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Student killed as pressure mounts in Bolivia protests

La Paz - A student was killed in Bolivian protests Wednesday amid increasing pressure on President Evo Morales to resign over opposition claims that he rigged his recent re-election.

Bolivia leader warns of bloodshed as opponents vow to oust him

La Paz - Bolivia's government accused its rivals Sunday of plotting deadly violence against it after an opposition figure vowed to oust leftist President Evo Morales and called for the military's support.

Bolivia opposition figure calls on military in election crisis

La Paz - Tension rose in Bolivia's election crisis on Sunday after an opposition figure called on the military to take "the side of the people" and vowed to oust leftist President Evo Morales.

Bolivia urges opposition leader to back audit of vote tally

La Paz - Bolivia's government on Tuesday invited defeated presidential candidate Carlos Mesa to take part in an audit of hotly disputed election results that sparked more than a week of riots amid accusations of fraud favoring the incumbent.

Protests follow court backing for Morales' fourth-term bid

La Paz - Thousands of people took part in protest marches across Bolivia on Thursday amid a general strike called by opponents of President Evo Morales' bid for a fourth term.

Thousands march in Nicaragua demanding jailed protesters be freed

Managua - Thousands of Nicaraguans marched through their capital on Wednesday demanding that anti-government protesters jailed over the past four months be released."Liberty for our political prisoners," yelled many in the rally.

Thousands march in Nicaragua against govt crackdown on doctors

Managua - Thousands marched Saturday against President Daniel Ortega's government and his crackdown against doctors who treated injured protestors Managua calls terrorists.

Thousands march to back Nicaragua bishops after Ortega attacks

Managua - Thousands of Nicaraguans marched through their capital on Saturday in a show of support for the country's bishops whom President Daniel Ortega has accused of aiding an attempted "coup" against him.

Nicaragua's crisis deals a crushing blow to businesses large and small

Managua - With hotels, restaurants, bars, stores, workshops and even tortilla sellers driven out of business or struggling to survive, and with thousands of people left jobless, the turbulent political crisis sundering Nicaragua has taken a broader toll, plungin...

Nicaragua crisis death toll rises as bishops await word from Ortega

Managua - The death toll resulting from Nicaragua's escalating crisis rose over the weekend to at least 139, according to a top rights group.

Nicaraguan protesters accuse government of breaching truce

Managua - Nicaraguans were back on the streets in their thousands on Sunday to protest what they called a government breach of a two-day truce agreed during Church-mediated peace talks.

Nicaraguan lawmakers set up truth commission after protest deaths

Managua - Mostly pro-government lawmakers in Nicaragua on Sunday set up a truth commission to investigate the deaths of at least 45 anti-government, mostly student demonstrators, over two weeks.

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