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In Canada, airline passengers who are not fully vaccinated must spend three nights upon arrival at a hotel approved by the government and submit proof of a 14-day quarantine plan.

Amid the surge of the highly transmissible delta variant — and the refusal of significant numbers of people to get vaccinated — governments are finding that more needs to be done.

The vote was proposed by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. He now says he won't participate, because he's "not vengeful."

He was one of the Dominican Republic’s most beloved musicians, known for up-tempo hits including “Patacón Pisao” and “¿Pitaste?”

Though quieter in the United States than a year ago, this month has seen a dramatic spasm of protest in other parts of the world.

The Merida initiative has failed to reduce drug trafficking, addiction or violence. Mexican officials are calling for an overhaul.

“If we’re going to find early animals, it seems reasonable that they’re going to be sponge-like,” geologist Elizabeth Turner says.

The Title 42 public health law has been used to return more than 1 million migrants to Mexico since the start of the pandemic.

Worsening conditions in Haiti and Cuba, the global economic downturn, and the recent reopening of South American borders are fueling a surge.

“This is the first time that our country will be ruled by a peasant,” Pedro Castillo told lawmakers Thursday. He described a Peru where universities would be free, but unemployed youth not in school would be conscripted by a military redeployed for engineering and public works projects.

It is not clear what caused the deaths and there is no indication they were related.

Deadly heat waves sweeping the globe are prompting doomsday questions: Will parts of the world soon become too hot to live in?

Evangelical leaders are denouncing a wave of vitriol against them in the aftermath of the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse — and distancing themselves from arrested pastor Christian Emmanuel Sanon.

More than four years after the Trump administration began separating migrant families at the U.S. border, Eriberto Pop searches jungle and mountain villages for lost parents; 275 are still missing.

Yet another scorching summer has brought more unmistakable reminders that climate change is intensifying and altering everyday life. What will it take for leaders to finally act?

Meteorologists call to standardize Spanish advisory terms for weather-related emergencies.

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Escalating violence and wrenching poverty threaten to shatter the Caribbean country.

The announcement follows weeks of mounting frustration from Canadian lawmakers and advocates, including veterans.

The ceremonies are centered in the northern city of Cap-Haïtien, close to where Moïse was born.

At least one death was recorded in protests outside of Cap-Haïtien, where the funeral of Jovenel Moïse will be held Friday.

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