Central America Headlines

  • Soccer: Bank of England holds special vote

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top central bankers held an unusual vote during their policy deliberations this week - to decide which country is most likely to win the World Cup taking place in Russia.

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  • Trump tries to defuse immigrant crisis, but policy hit by confusion

    WASHINGTON/MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) - President Donald Trump ordered federal agencies on Thursday to begin reuniting immigrant families recently separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, but his efforts to roll back a policy that drew global condemnation were beset by confusion.

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  • Trump tries to defuse immigrant crisis, but policy hit by confusion

    WASHINGTON/MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) - President Donald Trump ordered federal agencies on Thursday to begin reuniting immigrant families recently separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, but his efforts to roll back a policy that drew global condemnation were beset by confusion.

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  • Soccer: Croatia in dreamland as Messi's Argentina suffer nightmare

    NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Croatia were in dreamland on Thursday after advancing to the knockout phase of the World Cup for the first time in 20 years with a 3-0 rout of Argentina that left a subdued Lionel Messi and his team mates facing yet another flop.

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  • Melania Trump's jacket mixes message during visit to detained immigrant children

    MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) - Melania Trump, the wife of U.S. President Donald Trump, on Thursday visited children displaced by the country’s immigration crisis in Texas, only a day after Trump reversed course and ordered families to be kept intact when entering the United States illegally from Mexico.

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  • Melania Trump's jacket mixes message during visit to detained immigrant children

    MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) - Melania Trump, the wife of U.S. President Donald Trump, on Thursday visited children displaced by the country’s immigration crisis in Texas, only a day after Trump reversed course and ordered families to be kept intact when entering the United States illegally from Mexico.

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  • Melania Trump's jacket mixes message during visit to detained immigrant children

    MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) - Melania Trump, the wife of U.S. President Donald Trump, on Thursday visited children displaced by the country’s immigration crisis in Texas, only a day after Trump reversed course and ordered families to be kept intact when entering the United States illegally from Mexico.

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  • Violence keeps Central Americans coming to US despite Trump

    Nightfall in El Salvador’s capital was fast approaching and Ernesto Pena was waiting for a bus that never arrived. His work day delivering rice and cooking oil to street vendors in the bustling district of Santa Tecla had ended and like most people he was anxious to get home before the gangs that control the poor neighborhood where he lives enforce an informal curfew.

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  • Croatia in dreamland as Messi's Argentina suffer nightmare

    NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Croatia were in dreamland on Thursday after advancing to the knockout phase of the World Cup for the first time in 20 years with a 3-0 rout of Argentina that left a subdued Lionel Messi and his team mates facing yet another flop.

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  • Soccer: England see set-pieces as a major strength, says Stones

    REPINO, Russia (Reuters) - England will be looking to repeat their success at set pieces when they face Panama in their second Group G game, defender John Stones said on Thursday.

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  • Minnesota firms sue over Trump administration mine leases near wilderness

    (Reuters) - Minnesota outdoor recreation firms have sued the federal government over its decision to reinstate leases for a mine next to a state wilderness as part of the Trump administration's drive to allow mining in some of the country's wildest areas.

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  • Mexico central bank raises key interest rate to 7.75 percent

    Mexico’s central bank has decided to raise its key interbank interest rate to 7.75 percent from 7.5 percent.

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  • Soccer: Classy Croatia rout Argentina to reach second round

    NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Croatia marched into the World Cup knockout stage by handing Argentina a 3-0 drubbing with goals from Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic in their Group D match on Thursday to leave the hopes of the twice world champions hanging by a thread.

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  • Injured Danilo out of Brazil's game with Costa Rica

    SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Brazil defender Danilo has been ruled out of Friday's Group E game with Costa Rica with a thigh problem and will be replaced by Corinthians right back Fagner, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Thursday.

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  • Soccer: Croatia crush Argentina 3-0 to reach knockout stage

    NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Classy Croatia handed Argentina a 3-0 drubbing to claim a place in the World Cup knockout stage thanks to goals by Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic in their Group D match on Thursday.

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  • Croatia crushes Argentina 3-0 to reach knockout stage

    NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Classy Croatia handed Argentina a 3-0 drubbing to claim a place in the World Cup knockout stage thanks to goals by Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic in their Group D match on Thursday.

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  • Soccer: France yet to shine but Kante's steel bodes well

    YEKATERINBURG, France (Reuters) - While their attack has yet to sparkle, France have shown the grit and steel that could still take them to the deep end of the World Cup as they beat Peru 1-0 to reach the last 16 on Thursday.

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  • Argentina and Croatia drawing 0-0 at halftime

    NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Argentina were being held to a 0-0 draw by Croatia at halftime in their World Cup Group D match on Thursday in a scrappy game that saw chances wasted at both ends.

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  • OPEC strives for deal to raise oil output as Iran resists

    VIENNA (Reuters) - OPEC was struggling on Thursday to agree on raising oil output, with Saudi Arabia warning of supply shortages and price rallies but Iran holding out against a deal at the group's meeting the following day.

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  • Soccer: Match winner Mbappe draws praise from Deschamps

    (Reuters) - France coach Didier Deschamps hailed young striker Kylian Mbappe for his decisive contribution in the 1-0 victory over Peru in Yekaterinburg that enabled them to progress from Group C into the last 16 of the World Cup on Thursday.

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  • Soccer: Argentina and Croatia drawing 0-0 at halftime

    NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (Reuters) - Argentina were held to 0-0 draw by Croatia at halftime in their World Cup Group D match on Thursday in a scrappy game that saw chances wasted at both ends.

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  • Soccer: For Serbia 'hellish' Swiss win could avoid Brazil nightmare

    KALININGRAD, Russia (Reuters) - Serbia are prepared for a "hellish" game against Switzerland, said Nemanja Matic on Thursday -- but the midfield talisman knows it would be nothing compared to the World Cup nightmare that would await them should they lose the Group E clash.

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  • Soccer: Gareca puts brave face on Peru exit, expresses sadness for fans

    YEKATERINBURG, Russia - Peru coach Ricardo Gareca put a brave face on his team's premature World Cup exit, saying his side had left a positive image but that he was sorry for their huge army of travelling fans.

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  • Unconvincing France beat Peru 1-0 to book last-16 place

    YEKATERINBURG, Russia (Reuters) - France beat Peru 1-0 with a goal from Kylian Mbappe on Thursday to book their place in the last 16 of the World Cup and crush the South Americans' hopes of progressing in their first appearance at the tournament for 36 years.

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