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US to shift Central America aid to Venezuela’s 2019-07-18 00:05:04Washington confirms money will be diverted from humanitarian projects to support Juan Guaidó

Investors balk at Mexican plan to revive Pemex 2019-07-17 23:00:28Tax breaks and fresh funds will buy time, but few believe it can stave off a downgrade

Macri’s hopes brighten as Argentina’s economy improves 2019-07-17 05:00:27A rise in the peso and slowdown in inflation buoys president after a rough patch

Mexico’s revival plans for Pemex fail to impress 2019-07-16 17:45:05Cash injection for state oil company to help build a new refinery and lift production

Mexico’s president makes economic mis-steps as Brazil’s delivers 2019-07-16 13:06:49López Obrador’s populist agenda threatens Latin America’s second-largest economy

Pipelines dispute adds to Mexico investment fears 2019-07-16 06:00:26López Obrador wants to renegotiate contracts with US, Canadian and Mexican companies

Bondholders lobby US to soften Venezuela sanctions 2019-07-15 07:10:55Creditor group says restrictions on trading could be forcing bonds into ‘rogue’ hands

Mexican Beetlemania outlives demise of the Love Bug 2019-07-15 06:00:30VW’s beloved ‘vocho’ putters on despite coming to the end of the production line

Mexico cabinet casualty reveals president’s true colours 2019-07-12 06:34:22López Obrador appears more radical, inclined to overrule opponents and less pragmatic than many had hoped

Brazil’s Bolsonaro offers US ambassador post to his 2019-07-12 01:01:15President touts congressman’s language skills and closeness to the Trump family

Brazil pension reforms pass first Congress hurdle 2019-07-11 07:18:40Lower house votes for bill widely seen as crucial to restore confidence in economy

Shock Mexican resignation deepens danger for investors 2019-07-10 23:00:50Finance minister’s exit comes on top of imminent downgrade threat from rating agencies

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Japan Votes in Upper House Election  New! 2019-07-20 20:00:00PM Shinzo Abe is hoping to shore up his mandate ahead of a crucial consumption tax hike later this year, along with trade negotiations with Washington

Nigerian President Condemns Latest Killings in Sokoto State  New! 2019-07-20 19:40:00Armed gangs have killed hundreds of people in northwest Nigeria this year and forced at least 20,000 to flee to neighboring Niger

Pakistan's Prime Minister Heads to White House New! 2019-07-20 19:19:00Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan meets with U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday in the White House. VOA’s Aman Azhar spoke to expert

Panama Becomes First Central American Nation to Ban New! 2019-07-20 19:15:00Supermarkets, pharmacies and retailers must stop using traditional polyethylene plastic bags immediately, while wholesale stores will have until

British Airways Suspends Flights to Cairo New! 2019-07-20 18:59:00It gave no details about what prompted the move, which will affect flights for a week

Greek PM Says 2020 Budget Will Respect Fiscal New! 2019-07-20 18:52:00Kyriakos Mitsotakis said planned tax cuts and bold reforms of the economy and public administration would lead to higher growth 

Biden Likens Trump to Segregationist George Wallace New! 2019-07-20 17:37:00Wallace, remembered for his white supremacist views, served as Alabama's governor for 20 years, beginning in 1967, and unsuccessfully sough

Pompeo Tells Turkey of Disappointment About Missile Purchase New! 2019-07-20 17:25:00Washington had opposed Turkey's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defense system and threatened to impose sanctions

Thousands Gather for Pro-Police Rally in Hong Kong New! 2019-07-20 17:17:00Call for end to violence follows wave of protests against an extradition bill; another such rally is set for Sunday

Iraqi Kurdish Officials Arrest Turkish Lawmaker's Brother in New! 2019-07-20 16:52:00Diplomat was one of at least two people shot dead on Wednesday when a gunman opened fire in a restaurant where Turkish diplomats were dining

Pakistan Holds Historic Vote in Former 'Epicenter' of New! 2019-07-20 13:41:25Pakistani election officials say 2.8 million registered voters were to choose from 285 candidates for 16 seats in legislative assembly of Khyber Pakht

Saudi Coalition Says it Destroyed Houthi Ballistic Missiles New! 2019-07-20 13:26:04Coalition spokesman Turki al Maliki says five Houthi air defense systems were targeted, overnight

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Corvettes, Tang and MoonPies: Space center, Pence mark New! 2019-07-20 19:17:51 Kennedy Space Center in Florida marked the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with MoonPies, Corvettes and a visit from Vice President Mi

Puerto Ricans return to streets as Democratic hopefuls New! 2019-07-20 18:46:44 Several Democratic presidential candidates called for Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's resignation as residents of the territory returned

Apollo 11 tribute features projections onto Washington Monument New! 2019-07-20 14:56:27 The Washington Monument was turned into a 555-foot-tall movie screen Friday night celebrating 50 years since the Apollo 11 moon landing on Saturday.

