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Opponents of former Bolivian President Evo Morales hold shields at a barricade set up by protesters outside presidential palace in La Paz, Bolivia, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Morales' Nov. 10 resignation, under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly demonstrations, leaves a power vacuum and a country torn by protests against and for his government. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Evo Morales flees crisis-torn Bolivia after deadly clashesRise and fall of Evo Morales: Bolivia's first indigenous president flees his crisis-torn country after deadly clashes over electoral election ending nearly 14 years in power
The Associated Press6 minutes ago
Bolivians and supporters of former President Evo Morales protest in front of the Bolivian embassy in Mexico City, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Marcelo Ebrard, the Mexican foreign minister, said Monday, Mexico granted asylum to Morales after his Nov. 10 resignation. (AP Photo / Eduardo Verdugo)
Morales says he's headed for Mexico as clashes rock BoliviaBolivian President Evo Morales says he is leaving for Mexico, which has granted him asylum
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Spanish king and queen arrive in Cuba for first royal visitKing Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain have arrived in Cuba on the first state visit to the island by a Spanish royal
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Police help an injured colleague during clashes with supporters of former President Evo Morales in La Paz, Bolivia, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Morales' Nov. 10 resignation, under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly demonstrations, leaves a power vacuum and a country torn by protests against and for his government. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
The Latest: Morales says he's leaving Bolivia for MexicoFormer Bolivian President Evo Morales has tweeted that he is leaving Bolivia for Mexico, which has granted him asylum
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Former Bolivian President Evo Morales tweets that he is departing Bolivia for Mexico, which has granted him asylumFormer Bolivian President Evo Morales tweets that he is departing Bolivia for Mexico, which has granted him asylum
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Mexican official: Arrests made in killings of US citizensMexico's top security official says arrests have been made in last week's killings of nine U.S. women and children by suspected cartel gunmen in northern Mexico
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Brazil launches job program amid mass unemploymentBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has launched a jobs program largely based on tax reductions as the country struggles to put more than 12 million people back to work
The Associated Press11 hours ago
American diver survives shark attack off Mexico Baja beachA U.S. diver is recovering from a shark bite on the forearm after being attacked in Magdalena Bay off the Baja California Sur coast
The Associated Press11 hours ago
A man kicks a tear gas canister during clashes between police and supporters of former President Evo Morales who set up barricades in La Paz, Bolivia, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Morales' Nov. 10 resignation, under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly demonstrations, leaves a power vacuum and a country torn by protests against and for his government. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
AP Explains: Did a coup force Bolivia's Evo Morales out?AP Explains: Bolivians are divided over whether Morales was ousted by a coup or a popular uprising.
The Associated Press12 hours ago
A teacher bangs the lid of a pot as she and others march past La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago, Chile, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. A plan by Chilean President Sebastián Piñera's to draft a new constitution has been criticized by the opposition and even his own political ranks. Students in Chile began protesting nearly a month ago over a subway fare hike. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Opposition rejects plan for new Chilean ConstitutionA plan by Chilean President Sebastián Piñera's to draft a new constitution has been criticized by the opposition and even his own political ranks
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Animal rights activists stage rare protest in Cuba's capitalCuban animal rights activists have staged a rare protest in Havana, where authorities swiftly crack down on unapproved demonstrations
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Mexican official says Mexico has granted asylum to Bolivian ex-president Evo MoralesMexican official says Mexico has granted asylum to Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales
The Associated Press15 hours ago
In this Nov. 10, 2019 photo, tourists take a joy ride along the malecon sea wall in Havana, Cuba. The city of Havana will celebrate its 500th anniversary on Nov. 16. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Havana celebrates 500th anniversary facing dire challengesHavana celebrates its 500th anniversary Saturday facing some of the toughest challenges in its history, from climate change to U.S. sanctions to stagnation in one of the world's last communist economies
The Associated Press20 hours ago
A broken portrait of former Bolivia's President Evo Morales is on the floor of his private home in Cochabamba, Bolivia, after hooded opponents broke into the residence on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. Morales resigned Sunday under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly protests. (AP Photo)
The Latest: UN chief urges restraint for BoliviansThe United Nations says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is deeply concerned about the situation in Bolivia, where Evo Morales resigned the presidency Sunday after weeks of protests over a disputed election
The Associated Press1 day ago
Bolivia's President Evo Morales arrives a press conference at the military airport in El Alto, Bolivia, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. Hours later Morales announced his resignation under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly protests. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
Bolivia's president resigns amid election-fraud allegationsBolivian President Evo Morales has resigned under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly protests
The Associated Press1 day ago
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