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Chile death toll rises to 11, president extends emergency

(4th UPDATE) Santiago and 9 more of Chile's 16 regions are under a state of emergency, President Sebastian Pinera says, with troops deployed onto the streets for the first time since Augusto Pinochet's military dictatorship

(4th UPDATE) Santiago and 9 more of Chile's 16 regions are under a state of emergency, ...

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Chile death toll rises to 11, president extends emergency

(UPDATED) Authorities announce a curfew after protesters set buses on fire, burned metro ...

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3 dead in Chile protest violence

Near the mouth of the Amazon river in the Atlantic Ocean, the Amazon Reef is one of the ...

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Scientists fight to save unique Guiana coral reef

The Belo Horizonte zoo says the choices for the name are Anaya, Maisha or Gimbya

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Brazil zoo asks public to name newest baby gorilla

Attacks on metro stations forced the closure of the entire subway system, which is the ...

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Chile president declares state of emergency after violent protests

(UPDATED) Defense Minister Luis Sandoval says soldiers briefly arrested Ovidio Guzman but ...

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Mexico admits freeing Chapo's son after 'badly planned' operation

(UPDATED) To applause in the chamber, Venezuela gets the nod in a vote by the UN General ...

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Venezuela wins seat on U.N. rights council

The incident occurs during a local festival taking place in a building in Huancayo, east ...

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6 dead as roof collapses on Peru costume party

(UPDATED) A statement from President Lenin Moreno and CONAIE head Jaime Vargas reads, ...

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Ecuador government, protesters agree on deal to end deadly unrest

Rolling demonstrations leave 6 people dead and nearly 2,100 wounded or detained

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Ecuador protest talks set for Sunday as capital locks down