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HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/JAPAN-GEISHA
RTS3K7OL
July 16, 2020
Ikuko, the "big sister" of Tokyo's Akasaka geisha district, came to the capital to seek her fortune in...
Tokyo, Japan
The Wider Image: "It'll take all of our body and soul" - geisha struggle to survive in the shadow of...
Ikuko, the "big sister" of Tokyo's Akasaka geisha district, came to the capital to seek her fortune in 1964, the year Tokyo first hosted the Olympics. But the novel coronavirus pandemic has made her fear for her centuries-old profession as never before. Though the number of geisha - famed for their witty conversation, beauty and skill at traditional arts - has been falling for years, Ikuko and her colleagues were without work for months due to Japan's state of emergency and now operate under awkward social distancing rules. "There were more than 400 geisha in Akasaka when I came, so many I couldn't remember their names. But times changed," Ikuko, now 80, said. Only 20 remain, and there aren't enough engagements to take on new apprentices - especially now. Coronavirus-induced austerity has slashed expense accounts, and many people remain wary of spending hours in the elegant but closed traditional rooms where geisha entertain. Engagements are down 95 percent, and come with new rules: no pouring drinks for customers or touching them even to shake hands, and sitting 2 metres apart. Masks are hard to wear with their elaborate wigs, so they mostly don't. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon SEARCH "GEISHA COVID-19" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/JAPAN-GEISHA
RTS3K2EA
July 16, 2020
Ikuko, the "big sister" of Tokyo's Akasaka geisha district, came to the capital to seek her fortune in...
Tokyo, Japan
The Wider Image: "It'll take all of our body and soul" - geisha struggle to survive in the shadow of...
Ikuko, the "big sister" of Tokyo's Akasaka geisha district, came to the capital to seek her fortune in 1964, the year Tokyo first hosted the Olympics. But the novel coronavirus pandemic has made her fear for her centuries-old profession as never before. Though the number of geisha - famed for their witty conversation, beauty and skill at traditional arts - has been falling for years, Ikuko and her colleagues were without work for months due to Japan's state of emergency and now operate under awkward social distancing rules. "There were more than 400 geisha in Akasaka when I came, so many I couldn't remember their names. But times changed," Ikuko, now 80, said. Only 20 remain, and there aren't enough engagements to take on new apprentices - especially now. Coronavirus-induced austerity has slashed expense accounts, and many people remain wary of spending hours in the elegant but closed traditional rooms where geisha entertain. Engagements are down 95 percent, and come with new rules: no pouring drinks for customers or touching them even to shake hands, and sitting 2 metres apart. Masks are hard to wear with their elaborate wigs, so they mostly don't. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon SEARCH "GEISHA COVID-19" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
MINNEAPOLIS-POLICE/
RTS39UJN
June 01, 2020
Police slash a car?s tires during a peaceful demonstration near the Mobil gas station on S Washington...
Minneapolis, UNITED STATES
Protesters demonstrate following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Police slash a car?s tires during a peaceful demonstration near the Mobil gas station on S Washington Ave by the I-35W on-ramp during the sixth day of demonstrations in response to the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. May 31, 2020. REUTERS/Nicholas Pfosi
RENAULT-FRANCE/STRATEGY
RTS39GDQ
May 29, 2020
A Renault logo is seen at the main entrance of the Renault factory in Choisy-le-Roi near Paris, France,...
CHOISY-LE-ROI, France
Renault to restructure French factories in bid to slash costs
A Renault logo is seen at the main entrance of the Renault factory in Choisy-le-Roi near Paris, France, May 29, 2020. Renault said on Friday it was launching talks with unions to restructure several French car plants, potentially leading to closures, as it confirmed plans to cut around 15,000 jobs worldwide. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
RENAULT-FRANCE/STRATEGY
RTS39GAY
May 29, 2020
A woman rides her bicycle past the Renault factory in Choisy-le-Roi near Paris, France, May 29, 2020....
CHOISY-LE-ROI, France
Renault to restructure French factories in bid to slash costs
A woman rides her bicycle past the Renault factory in Choisy-le-Roi near Paris, France, May 29, 2020. Renault said on Friday it was launching talks with unions to restructure several French car plants, potentially leading to closures, as it confirmed plans to cut around 15,000 jobs worldwide. The placard reads "No to the plant closure". REUTERS/Charles Platiau
RENAULT-FRANCE/STRATEGY
RTS39GAI
May 29, 2020
A Renault logo is seen at the main entrance of the Renault factory in Choisy-le-Roi near Paris, France,...