Severe storms cut power to 365,000 amid sweltering New! 2019-07-20 11:34:13 Following the derecho that produced hurricane-force wind gusts in South Dakota and southern Minnesota on Saturday morning, new incidents of damaging

SpaceX cargo launch to space station now targeting 2019-07-20 10:33:37 SpaceX's CRS-18 cargo launch to the International Space Station on a Falcon 9 rocket has been pushed back three days to Wednesday.

Appeals court declines to dismiss Trump emoluments case 2019-07-19 19:48:41 A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., declined to dismiss an emoluments lawsuit against President Donald Trump on Friday.

Trump, Apollo 11 astronauts discuss merits of going 2019-07-19 16:39:58 President Donald Trump praised the 1969 moon-landing mission as "one of the great achievements" in U.S. history in an Oval Office meeting with Apol

Judge rules in favor of Trump administration's short-term 2019-07-19 14:31:04 A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Friday upheld the legality of the Trump administration's short-term healthcare plans, which fall outside the

Maine man, 77, convicted in stabbing death 2019-07-19 14:29:15 A Maine jury Wednesday convicted a 77-year-old man once deemed too old to be a continued threat by a judge with the death of a woman in 2018.

Substation fires lead to power blackout for 12,000 2019-07-19 12:48:38 Fire at a pair of electricity substations in Wisconsin's capital Friday cut power to thousands of residents in the midst of a heat wave, officials s

Chevrolet unveils first-ever Corvette with mid-body engine 2019-07-19 11:42:07 The new 495-horsepower 'Vette puts the engine behind the driver and takes cues from Ferrari and other European automakers.

Indictment: Defense contractor Darryl Varnum threatened Florida lawmaker 2019-07-19 09:31:53 Federal authorities have arrested and charged a Defense Department contractor with threatening a Florida congresswoman over a childhood vaccination b

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United States launches small-scale immigration raids as families 2019-07-14 21:33:40US authorities launched small-scale operations to arrest undocumented families over the weekend in a start to President Donald Trump's plan to deport

Trump tells left-wing Democrat congresswomen to leave US 2019-07-14 12:57:47US President Donald Trump took aim at progressive Democratic congresswomen Sunday, telling them to "go back" where they came from in remarks that sp

Trump axed Iran deal to spite Obama, says 2019-07-14 09:34:02A British newspaper on Sunday published more inflammatory leaked memos from Britain’s ambassador in Washington, stating that he believed that US

Weakened storm Barry crawls across Louisiana, drenching Gulf 2019-07-14 02:09:40Barry rolled into Louisiana on Saturday, flooding highways, forcing people to scramble to rooftops and dumping heavy rain that officials had feared co

New York City power restored after massive blackout 2019-07-13 22:16:52A wide swath of New York's Manhattan borough was plunged into darkness Saturday following a transformer explosion, knocking out power to subways, sto

Hurricane Barry hits Gulf Coast with rain and 2019-07-13 12:51:59Hurricane Barry could affect the environment of the Gulf coast and Lower Mississippi Valley in numerous ways, from accelerating runoff of farmland nut

New Orleans residents hunker down as Tropical Storm 2019-07-13 02:17:17Tropical Storm Barry, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, churned ever closer to Louisiana's shore early on Saturday as

US labor secretary Acosta resigns over Epstein plea 2019-07-13 01:22:09Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he's stepping down amid the tumult over his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier J

To the Moon and back: The Apollo 11 2019-07-12 05:54:22Five decades after Neil Armstrong became the first man to set foot on the Moon, FRANCE 24 takes you inside NASA. Our reporters meet those who made the

Amid health crisis, Venezuelans turn to non-traditional medicine 2019-07-12 04:57:30This week, talks between the Venezuelan government and opposition got back underway in Barbados. The negotiation comes as Venezuela's ongoing economi

Flooded New Orleans braces for 'extreme' Storm Barry 2019-07-12 03:28:07Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength Friday as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding th

Trump retreats on controversial bid to add citizenship 2019-07-11 22:08:03President Donald Trump abandoned his controversial bid to inject a citizenship question into next year's census Thursday, instead directing federal a

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