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Greta Thunberg to set sail back to Europe sooner than expected

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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg plans to set sail from Virginia for Spain Wednesday after the venue for United Nations-sponsored climate talks were moved from Chile due to political unrest. The 16-year-old arrived in the United States in August after sailing across the Atlantic on a racing boat from Plymouth, England. Since then, she has Read More

Chilean riot police knock down & drag elderly protester in brutal arrest amid massive anti-neoliberal protests (VIDEOS)

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Five Chilean riot police were caught on camera brutalizing an elderly protester, dragging him through the street and manhandling him into a van as gargantuan protests against the Piñera regime’s austerity policies continue. The protester is shown struggling to keep up as a group of heavily-armored Chilean police with riot shields rush him down the Read More

Evo’s odyssey: Morales endures banned airspace, unplanned pit stop during flight to political asylum in Mexico

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Former Bolivian President Evo Morales has landed safely in Mexico, but his journey to political asylum had twists and turns as neighboring states reacted to the ongoing turmoil back home. The Mexican Air Force aircraft ferrying Morales to safety made a stop in Paraguay to refuel on Tuesday, after reportedly being denied permission to land Read More

Washington-based Organization of American States ‘deteriorated’, ceased to be inter-American – Argentina’s president-elect to RT

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The chief regional bloc in the Americas has grown too dependent on the US, while the “interventionist” IMF shares the blame for Argentina’s economic crisis, the nation’s President-elect Alberto Fernandez told RT. Fernandez sat down for an interview with former leader of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, on his show Conversation with Correa, aired on RT Spanish. Read More

Watch university in Santiago BURN amid continuing anti-government protest (DRONE VIDEO)

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A university in central Santiago was damaged by fire on Friday as thousands of protesters gathered nearby for their latest demonstration against the austerity policies of Chilean President Sebastian Pinera. As the protest at Plaza Italia in the capital of Chile was underway, a blaze broke out at the nearby Pedro de Valdivia University. Nineteen Read More

One-wheeled juggling: Lagos children learn new skills at unicycle academy

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LAGOS (Reuters) – In a driveway of a suburban Lagos house, 14-year-old Kehinde Oguntokun juggles colorful circus clubs as he swings around on a unicycle. FILE PHOTO: Members of the GKB academy, a unicycle club, juggle while balancing on their unicycles during a training session in Lagos, Nigeria October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja The teenager Read More

China’s Didi Chuxing deepens Latam push with plans to launch in Costa Rica

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is preparing to launch in Costa Rica, marking its first expansion into Central America, according to a job posting viewed by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Logo of Didi Chuxing is seen at its headquarters building in Beijing, China August 28, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee The company, which is Read More