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Dozens wounded in clashes as Bolivia election protests enters second week
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Bolivia
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Dozens wounded in clashes as Bolivia election protests enters second week

AFP - 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 fraud in…

Chilean president vows major reshuffle after week of protests
Chile
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Chile
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Chilean president vows major reshuffle after week of protests

AFP - October 26, 2019

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera on Saturday announced a major government reshuffle, a day after more than one million people took to the streets in a massive protest…

UN to investigate abuses in Chile as strike continues
Chile
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Chile
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UN to investigate abuses in Chile as strike continues

Miguel Sanchez / AFP - October 25, 2019

The United Nations said Thursday it would send a special mission to investigate human rights abuses in Chile, where a general strike went into its second day…

Authorities clear roads overnight after President Alvarado’s address
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Authorities clear roads overnight after President Alvarado’s address

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 2, 2019

After President Alvarado said in a speech to the nation that Costa Rica "would act to clear the roads" of protester-made blockades, authorities took to the streets…

Uber drivers protest in San José
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protests
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Uber drivers protest in San José

AFP - August 30, 2018

Dozens of Uber drivers protested in Costa Rica on Tuesday and blocked traffic demanding the right to work. The protest came in the midst of police operations…

PHOTOS: Protesters call for secular state in Costa Rica
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protests
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PHOTOS: Protesters call for secular state in Costa Rica

AFP - January 21, 2018

Hundreds of people gathered on Saturday in front of the cathedral in Costa Rica's capital, San José, to demand a secular state, in one of the few…

The election was over, and yet we marched
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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The election was over, and yet we marched

Katie Quirk - January 23, 2017

See also: Hundreds turn out for San José Women's March When my family moved from the United States to Monteverde, Costa Rica, for a year, my husband…

PHOTOS: Nosara marches against Trump
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Donald Trump
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PHOTOS: Nosara marches against Trump

Karl Kahler - January 21, 2017

NOSARA, Guanacaste — About 100 residents of Nosara took a stroll Saturday morning on Playa Guiones in what was billed as a march of solidarity for women's…

Migrants block Pan-American Highway at Costa Rica-Nicaragua border
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Business
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Migrants block Pan-American Highway at Costa Rica-Nicaragua border

Zach Dyer - July 12, 2016

Hundreds of migrants from Africa, Asia and Haiti blocked the Pan-American Highway border crossing between Costa Rica and Nicaragua Tuesday morning, halting traffic for hours along the most…

Taxi driver chains herself in front of Costa Rica president’s house to protest Uber
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Business
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Taxi driver chains herself in front of Costa Rica president’s house to protest Uber

Zach Dyer - February 10, 2016

Wrapped in a Costa Rican flag, taxi driver Virginia Moreira chained herself to a tree outside President Luis Guillermo Solís’ home in the Escalante neighborhood of San…

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