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UPDATE 2-Hopes for talks to end unrest in Ecuador dim as protests roil capital

11 Oct 2019

QUITO, Oct 11 Hopes for a negotiated end to the worst unrest in Ecuador in at least a decade dimmed on Friday as clashes between police and anti-austerity protesters continued for a ninth day in the highland capital Quito.

Indigenous leaders detain police in escalation of Ecuador protests

10 Oct 2019

QUITO Indigenous leaders in Ecuador captured and publicly paraded eight police officers before a crowd on Thursday, pushing back against a tough government crackdown on anti-austerity protests that have shaken President Lenin Moreno's administration.

Venezuelans seek joy amid the chaos

23 Apr 2019

CARACAS A night at a bar is interrupted by a power outage, going to a baseball game is prohibitively expensive, and a trip to a nearby beach requires months of savings. But many Venezuelans have not given up on finding ways to smile.

Chile's tiny Til Til faces big trash problem

26 Mar 2018

One after another, they haul more than 12 tonnes of rubbish daily to the small Chilean community of Til Til, 35 miles (56 km) northwest of Santiago, the equivalent of at least two-thirds of the capital's municipal waste.

Weary Chileans head for hills as earthquake aftershocks continue

03 Apr 2014

IQUIQUE, Chile As the aftershocks from a massive 8.2 magnitude quake that rattled northern Chile entered a third day on Thursday, basic services were still out in the port city nearest the epicenter and residents fearful of tsunamis were fleeing into the hills.

Weary Chileans head for hills as earthquake aftershocks continue

03 Apr 2014

IQUIQUE, Chile, April 3 As the aftershocks from a massive 8.2 magnitude quake that rattled northern Chile entered a third day on Thursday, basic services were still out in the port city nearest the epicenter and residents fearful of tsunamis were fleeing into the hills.

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