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US-Panama Relations: Varela and Trump Discuss Common Challenges Facing the Region

 06/20/2017 - 04:49
US President Donald J. Trump (R) and the President of Panama Juan Carlos Varela shake hands in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 19 June 2017. EPA/Molly Riley / POOL

Both leaders met in Washington and agreed to work for peace and democracy in Venezuela. With an agenda focusing on security, fighting drug trafficking and controlling illegal immigration, Varela is expected to meet today with Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. 

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 4:30am
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Mexico-US border counts deadly toll- "His body was handed over to us in pieces"

 06/13/2017 - 05:13
United States Border Patrol (USBP) agents stand beside a raft, reportedly used by people to cross the river, under the bridge along the Rio Grande River near Rio Grande City, Texas, USA, 01 March 2017. EPA/LARRY W. SMITH

In the context of expansion of organized crime in Mexico, migrants have become easy targets, as they are more visible, easily identifiable as migrants and, in many cases, they walk on a predetermined route. At least 400 immigrants were killed on their way from Central America to the US in 2015.  

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 4:45am
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EEUU impone sanciones al presidente del Supremo venezolano y siete jueces

 05/19/2017 - 12:07
El magistrado Maickel Moreno, habla durante una rueda de prensa en Caracas (Venezuela). El Departamento del Tesoro EEUU impuso sanciones económicas hoy a Moreno, y a los siete magistrados restantes de la corte por "usurpar la autoridad" de la Asamblea Nacional. EFE/ARCHIVO/CRISTIAN HERNÁNDEZ

Estados Unidos impuso hoy sanciones al presidente del Tribunal Supremo de Justicia (TSJ) de Venezuela, Maikel Moreno, y otros siete jueces por "usurpar la autoridad" de la Asamblea Nacional, y pidió al mandatario venezolana, Nicolás Maduro, que libere a los presos políticos y "devuelva el poder al pueblo".

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
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EFE