Venezuela and Central America – have risen sharply...
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  Venezuela (Click here for more Venezuela news)
 6/24/2019   Venezuela's Maduro Attacks US Southcom Chief at Military Event
 6/20/2019   Venezuela Regime Releases 3% of Political Prisoners as UN Arrives
 6/19/2019   Red Cross Gives Venezuela Hospitals Mosquito Nets to Battle Malaria
 6/19/2019   Venezuelans Make Fresh Start in Remote Colombian Region
 6/18/2019   Pence Thanks Latin America for Generosity in Supporting Venezuela’s Freedom
  Colombia (Click here for more)
 6/24/2019   OAS to Look at Challenges to Democracy, Colombian FM Says
 6/23/2019   Colombia Land Disputes Pose Grave Risks for Social Leaders
 6/23/2019   Cops Seize Ton of Colombian Cocaine in Raid on Two Drug Rings
 6/21/2019   Leaders of Colombia’s FARC Mull Response to Killings of Comrades
 6/18/2019   Santos Administration Left No Money for Peace Projects, Colombian VP Says
 6/24/2019   Mexico’s Economic Activity Declines 1.4% in April
 6/24/2019   Mexican Government Takes Charge of Seaweed Response
 6/23/2019   Mexico is Fertile Ground for Proliferation of Sects
 6/22/2019   Mexican Officials Find 200 Pregnant Women among Migrants
 6/21/2019   Three Killed in Shootout in Western Mexico
  Brazil (Click here for more)
 6/26/2019   Brazil’s Supreme Court Rejects Appeal for Release of Former President Lula
 6/25/2019   Bolsonaro’s Legacy of Japanese Jokes May Cloud G20 Summit in Japan
 6/21/2019   Bolsonaro to Propose Joint Exploitation of Amazon Rainforest to Japan
 6/20/2019   Bolsonaro Thanks Evangelicals for Support at Huge Religious Event
 6/20/2019   High-Valuation Startups Flourishing in Brazil
 6/25/2019   Eva Peron: A True Style Icon
 6/24/2019   Thousands Left Without Power in Argentine Provincial Capital
 6/18/2019   Teen Killed during Police Operation in Northern Argentina
 6/17/2019   Similar Massive Blackouts Unlikely in Future, Argentine Government Says
 6/17/2019   Electricity Restored in Argentina after Historic Blackout
 6/25/2019   Bolivia Calls Violence against Women a National Emergency
 6/21/2019   Bolivia Marks Winter Solstice with Nationwide Celebrations
 6/18/2019   Bolivia Inaugurates Its 1st Capsule Hotel
 6/10/2019   Women at the Wheel: Bolivian Moms Unite to Provide Safe Transport
 6/7/2019   This Bolivian Is Best Friend of More Than 1,000 Stray Dogs
 6/21/2019   Question of Fuel Subsidies Lies at the Bottom of Haiti’s Crisis
 6/18/2019   HRW: Dominican Women Being Denied Sexual, Reproductive Rights
 6/17/2019   Several Injured as Haitian Protesters Keep Demanding President’s Resignation
 6/11/2019   Haitian Prime Minister Condemns Violence in Anti-Government Protests
 6/10/2019   New Anti-Government Protest in Haiti Leaves Several Dead
  Central America
 6/26/2019   Nicaraguan Forces Arrest 4 Men with Suspected Ties to the Islamic State
 6/20/2019   Two Die in Violent Protests in Honduras
 6/19/2019   Panama’s San Blas Archipelago Being Swallowed by the Sea
 6/19/2019   Opponents Say Nicaraguan Government Reneged on Pledge to Free Prisoners
 6/18/2019   OAS Rejects Claims of Election Fraud in Guatemala
 6/25/2019   Chile’s Elqui Valley: An Idyllic Setting from Which to Observe Solar Eclipse
 6/24/2019   Striking Miners’ Unions Want Chile’s Codelco to Show Flexibility
