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  World   Americas  20 Jun 2018

World, Americas, 20 Jun 2018

Canada senate passes recreational cannabis bill but legalisation delayed

PM Justin Trudeau’s govt hoped to make pot legal by July 1, but provincial, territorial govts need 8-12 weeks to prepare for retail sales.

20 Jun 2018 4:27 PM

Trump officials send migrant babies, young children to 'tender age' shelters

Since White House announced zero-tolerance policy in early May, more than 2,300 children have been taken from parents at US-Mexico border.

20 Jun 2018 3:23 PM

Trump's child separations trigger wrenching decisions for Mexican families

Migrant families en route to United States take pause to consider whether losing sight of their children is worse than violence back home.

20 Jun 2018 2:29 PM

52 Indians held at US detention centre for illegal migration seeking asylum

The Indians form the largest group of detainees in the total 123 illegal immigrants being held at a facility in Sheridan.

20 Jun 2018 10:38 AM

India says US trade preference program enhances pace of economic reforms

A self-initiated review by the USTR focuses on whether India is meeting US criteria for GSP beneficiary country and other criteria as well.

20 Jun 2018 9:39 AM


US becomes first member to pull out of UN Human Rights Council

US’s withdrawal is latest rejection of multilateral engagement after it pulled out of Paris climate agreement and 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

20 Jun 2018 7:58 AM