CHOISY-LE-ROI, France
Renault to restructure French factories in bid to slash costs
A Renault logo is seen at the main entrance of the Renault factory in Choisy-le-Roi near Paris, France, May 29, 2020. Renault said on Friday it was launching talks with unions to restructure several French car plants, potentially leading to closures, as it confirmed plans to cut around 15,000 jobs worldwide. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
RENAULT-FRANCE/STRATEGY
RTS39GAG
May 29, 2020
A Renault logo is seen at the main entrance of the Renault factory in Choisy-le-Roi near Paris, France,...
CHOISY-LE-ROI, France
Renault to restructure French factories in bid to slash costs
A Renault logo is seen at the main entrance of the Renault factory in Choisy-le-Roi near Paris, France, May 29, 2020. Renault said on Friday it was launching talks with unions to restructure several French car plants, potentially leading to closures, as it confirmed plans to cut around 15,000 jobs worldwide. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
RENAULT-FRANCE/STRATEGY
RTS39G3T
May 29, 2020
Renault workers and union representatives, wearing protective face masks, gather at the main entrance...
CHOISY-LE-ROI, France
Renault to restructure French factories in bid to slash costs
Renault workers and union representatives, wearing protective face masks, gather at the main entrance of the Renault factory in Choisy-le-Roi near Paris, France, May 29, 2020. Renault said on Friday it was launching talks with unions to restructure several French car plants, potentially leading to closures, as it confirmed plans to cut around 15,000 jobs worldwide. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
RENAULT-FRANCE/STRATEGY
RTS39G3P
May 29, 2020
Renault workers and union representatives, wearing protective face masks, gather at the main entrance...
CHOISY-LE-ROI, France
Renault to restructure French factories in bid to slash costs
Renault workers and union representatives, wearing protective face masks, gather at the main entrance of the Renault factory in Choisy-le-Roi near Paris, France, May 29, 2020. Renault said on Friday it was launching talks with unions to restructure several French car plants, potentially leading to closures, as it confirmed plans to cut around 15,000 jobs worldwide. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
RENAULT-FRANCE/STRATEGY
RTS39G3A
May 29, 2020
A view shows a Renault logo at the main entrance of the Renault factory in Choisy-le-Roi near Paris,...
CHOISY-LE-ROI, France
Renault to restructure French factories in bid to slash costs
A view shows a Renault logo at the main entrance of the Renault factory in Choisy-le-Roi near Paris, France, May 29, 2020. Renault said on Friday it was launching talks with unions to restructure several French car plants, potentially leading to closures, as it confirmed plans to cut around 15,000 jobs worldwide. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
RENAULT-FRANCE/STRATEGY
RTS39G36
May 29, 2020
Renault workers and union representatives, wearing protective face masks, gather at the main entrance...
CHOISY-LE-ROI, France
Renault to restructure French factories in bid to slash costs
Renault workers and union representatives, wearing protective face masks, gather at the main entrance of the Renault factory in Choisy-le-Roi near Paris, France, May 29, 2020. Renault said on Friday it was launching talks with unions to restructure several French car plants, potentially leading to closures, as it confirmed plans to cut around 15,000 jobs worldwide. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
RENAULT-FRANCE/STRATEGY
RTS39G1B
May 29, 2020
Renault workers and union representatives gather at the main entrance of the Renault factory in Choisy-le-Roi...
CHOISY-LE-ROI, France
Renault to restructure French factories in bid to slash costs
Renault workers and union representatives gather at the main entrance of the Renault factory in Choisy-le-Roi near Paris, France, May 29, 2020. Renault said on Friday it was launching talks with unions to restructure several French car plants, potentially leading to closures, as it confirmed plans to cut around 15,000 jobs worldwide. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
RENAULT-FRANCE/STRATEGY
RTS39G1A
May 29, 2020
A Renault logo is seen at the main entrance of the Renault factory in Choisy-le-Roi near Paris, France,...
