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Bolivia's Jeanine Anez: From president to 'coup' accused

La Paz - Conservative senator Jeanine Anez was unknown to many Bolivians before she stepped out onto the balcony of the government palace in November 2019, Bible in hand.

Venezuelans protest femicide after three women killed

Acarigua - Hundreds of Venezuelans protested Saturday following the murders of three young women last week, in a rally against femicide in the South American nation.

Barcelona protesters face off with police at fresh rapper demo

Barcelona - Demonstrators faced off with Barcelona police on Sunday, the sixth consecutive night of protests in support of a controversial rapper jailed over incendiary tweets.

Mourners demand justice as shot street artist buried in Chile

Santiago - Around 100 mourners demanded justice on Monday at the funeral of a street artist killed by Chilean police during a search.

UN says Peruvian police used excessive force in protests

Geneva - Peruvian police used "unnecessary and excessive force" when faced with mass protests in November against the appointment of Manel Merino as interim president, the UN Human Rights Office said in a report on Tuesday.

Bolsonaro's son changes Twitter profile picture to Trump

Bras - The lawmaker son of Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has changed his Twitter profile picture to one of Donald Trump to protest the platform's decision to ban the US president.

Chilean judge dismisses police case against feminist singers

Santiago - A Chilean court on Monday dismissed a case brought by the military police against a group of feminist singers over a performance of a song that has become a global anthem against sexual violence.

Protesting Peru farm workers lift road block for talks

- Peruvian government officials sat down to talks Friday with representatives of farm workers who had blockaded a highway to protest the deaths of three people in clashes with police.Farm workers have been staging protests for weeks to demand more pay.

Guatemala crisis talks open as anti-government protests continue

Guatemala City - Guatemala's embattled government opened talks on a revised budget on Tuesday, after days of protests forced Congress to back off from approving a business-friendly spending plan backed by President Alejandro Giammattei.

Novice takes the reins as president in crisis-worn Peru

- Francisco Sagasti, sworn-in as Peru's interim president on Tuesday at the age of 76, is a novice politician with an academic background who has been a member of Congress only since March.

Prosecutors probe resigned president over Peru protest deaths

- Public prosecutors in Peru opened a preliminary investigation Monday against former president Manuel Merino, his interior minister and other officials over the deaths of two people in weekend anti-government protests, state prosecutor Zoraida Avalos sa...

Bolivia's Morales calls for calm after protesters demand junta

La Paz - Exiled former Bolivian president Evo Morales called for calm on Tuesday after several hundred right-wing protesters demanded that a "military junta" replace socialist president-elect Luis Arce.

Indigenous Colombians protest violence with mock trial for president

Apo - Thousands of indigenous Colombians staged a symbolic trial of President Ivan Duque in the country's capital on Monday to demand an end to growing violence on their land.

Chile's wounded look to referendum a year on from start of protests

Santiago - Nothing will restore their sight, but a year after the start of Chile's tumultuous social protests and as the country prepares for a landmark referendum, several protesters who suffered eye injuries believe their loss will not be in vain.

Police say 100 arrested as clashes mark Chile coup anniversary

Santiago - Chilean police said Saturday that more than 100 people were arrested after clashes marking the 47th anniversary of the coup d'etat that overthrew the leftist government of Salvador Allende.

Black and gay: New York progressives aim to shake up US Congress

New York - Energized by the US's massive anti-racism protests, history-making progressives from New York -- young, black, Latino and gay -- want to shake up Congress's status quo when they are likely elected in November.

'They are the heroes now' — virus doctors join racism protests

New York - New York nurses and doctors, hailed as heroes for fighting the coronavirus outbreak, are denouncing racial segregation in the public health system by joining the George Floyd protests.

Chile virus cases soar as soldiers deploy following unrest

Santiago - Coronavirus cases soared in Chile Tuesday as soldiers were deployed to back up riot police in Santiago following clashes with demonstrators angry about food shortages and job losses.

Chile unrest simmers under pandemic lockdown

Santiago - Six months after the largest social unrest in 30 years broke out, the streets of Chile are calm once again as the coronavirus pandemic forces the country into lockdown.

Protest-hit Chile mulls rewriting Pinochet's constitution

Santiago - Campaigning for next month's referendum on changing Chile's dictatorship-era constitution began on Wednesday, more than four months after an outbreak of unrest that triggered the ballot.

Chile music festival riot fuels fear of wider return to violence

Santiago - Chile's President Sebastian Pinera on Monday condemned rioting that disrupted the opening of Latin America's biggest music festival amid fears of a broader return to violence next month in the troubled South American country.

Protests in Chile hit LatAm's biggest music festival

Santiago - Thousands of protesters armed with stones, sticks and Molotov cocktails clashed with police Sunday as Latin America's biggest music festival opened, in the latest spurt of a four-month old wave of grassroots anger over economic inequality and other gri...

Fourth death as protests grow in Chile

Santiago - A man died of carbon monoxide poisoning after a supermarket was torched in Chile's capital Friday, and another succumbed to injuries sustained in clashes with police, bringing the death toll in a new wave of unrest to four.

Clashes mark return to protests in Colombia

Apo - Riot police firing tear gas and stun grenades clashed with rock-throwing demonstrators in Bogota Tuesday as anti-government protests resumed across Colombia, leaving 11 people injured and nearly 100 arrested.

Chileans march against police repression of social unrest

Santiago - Hundreds of Chileans rallied Saturday night to protest what they call police repression during three months of the worst social unrest since democracy replaced the country's military dictatorship in 1990.

Chile's Pinera announces key pension fund reform after protests

Santiago - Chile's President Sebastian Pinera has announced plans to reform the country's pensions system, a key measure aimed at easing the South American country's three-month old social crisis.

Venezuelan opposition leader says talks with Maduro unlikely

Caracas - Venezuela's opposition leader and self-declared acting president Juan Guaido said Saturday it is unlikely he will resume negotiations with President Nicolas Maduro.

Chile president launches health care reform project

Santiago - Chile's President Sebastian Pinera launched on Sunday a reform project to create a "universal health plan" following months of protests against social inequality and his leadership.

Violent clashes in new round of Chile protests

Santiago - Thousands of protesters clashed with police Friday in Santiago in a fresh round of anti-government demonstrations that erupted more than two months ago in Chile.

Violent clashes in new round of Chile protests

Santiago - Thousands of protesters clashed with police Friday in Santiago in a fresh round of anti-government demonstrations that erupted more than two months ago in Chile.
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