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Latin America closer to refugee crisis than it thinks, UNHCR says

 06/20/2017 - 17:40
Photo of the regional representative for Central America, Cuba and Mexico of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the Ecuadorian Jose Samaniego, telling EFE in an interview on June 19, 2019, that "year after year" the number of refugees, applicants for asylum and displaced persons in the region "continues to rise because of conflicts, violence and human rights violations." EFE/Alejandro Bolivar

The regional representative for Central America, Cuba and Mexico of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the Ecuadorian Jose Samaniego, said that "year after year" the number of refugees, applicants for asylum and displaced persons "continues to rise because of conflicts, violence and human rights violations."

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La OEA no logra un acuerdo y la violencia escala en las calles venezolanas

 06/20/2017 - 13:09
Los cuerpos de seguridad del Estado venezolanos dispersaron ayer con gases lacrimógenos y chorros de agua las marchas de los opositores al Gobierno que salieron desde varios puntos de Caracas e intentaban movilizarse hasta la sede del Consejo Nacional Electoral (CNE), en el centro de la capital. EFE/Miguel Gutiérrez

La reunión previa a la Asamblea General de la Organización, no logró un acuerdo entre todos los cancilleres para obtener los 23 votos necesarios para aprobar una resolución en el caso de la crisis Venezolana. Simultáneamente, la oposición se manifestaba por 80va vez en la calle y las fuerzas del orden público abrieron fuego contra los manifestantes.

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View of the damages caused after the passage of Hurricane Maria on Friday, September 22, 2017, in San Juan (Puerto Rico). Although it is already far from Puerto Rico, which devastated with floods and massive power outages on Tuesday, Maria could leave the island up to an additional 6 inches (152 millimeters) of water, with isolated storms that would leave a total accumulation of 40 inches (1016 millimeters) . EFE / Thais Llorca

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