At left, Puerto Rico Secretary of State Pedro Pierluisi attends his confirmation hearing at the House of Representatives on Aug. 2, 2019, and at right, Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vazquez gives an interview at La Fortaleza governor residence on Aug. 16, 2019. <br>Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo/AP

Puerto Rico halts primary voting in centers lacking ballots

Puerto Rico on Sunday was forced to partially suspend voting for primaries marred by a lack of ballots as officials called on the president of the U.S. territory’s elections commission to resign.

Report says US ambassador asked Brazil for favor to help Trump in 2020. Dems want answers

House Democrats are demanding a reckoning from the U.S. ambassador to Brazil after news reports there said he was urging country officials to lower ethanol tariffs to help President Donald Trump's chances of reelection.

US will extend support for Venezuela's Guaidó

The State Department's top official on Venezuela said Tuesday that the Trump administration will continue recognizing lawmaker Juan Guaidó as the nation's interim president even if President Nicolás Maduro's government ousts the opposition from control of congress — its last major stronghold.

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