 6/19/2019   Chilean Scientists Sound Alarm as Glaciers Retreat
 6/15/2019   One Miner Rescued in Northern Chile, Another Found Dead, a Third Missing
 6/11/2019   Economists Cut 2019 GDP Forecasts for Chile to 2.9%
 6/19/2019   Diaz-Canel Meets in Havana with Head of British Business Delegation
 6/14/2019   Cuban Entrepreneurs Feel the Pain from Drop in US Tourists
 6/14/2019   US Fines Expedia $325,000 for Providing Travel Services to Cuba
 6/5/2019   Some 800,000 Reservations Affected by US Ban on Cuba Cruises
 6/5/2019   Cuban Entrepreneurs Suffer after New Travel Restrictions Imposed by Trump
  Ecuador (Click here for more)
 6/15/2019   Ecuadorian Sex Workers Assert Rights through Pioneering Union
 6/15/2019   Former Ecuadorian President: “Assange Will Be Extradited to the US”
 6/9/2019   Ecuador Waging Implacable Fight against Wildlife Trafficking
 6/6/2019   Plazuela: Ecuador’s Hamlet of Widows
 5/19/2019   Ecuador’s Virgin of Quinche is Object of Devotion Taken Note of by Vatican
 5/21/2019   A Darker Side of Paraguay Flooding: Isolation of Elderly
 5/2/2019   First Female Head of Paraguay University Wants More Women in High Positions
 4/13/2019   Paraguay Urges Isolating Venezuela’s Maduro to Force Him from Power
 2/26/2019   Paraguayan, Brazilian Leaders Meet at Binational Dam
 2/25/2019   Paraguay Launches Initiate to Promote Gender Equality
 6/25/2019   Peruvian Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Cocaine Trafficking in Indonesia
 5/29/2019   Peru to Spend $140 Million to Protect Big Chunk of Amazon
 5/10/2019   Peruvian Climber Who Died on Nepal’s Mt. Makalu to Be Cremated in Kathmandu
 5/7/2019   Peruvian Ex-President, First Lady Charged with Money Laundering
 5/1/2019   Machu Picchu Train Service Resumes from Southern Peruvian City of Cusco
 6/24/2019   Italian Mobster, 3 Others Escape from Prison in Uruguay
 6/21/2019   Hot Meals Provide Relief for Homeless Flood Victims in Uruguay
 6/9/2019   Uruguayan Rapper Kung Fu OmBijam Brings Culture, Education to Prison
 5/31/2019   Uruguay University Marks 15th Anniversary of Bicycle Parking Lot
 4/28/2019   Uruguay, China Sign Memorandum to Improve Air Connections
  Latin America (Click here for more)
 6/25/2019   Sustainable Tourism and Renewable Energy Are Keys for Latin American Growth
 6/24/2019   Future of Latin America Development Depends on Sustainability
 6/21/2019   Latin America Needs Innovation, Planning for Sustainability
 6/20/2019   US-China Tension Affects Latin America Technology, UN Official Warns
 6/18/2019   Latin American Exports Decline First Time in 2 Years, Inter-American Bank Says
 6/26/2019   Democrats Approve $4.5-Billion Border Funding Bill in US Lower House
 6/26/2019   Special Counsel Mueller to Testify before US House Committees in Open Session
 6/26/2019   San Francisco Becomes First US City to Ban E-Cigarettes
 6/25/2019   Pence Launches “Latinos for Trump” Coalition in Miami
 6/25/2019   Trump Threatens to Use Military Force If Iran Attacks US Targets
  World (Click here for more)
 6/26/2019   Sri Lanka to Resume Executions after 42-Year Hiatus
 6/26/2019   EU Council Head Calls for Common Sense during Visit to Japan Atomic Bomb Site
 6/26/2019   South Korea to Send Largest Shipment of Food Aid to North in a Decade
 6/26/2019   At Least Four Killed, Two Wounded, in Attack against Police in Pakistan
