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    ‘Prolific Bangladeshi human trafficker’ arrested in Brazil

    Reuters. Sao Paulo | Updated at 10:58am on November 02, 2019

    Brazilian federal police say that they have arrested Saifullah Al-Mamun, born in Bangladesh and considered by the authorities one of the world’s most prolific human...

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    Dozens wounded in Bolivia protests

    Agence-France-Presse .  Bolivia | Updated at 03:41pm on October 29, 2019

    Street battles broke out on Monday between supporters of president Evo Morales and opposition leader Carlos Mesa, leaving dozens wounded as protests against alleged electoral...

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    Protesters locked into fresh clash with security forces in Chile

    Agence France-Presse . Santiago | Updated at 03:08pm on October 29, 2019

    Chilean protesters clashed with security forces on Monday, several hours after embattled president Sebastian Pinera announced a cabinet reshuffle in his latest bid to end...

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    State of emergency ends in Chile, protests going on

    Agence France-Presse . Santiago | Updated at 01:47pm on October 28, 2019

    Chilean president Sebastian Pinera on Monday ended a state of emergency that lasted more than a week amid mass protests, but demonstrations continued nonetheless.

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    Peronists back into power ousting conservatives

    Reuters . Buenos Aires | Updated at 01:00pm on October 28, 2019

    Argentina’s Peronists swept back into power on Sunday, ousting conservative president Mauricio Macri in an election result that shifts Latin America’s No 3 economy firmly...

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    Protesters demand Chile president’s resignation

    Agence-France-Presse . Santiago | Updated at 03:26pm on October 26, 2019

    More than one million people took to the streets in Chile Friday for the largest protests in a week of deadly demonstrations demanding economic reforms...

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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...