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    Bolivia’s Morales declared winner in disputed election

    Agence-France-Presse . Bolivia | Updated at 12:00am on October 26, 2019

    Bolivia’s Evo Morales was officially declared the outright winner of presidential elections Thursday after a disputed vote count that triggered violent protests and furious allegations...

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    Chileans observe strike, continue protests

    Agence France-Presse . Santiago | Updated at 01:50pm on October 24, 2019

    Thousands of Chileans flooded the streets of Santiago and other cities in a general strike on Wednesday, upping the pressure on beleaguered president Sebastien Pinera...

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    Child latest victim of Chile violence

    Agence France-Presse . Santiago | Updated at 11:24pm on October 23, 2019

    A four-year-old child was killed during the latest round of protests against economic inequality in Chile, raising the death toll from five days of social...

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    Fresh curfew announced in Chile as violent protests continues

    Agence France-Presse . Santiago | Updated at 02:45pm on October 22, 2019

    Chile ordered an overnight curfew on Monday for the third day in a row as violent protests and looting that left 11 people dead over...

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    Five more people killed in Chile riot fire

    Agence France-Presse . Santiago | Updated at 01:43pm on October 21, 2019

    Five people died on Sunday when a garment factory was torched by looters near Chile’s capital Santiago, bringing the death toll in a wave of...

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    Bolivians vote on extending Evo’s rule

    Reuters . Lapaz | Updated at 12:00am on October 21, 2019

    Bolivians will vote in an election on Sunday to decide whether to extend the rule of president Evo Morales to nearly two decades or oust...

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    Nine people killed in Brazil building collapse

    Agence France-Presse . Rio De Janeiro | Updated at 01:41pm on October 20, 2019

    The death toll from an apartment building collapse in northeast Brazil reached nine on Saturday, an official said, after the body of the last missing...

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    Chile army declares curfew

    Reuters . Santiago | Updated at 01:14pm on October 20, 2019

    The Chilean military declared a night-time curfew in the capital on Saturday and president Sebastian Pinera announced he would freeze an unpopular public transport policy,...

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    Emergency declared in Chile

    Reuters . Santiago | Updated at 12:16pm on October 19, 2019

    Chile’s president Sebastian Pinera declared a state of emergency in the capital Santiago early on Saturday, as the city of 6 million descended into chaos...

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    Cartel fighters oust Mexican security forces, free drug lord

    Reuters. Mexico City | Updated at 11:21am on October 18, 2019

    Heavily armed cartel fighters surrounded security forces and made them free one of drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s sons, whose brief apprehension triggered intense...

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