LATIN AMERICA NEWS ROUNDUP – JUNE 28, 2019

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President of Chile Sebastián Piñera arrive in the city of Osaka to participate in the G20 Summit, where Chile participates as guest country on June 28, 2019 in Osaka, Japan. (Photo by Sebastián Vivallo Oñate/Agencia Makro/Getty Images)
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News Americas,  NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 28, 2019: Here are the top stories making news from across Latin America for the week-ending June 28, 2019:

Four men with suspected ties to the Islamic State have been arrested in Nicaragua after crossing illegally from Costa Rica.

Venezuela’s government says it foiled plot to assassinate president nicolas Maduro.

Asylum officers tasked with overseeing the controversial “Remain in Mexico” policy have asked a federal appeals court to block the move.

Chile says it is Facing a Human Trafficking Influx from China.

Donald Trump claims the U.S. and Guatemala are close to a safe third country deal on migrants.

Ecuador says it Won’t Return Fugitive and Former Facebook Claimant Paul Ceglia to the U.S.

Rocco Morabito, a notorious member of the Ndrangheta, or Calabrian Mafia, has escaped from prison in Uruguay.

Mexico faces Costa Rica in Gold Cup quarter finals action this Sunday while Panama takes on Jamaica.

And the Copa América quarterfinals is this weekend as Brazil takes on Paraguay; Argentina faces Venezuela; Colombia plays Chile and Uruguay takes on Peru.

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