CHOISY-LE-ROI, France
Renault to restructure French factories in bid to slash costs
A Renault logo is seen at the main entrance of the Renault factory in Choisy-le-Roi near Paris, France, May 29, 2020. Renault said on Friday it was launching talks with unions to restructure several French car plants, potentially leading to closures, as it confirmed plans to cut around 15,000 jobs worldwide. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
RENAULT-FRANCE/STRATEGY
RTS39G0H
May 29, 2020
A Renault logo is seen at the main entrance of the Renault factory in Choisy-le-Roi near Paris, France,...
CHOISY-LE-ROI, France
Renault to restructure French factories in bid to slash costs
A Renault logo is seen at the main entrance of the Renault factory in Choisy-le-Roi near Paris, France, May 29, 2020. Renault said on Friday it was launching talks with unions to restructure several French car plants, potentially leading to closures, as it confirmed plans to cut around 15,000 jobs worldwide. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
RENAULT-FRANCE/STRATEGY
RTS39G0F
May 29, 2020
Renault workers and union representatives gather at the main entrance of the Renault factory in Choisy-le-Roi...
CHOISY-LE-ROI, France
Renault to restructure French factories in bid to slash costs
Renault workers and union representatives gather at the main entrance of the Renault factory in Choisy-le-Roi near Paris, France, May 29, 2020. Renault said on Friday it was launching talks with unions to restructure several French car plants, potentially leading to closures, as it confirmed plans to cut around 15,000 jobs worldwide. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/LEBANON-RESTAURANTS
RTX7IEZD
May 11, 2020
A closed restaurant is seen as Lebanon eases its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown, and its restaurants...
Beirut, Lebanon
A closed restaurant is seen as Lebanon eases its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown, in Beirut
A closed restaurant is seen as Lebanon eases its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown, and its restaurants struggle to choose between opening with reduced capacity or staying shut, amid an unprecedented economic crisis that has slashed profit and raised cost, in Beirut, Lebanon May 11, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/LEBANON-RESTAURANTS
RTX7IEZE
May 11, 2020
A waiter takes an order at an outdoor terrace of a restaurant as Lebanon eases its coronavirus disease...
Beirut, Lebanon
A waiter takes an order at an outdoor terrace of a restaurant as Lebanon eases its coronavirus disease...
A waiter takes an order at an outdoor terrace of a restaurant as Lebanon eases its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown, and its restaurants struggle to choose between opening with reduced capacity or staying shut, amid an unprecedented economic crisis that has slashed profit and raised cost, in Beirut, Lebanon May 11, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/LEBANON-RESTAURANTS
RTX7IEX1
May 11, 2020
A closed restaurant is seen as Lebanon eases its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown, and its restaurants...
Beirut, Lebanon
A closed restaurant is seen as Lebanon eases its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown, in Beirut
A closed restaurant is seen as Lebanon eases its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown, and its restaurants struggle to choose between opening with reduced capacity or staying shut, amid an unprecedented economic crisis that has slashed profit and raised cost, in Beirut, Lebanon May 11, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/LEBANON-RESTAURANTS
RTX7IEV0
May 11, 2020
Stacked chairs of a closed restaurant are seen as Lebanon eases its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown,...
Beirut, Lebanon
Stacked chairs of a closed restaurant are seen in Beirut
Stacked chairs of a closed restaurant are seen as Lebanon eases its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown, and its restaurants struggle to choose between opening with reduced capacity or staying shut amid an unprecedented economic crisis that has slashed profit and raised cost, in Beirut, Lebanon May 11, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/LEBANON-RESTAURANTS
RTX7IEUR
May 11, 2020
A bartender wearing a face mask works at an empty restaurant, as Lebanon eases its coronavirus disease...
Beirut, Lebanon
A bartender wearing a face mask works at an empty restaurant in Beirut
A bartender wearing a face mask works at an empty restaurant, as Lebanon eases its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown, and its restaurants struggle to choose between opening with reduced capacity or staying shut, amid an unprecedented economic crisis that has slashed profit and raised cost, in Beirut, Lebanon May 11, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/AIRLINES
RTS369HO
March 16, 2020
An Air France plane prepares to land at Nice International airport in Nice as Air France KLM will park...
Nice, France
An Air France plane prepares to land at Nice International airport in Nice
An Air France plane prepares to land at Nice International airport in Nice as Air France KLM will park its biggest airliners and slash service by up to 90% over the next few days in response to the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, France, March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/AIRLINES
RTS369HJ
March 16, 2020
An Air France plane prepares to land at Nice International airport in Nice as Air France KLM will park...