 6/26/2019   Australian Media Leaders Unite against Police Raids
  Business & Economy (Click here for more)
 6/26/2019   Australia Warns of Collateral Damage due to Ongoing US-China Trade War
 6/25/2019   China Requests Canada Suspend All Meat Exports to Country
 6/25/2019   Stocks: Defense Shares Surge on Spending
 6/25/2019   Renault, Nissan Maintain Differences over Possible Merger
 6/25/2019   Three Chinese Banks Deny Being Probed by US in Relation to North Korea Sanctions
  Oil, Mining & Energy (Click here for more)
 6/25/2019   US Oil Exports Jump due to Turmoil in Mideast
 6/17/2019   Iran to Exceed Enriched Uranium Stockpile Limits in 10 Days
 6/17/2019   Indonesian Seaweed Farmers Begin Damages Trial for Oil Spill in Australia
 6/15/2019   G20 Energy Ministers Debate Energy Supplies, Environment in Meeting
 6/15/2019   Gulf of Oman Attacks Trigger Tighter Security on Key Shipping Routes
  Opinion (Click here for more)
 6/24/2019   Carlos Alberto Montaner: The Ideas of Freedom – the Debate Continues
 6/24/2019   Beatrice Rangel: A Leadership of Hackers?
 6/17/2019   Carlos Alberto Montaner: Venezuela, Cuba and How Political Power is Never Surrendered by Peaceful Means
 6/17/2019   Beatrice Rangel: Something is About to Blow-Up in Latin America
 6/10/2019   Carlos Alberto Montaner: Ah, the Brexit!
  Sports (Click here for more)
 6/26/2019   Major League Baseball vs. the Great British Summer
 6/25/2019   Bolivia Seeking Soccer-Talented Boy Who Appeared on Social Network Video
 6/25/2019   Octogenarian Holds Most Swimming Records in Mexico
 6/25/2019   Brazil 2019 Adds to Ecuador’s Woes at Copa America
 6/25/2019   David Silva Calls for Support for Spain’s New Men’s National Soccer Coach
  Arts & Entertainment
 6/26/2019   Matmazel Coco, the Drag Queen Aiming to Transform Turkey
 6/26/2019   Argentinian President Visits Indonesia Seeking to Boost Trade Ties
 6/26/2019   Michael Jackson’s Family Pays Tribute to Star on 10th Death Anniversary
 6/25/2019   World’s Top Eatery: Argentine-Owned Mirazur Restaurant on French Riviera
 6/24/2019   Disney Signs Director Taika Waititi for Animated Flash Gordon Film
  Science, Nature & Technology
 6/26/2019   Malaysia Seizes over 5,000 Turtle Hatchlings Trafficked from China
 6/26/2019   Campaign Launched to Make Great Barrier Reef an Australian Citizen
 6/25/2019   India, Nigeria Surveys Suggest Spike in Drug Use
 6/25/2019   WhatsApp to Stop Supporting Android 2.3.7 and iOS 7 in 2020
 6/25/2019   Medical Cannabis Drought Shakes Israel
  Society (Click here for more)
 6/25/2019   Repairs to Harry and Meghan’s New Home Cost UK Taxpayers $2.8 Million
 6/17/2019   Spain’s King Felipe VI Invested in Prestigious UK Order of Garter
 6/10/2019   UK’s Prince Philip Turns 98, Royal Family Share Historic Photographs Online
 5/27/2019   Former King of Spain Announces Retirement from Public Life
 5/21/2019   UK’s Prince Charles and Camilla Visit Ireland
  Job Openings in the Americas
 4/16/2019   Deputy Director and Senior Fellow - Americas Program - CSIS
 10/14/2017   Research Analyst - Latin America Upstream - Wood Mackenzie
 4/18/2017   Job Opportunity: Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program Director at Inter-American Dialogue
 2/24/2016   US Attorney in Colombia
 2/23/2016   US Attorney in El Salvador

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