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Five years on, Rio de Janeiro chases elusive Olympics legacy

RIO DE JANEIRO ((DailyNews)) — With the Olympics about to kick off in Tokyo, the prior host is struggling to make good on legacy promises. Brazil’s government is providing assurances …

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‘God opened the door’: Mystery surrounds US asylum picks

TIJUANA, Mexico ((DailyNews)) — In a packed camp for migrant families on Mexico’s side of the busiest U.S. border crossing, Nelson Membreño has lived through a chickenpox outbreak, people’s heavy …

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Haiti in upheaval: President Moïse assassinated at home

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti ((DailyNews)) — A squad of gunmen assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse and wounded his wife in an overnight raid on their home Wednesday, with police killing four suspects …

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On border tour, Harris laments ‘infighting’ over immigration

EL PASO, Texas ((DailyNews)) — Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday used her first trip to the U.S.-Mexico border since taking office to call for an end to political “rhetoric” …

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US report: Allies of El Salvador’s president deemed corrupt

MIAMI ((DailyNews)) — Allies of Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele, including his Cabinet chief, have been included in a list of senior officials in Central America deemed corrupt by the U.S. …

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‘There was no going back’: Migrants send kids into US alone

LA JOYA, Texas ((DailyNews)) — Marely had traveled for 13 days, trekking with her mother from Central America to the busiest corridor for illegal U.S.-Mexico border crossings. Then, as the …

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