Nice, France
An Air France plane prepares to land at Nice International airport in Nice
An Air France plane prepares to land at Nice International airport in Nice as Air France KLM will park its biggest airliners and slash service by up to 90% over the next few days in response to the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, France, March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/AIRLINES
RTS369HC
March 16, 2020
An Air France plane prepares to land at Nice International airport in Nice as Air France KLM will park...
Nice, France
An Air France plane prepares to land at Nice International airport in Nice
An Air France plane prepares to land at Nice International airport in Nice as Air France KLM will park its biggest airliners and slash service by up to 90% over the next few days in response to the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, France, March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/AIRLINES
RTS369GB
March 16, 2020
An Air France plane prepares to land at Nice International airport in Nice as Air France KLM will park...
Nice, France
An Air France plane prepares to land at Nice International airport in Nice
An Air France plane prepares to land at Nice International airport in Nice as Air France KLM will park its biggest airliners and slash service by up to 90% over the next few days in response to the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, France, March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
CHILE-PROTESTS/
RTS2WB6L
December 27, 2019
Demonstrators slash with the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago,...
Santiago, Chile
Protest against Chile's government in Santiago
Demonstrators slash with the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile December 27, 2019. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza
CHILE-PROTESTS/
RTS2WB6I
December 27, 2019
Demonstrators slash with the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago,...
Santiago, Chile
Protest against Chile's government in Santiago
Demonstrators slash with the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile December 27, 2019. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza
CHILE-PROTESTS/
RTS2WB46
December 27, 2019
Demonstrators slash with the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago,...
Santiago, Chile
Protest against Chile's government in Santiago
Demonstrators slash with the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile December 27, 2019. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza
CHILE-PROTESTS/
RTS2WB44
December 27, 2019
Demonstrators slash with the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago,...
Santiago, Chile
Protest against Chile's government in Santiago
Demonstrators slash with the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile December 27, 2019. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza
CHILE-PROTESTS/
RTS2WB3V
December 27, 2019
Demonstrators slash with the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago,...
Santiago, Chile
Protest against Chile's government in Santiago
Demonstrators slash with the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile December 27, 2019. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza
CHILE-PROTESTS/
RTS2WB3T
December 27, 2019
Demonstrators slash with the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago,...
Santiago, Chile
Protest against Chile's government in Santiago
Demonstrators slash with the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile December 27, 2019. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza
CHILE-PROTESTS/
RTS2WB3S
December 27, 2019
Demonstrators slash with the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago,...
Santiago, Chile
Protest against Chile's government in Santiago
Demonstrators slash with the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile December 27, 2019. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza
CHILE-PROTESTS/
RTS2WB3Q
December 27, 2019
Demonstrators slash with the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago,...
Santiago, Chile
Protest against Chile's government in Santiago
Demonstrators slash with the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile December 27, 2019. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza
CHILE-PROTESTS/
RTS2WB3N
December 27, 2019
Demonstrators slash with the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago,...
Santiago, Chile
Protest against Chile's government in Santiago
Demonstrators slash with the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile December 27, 2019. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza
CHILE-PROTESTS/
RTS2WB3M
December 27, 2019
Demonstrators slash with the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago,...
Santiago, Chile
Protest against Chile's government in Santiago
Demonstrators slash with the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile December 27, 2019. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza
CHILE-PROTESTS/
RTS2WB3H
December 27, 2019
Demonstrators slash with the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago,...
Santiago, Chile
Protest against Chile's government in Santiago
Demonstrators slash with the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile December 27, 2019. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza
HOCKEY-NHL-VGK-COL/
RTS2SV22
October 26, 2019
Oct 25, 2019; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Vegas Golden Knights left wing William Carrier (28) slashes Colorado...
Las Vegas, UNITED STATES
NHL: Colorado Avalanche at Vegas Golden Knights
Oct 25, 2019; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Vegas Golden Knights left wing William Carrier (28) slashes Colorado Avalanche defenseman Ryan Graves (27) during the first period at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
USA-IMMIGRATION/REFUGEES C
RTX765BL
October 04, 2019
President Donald Trump has slashed the refugee cap to the lowest level in decades, citing concerns about...
Shrinking refuge EPS C
President Donald Trump has slashed the refugee cap to the lowest level in decades, citing concerns about costs and national security.
