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World Oct 29Protests erupt in Chile despite president’s new Cabinet
Thousands of protesters crowded again into central Santiago, and one group set fire to a building that houses a fast-food restaurant and stores.
World Oct 13After violence, Ecuadorians return to streets ahead of talks
Residents of Ecuador's capital ventured out into the streets Sunday despite a 24-hour military curfew, picking their way through piles of burnt tires, chunks of pavement and tree trunks smoldering after a day of violent protests across Quito.
World Oct 12Ecuador’s indigenous protest leaders willing to negotiate
Indigenous leaders of protests that have paralyzed Ecuador's economy for nearly a week said Saturday they were willing to negotiate with President Lenín Moreno, signaling a possible exit from the crisis.
World Sep 20Fuel shortage has Cubans waiting hours in line for gas
Increasingly, gas stations are running out with people still waiting in line because of a fuel shortage blamed on the Trump administration.
World Sep 07‘Hour of darkness’ for Bahamas; 43 dead, with toll to rise
Search and rescue teams are still trying to reach some Bahamian communities isolated by floodwaters and debris after Hurricane Dorian, while the official death toll has risen to 43 and is likely to increase even more, top officials said.
World Sep 06Aid efforts pick up momentum in the Bahamas
Emergency officials have fanned out across stricken areas to track down people who were missing or in distress. Crews are clearing streets and setting up aid distribution centers.
World Sep 05Bahama residents wait for help in Dorian’s aftermath
For days, the hurricane had pounded the Bahamas with winds up to 185 mph (295 kph) and torrential rains. Now, the storm's victims are in desperate need of help as they seek to rebuilt their lives.
Nation Sep 04Rescues begin in the Bahamas as Dorian moves toward U.S. coast
At least seven deaths were reported in the Bahamas, with the full scope of the disaster still unknown.
Nation Sep 03Hurricane Dorian stalls over the Bahamas, causing widespread flooding
As of daybreak Tuesday, Dorian's winds had dipped to 120 mph, making it a still highly dangerous Category 3 hurricane, and the storm was at a standstill, with part of its eyewall hanging over Grand Bahama Island.
Nation Jul 17Puerto Rican protesters demand governor resign amid online chat scandal
Online chats between Rosselló and members of his administration leaked, revealed the men mocking women, the handicapped and victims of Hurricane Maria.