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Cuba sees biggest protests for decades as pandemic adds to woes
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Cuba sees biggest protests for decades as pandemic adds to woes

HAVANA, July 11 (Reuters) – Chanting “freedom” and calling for President Miguel Diaz-Canel to step down, thousands of Cubans joined…
Violent clashes in new round of Chile protests
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Violent clashes in new round of Chile protests

Thousands of protesters clashed with police Friday in Santiago in a fresh round of anti-government demonstrations that erupted more than…
‘Serious’ rights violations during Chile protests: Human Rights Watch
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‘Serious’ rights violations during Chile protests: Human Rights Watch

Chile’s national police committed “serious human rights violations” as weeks of violent demonstrations across the South American country claimed 25…
Mega-rally marks Chile protests third week as president struggles
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Mega-rally marks Chile protests third week as president struggles

Protesters in Chile clashed with police, looted stores and endured a strong earthquake at the close of a huge rally…
Thousands of Chileans strike as protest death toll hits 18
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Thousands of Chileans strike as protest death toll hits 18

Thousands of Chileans flooded the streets of Santiago and other cities in a general strike on Wednesday, upping the pressure…
Chile president declares state of emergency after violent protests
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Chile president declares state of emergency after violent protests

Chile’s president declared a state of emergency in Santiago Friday night and gave the military responsibility for security after a…
Airmail took first flight 100 years ago
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Airmail took first flight 100 years ago

On December 25, 1918 a daring French industrialist launched the world’s first ever airmail service, flying between the southwestern French…
Pope Francis heads to Chile indigenous area after churches burned
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Pope Francis heads to Chile indigenous area after churches burned

Looking to put Chile‚Äôs sex abuse scandal behind him, Pope Francis dives Wednesday into another divisive issue roiling the South…
Chile shaken by new strong quake
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Chile shaken by new strong quake

SANTIAGO — A 7.1 magnitude earthquake has struck central Chile, prompting a short-lived evacuation order for coastal areas for fear…
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