USA-IMMIGRATION/REFUGEES C
RTX75ZOF
October 03, 2019
President Donald Trump has slashed the refugee cap to the lowest level in decades, citing concerns about...
Shrinking refuge EPS C
President Donald Trump has slashed the refugee cap to the lowest level in decades, citing concerns about costs and national security.
USA-IMMIGRATION/REFUGEES C
RTX75ZN5
October 03, 2019
President Donald Trump has slashed the refugee cap to the lowest level in decades, citing concerns about...
Shrinking refuge EPS C
President Donald Trump has slashed the refugee cap to the lowest level in decades, citing concerns about costs and national security.
USA-IMMIGRATION/REFUGEES
RTX75VHC
October 03, 2019
President Donald Trump has slashed the refugee cap to the lowest level in decades, citing concerns about...
Interactive Content
Shrinking refuge media-interactive
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Pictures Report
Pictures Report
Forest fires envelop Southeast Asia in haze
16 PICTURES
Environment
Environment
Forest fires envelop Southeast Asia in haze
28 PICTURES
HOCKEY-NHL-BOS-STL/
RTX6X3WL
May 30, 2019
May 29, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; St. Louis Blues center Brayden Schenn (10) is called for a slashing penalty...
Boston, UNITED STATES
NHL: Stanley Cup Final-St. Louis Blues at Boston Bruins
May 29, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; St. Louis Blues center Brayden Schenn (10) is called for a slashing penalty against Boston Bruins center Noel Acciari (55) in the third period in game two of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
HOCKEY-NHL-BOS-STL/
RTX6X3WH
May 30, 2019
May 29, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; St. Louis Blues center Brayden Schenn (10) argues with an official after...
Boston, UNITED STATES
NHL: Stanley Cup Final-St. Louis Blues at Boston Bruins
May 29, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; St. Louis Blues center Brayden Schenn (10) argues with an official after being called for a slashing penalty against the Boston Bruins in the third period in game two of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
Pictures Report
Pictures Report
Schoolgirls slashed at Japan bus stop
10 PICTURES
In the Headlines
In the Headlines
Schoolgirls slashed at Japan bus stop
15 PICTURES
HOCKEY-NHL-NSH-CBJ/
RTS2FP3P
March 31, 2019
Mar 30, 2019; Nashville, TN, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Nick Foligno (71) is slashed by Nashville...
Nashville, UNITED STATES
NHL: Columbus Blue Jackets at Nashville Predators
Mar 30, 2019; Nashville, TN, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Nick Foligno (71) is slashed by Nashville Predators defenseman P.K. Subban (76) as he tries to put a shot on Nashville Predators goaltender Juuse Saros (74) during the third period at Bridgestone Arena. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports
HOCKEY-NHL-TOR-BUF/
RTX6OKPN
February 26, 2019
Feb 25, 2019; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Maple Leafs forward John Tavares (91) slashes Buffalo Sabres...
Toronto, Canada
NHL: Buffalo Sabres at Toronto Maple Leafs
Feb 25, 2019; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Maple Leafs forward John Tavares (91) slashes Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel (9) during the first period at Scotiabank Arena. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports
MEXICO-DRUGS/
RTX6LIDW
February 06, 2019
In the mountains of Mexico's tropical sierra, an ever-growing expanse of pink poppy flowers has pushed...
Pueblo Viejo, Mexico
The Wider Image: As opium poppies bloom, Mexico seeks to halt heroin trade
In the mountains of Mexico's tropical sierra, an ever-growing expanse of pink poppy flowers has pushed prices so low for opium paste, the gummy raw ingredient of heroin, that farmer Santiago Sanchez worries how he will feed and clothe his family. The area of Mexico that illegally farms opium poppies grew by more than one-fifth last year, to an area the size of Philadelphia, according to a U.N.-backed study published in November. That, along with a trend toward mixing synthetic opiate fentanyl in Mexico's tarry black heroin, has slashed what criminal gangs pay farmers like Sanchez for a kilo of opium. Now, Sanchez earns about $260 per kilo, a fifth of the average price two years ago. While Mexico's top drug traffickers still make billions of dollars supplying U.S. addicts, at the bottom of the supply chain, the villagers are hardly surviving. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso SEARCH "JASSO OPIUM" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. Matching text: MEXICO-DRUGS/
HOCKEY-NHL-EDM-DET/
RTS2BTA9
January 23, 2019
Jan 22, 2019; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Edmonton Oilers defensemen Kris Russell (4) slashes Detroit Red...
