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Amazonian tribes in Ecuador join anti-austerity protests

11 Oct 2019

QUITO, Oct 11 Indigenous tribe representatives from the Amazon in Ecuador joined an anti-austerity demonstration in Quito on Friday, as hopes for talks between protest leaders and the government dimmed following more than a week of unrest.

Native Ecuadoreans detain, then free, police in anti-austerity conflict

11 Oct 2019

QUITO Indigenous leaders in Ecuador freed eight police officers after parading them before an angry crowd for several hours in retribution for a government crackdown on anti-austerity protests that have shaken President Lenin Moreno's government.

Ecuador imposes curfew after protests push government out of capital

09 Oct 2019

QUITO Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno on Tuesday ordered a curfew around government buildings after six days of violent anti-austerity protests that have pushed his administration out of the capital Quito and brought hundreds of arrests. | Video

Venezuelan mothers, children in tow, rush to migrate

19 Jun 2019

TUMBES, Peru Mothers dragged their children across three countries, trekking around border checkpoints and crossing rivers in waist-high water. Others were conned by fake travel agents, or robbed by bandits.

Univision team deported from Venezuela after Maduro interview

26 Feb 2019

CARACAS Venezuela on Tuesday deported a team from U.S. television network Univision after anchor Jorge Ramos said authorities detained them at the presidential palace because President Nicolas Maduro was upset by their interview questions. | Video

Venezuela to deport Univision team after Maduro shown 'garbage eating' video

26 Feb 2019

CARACAS U.S. television network Univision said on Monday Venezuela was deporting a news team led by anchor Jorge Ramos after they were briefly detained at the presidential palace because their line of questioning upset President Nicolas Maduro.

Venezuela to deport Univision team after Maduro shown 'garbage eating' video

26 Feb 2019

CARACAS U.S. television network Univision said on Monday Venezuela was deporting a news team led by anchor Jorge Ramos after they were briefly detained at the presidential palace because their line of questioning upset President Nicolas Maduro.

Venezuela to deport Univision team after Maduro shown 'garbage eating' video

26 Feb 2019

CARACAS U.S. television network Univision said on Monday Venezuela was deporting a news team led by anchor Jorge Ramos after they were briefly detained at the presidential palace because their line of questioning upset President Nicolas Maduro.

UPDATE 4-Venezuela to deport Univision team after Maduro shown 'garbage eating' video

26 Feb 2019

CARACAS, Feb 25 U.S. television network Univision said on Monday Venezuela was deporting a news team led by anchor Jorge Ramos after they were briefly detained at the presidential palace because their line of questioning upset President Nicolas Maduro.

Malnourished Venezuelans hope urgently needed aid arrives soon

22 Feb 2019

CARACAS Yaneidi Guzman has lost a third of her weight over the past three years as Venezuela's economic collapse made food unaffordable and she now hopes the opposition will succeed in bringing urgently needed foreign aid to the South American country.

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Lebanon slips deeper into crisis after Safadi withdrawal

Protesters waving Lebanese flags rallied in cities and towns in their thousands on Sunday to mark a month of protests against the ruling elite as politicians struggled to form a government and solve the worst economic crisis since the 1975-90 civil war.