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    Morales slams Bolivian interim chief Anez

    Agence France-Presse . Mexico City | Updated at 01:35pm on November 13, 2019

    Bolivia’s former president Evo Morales condemned what he called ‘the sneakiest, most nefarious coup in history’ on Tuesday after deputy Senate speaker Jeanine Anez proclaimed...

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    Mexico grants asylum to Morales

    Agence-France-Presse . Mexico City | Updated at 09:59pm on November 12, 2019

    Mexico said Monday it has granted asylum to Bolivia’s Evo Morales, after the leftist president’s resignation left the South American nation reeling amid a power...

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    Bolivian army ready to prevent election violence

    Agence France-Presse . La Paz | Updated at 03:54pm on November 12, 2019

    Bolivia’s armed forces agreed on Monday to conduct joint operations with the police to prevent violence as Mexico announced it had granted asylum to Evo...

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    Morales resigns after protests

    Agence-France-Presse . La Paz | Updated at 02:56pm on November 11, 2019

    Bolivian president Evo Morales has resigned, caving in following three weeks of sometimes-violent protests over his disputed re-election after the army and police withdrew their...

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    Chile to amend constitution following protesters’ demand

    Agence France-Presse . Santiago | Updated at 01:25pm on November 11, 2019

    Chile announced Sunday it will move to draft a new constitution and replace one dating back to the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship — a key demand...

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    Police join opposition as crisis mounts in Bolivia

    Agence France-Presse . La Paz, Bolivia | Updated at 11:52pm on November 09, 2019

    Police in three Bolivian cities joined anti-government protests Friday, in one case marching with demonstrators in La Paz, in the first sign security forces are...

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    Lula walks free from jail

    Agence France-Presse . Curitiba, Brazil | Updated at 11:35pm on November 09, 2019

    Brazil’s leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva walked free from jail Friday after a year and a half behind bars for corruption following a...

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    Chile leader Pinera says will not resign over protests

    Agence France-Presse . Santiago | Updated at 01:41pm on November 06, 2019

    Chilean president Sebastian Pinera said Tuesday he will not resign in the face of deadly protests over inequality and poor social conditions that have entered...

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    El Salvador expels Venezuelan diplomats challenging Maduro govt

    Agence France-Presse . San Salvador | Updated at 03:01pm on November 04, 2019

    El Salvador ordered Venezuela’s diplomats to leave the country in a challenge to president Nicolas Maduro, prompting his government to respond by expelling Salvadoran envoys...

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    Brazil in ‘civil war,’ says head of Congress’ pro-gun faction

    Agence France-Presse . Brasília, Brazil | Updated at 10:13pm on November 02, 2019

    Brazil is caught in a ‘civil war’ of crime and violence, the head of Congress’ pro-gun faction says, warning that ordinary Brazilians need to be...