Edmonton, Canada
NHL: Detroit Red Wings at Edmonton Oilers
Jan 22, 2019; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Edmonton Oilers defensemen Kris Russell (4) slashes Detroit Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist (14) during the second period at Rogers Place. Mandatory Credit: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports
In the Headlines
In the Headlines
GM to slash jobs and production
20 PICTURES
ABU DHABI-CONCERT/GUNS N ROSES
RTS27HK1
November 25, 2018
Slash, lead guitarist of U.S. rock band Guns N' Roses, performs during their "Not in This Lifetime......
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Slash, lead guitarist of U.S. rock band Guns N' Roses, performs during their "Not in This Lifetime......
Slash, lead guitarist of U.S. rock band Guns N' Roses, performs during their "Not in This Lifetime... Tour" at the du Arena in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates November 25, 2018. REUTERS/Christopher Pike
ABU DHABI-CONCERT/GUNS N ROSES
RTS27HJY
November 25, 2018
Axl Rose and Slash, lead singer and lead guitarist of U.S. rock band Guns N' Roses, perform during their...
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Axl Rose and Slash, lead singer and lead guitarist of U.S. rock band Guns N' Roses, perform during their...
Axl Rose and Slash, lead singer and lead guitarist of U.S. rock band Guns N' Roses, perform during their "Not in This Lifetime... Tour" at the du Arena in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates November 25, 2018. REUTERS/Christopher Pike
HOCKEY-NHL-BOS-PIT/
RTS279CK
November 24, 2018
Nov 23, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller (86) reacts after getting slashed...
Boston, UNITED STATES
NHL: Pittsburgh Penguins at Boston Bruins
Nov 23, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller (86) reacts after getting slashed by Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) during the second period at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
HOCKEY-NHL-BUF-MTL/
RTS278JN
November 24, 2018
Nov 23, 2018; Buffalo, NY, USA; Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Domi (13) slashes Buffalo Sabres defenseman...
Buffalo, UNITED STATES
NHL: Montreal Canadiens at Buffalo Sabres
Nov 23, 2018; Buffalo, NY, USA; Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Domi (13) slashes Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen (55) and takes a penalty in overtime at KeyBank Center. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports
HOCKEY-NHL-NSH-VGK/
RTX6H8VJ
October 31, 2018
Oct 30, 2018; Nashville, TN, USA; Nashville Predators right wing Viktor Arvidsson (33) is slashed by...
Nashville, UNITED STATES
NHL: Vegas Golden Knights at Nashville Predators
Oct 30, 2018; Nashville, TN, USA; Nashville Predators right wing Viktor Arvidsson (33) is slashed by Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nick Holden (22) in front of Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Malcolm Subban (30) during the third period at Bridgestone Arena. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports
USA-IMMIGRATION/CARAVAN-DAY
RTX6H1JY
October 29, 2018
Just past 4 a.m., under a star-streaked sky, the Central American migrants shouldered their bags and...
PIJIJIAPAN, Mexico
The Wider Image: A day in the life of the migrant caravan
Just past 4 a.m., under a star-streaked sky, the Central American migrants shouldered their bags and picked over broken sidewalks, - first as a trickle, then as a flood - to the edge of the Mexican town. They walked straight, without hesitation. Few spoke much. Their compass point was north, towards the United States. Their goal for the day was Pijijiapan. The town, 30 miles away, was the next stop on a trek by thousands in a caravan that has so enraged U.S. President Donald Trump he has threatened to close the U.S.-Mexico border and slash aid to Central America. Honduran boys Adonai, 5, and Denzel, 8, set off from Mapastepec still fogged with sleep. Their mother, Glenda Escobar, 33, clutched her youngest's hand. Her friend, Maria, held onto Denzel's T-shirt. Her ultimate destination: Los Angeles, a city where she knows no one. "It's because in my dreams, God told me that's where he's sending me," she said. Trump, who campaigned against illegal immigration to win the 2016 U.S. presidential vote, has seized on this caravan in the run-up to the Nov. 6 mid-term congressional elections, firing up support for his Republican Party. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino/File photo SEARCH "GLENDA ESCOBAR" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. Matching text: USA-IMMIGRATION/CARAVAN-DAY
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