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Bolivia Under Blockade as Protesters Choke Access to Cities

Bolivia Under Blockade as Protesters Choke Access to Cities

Bolivia Under Blockade as Protesters Choke Access to Cities Bolivia Under Blockade as Protesters Choke Access to Cities Roadblocks are a common form of protest in Bolivia, used by the working class who feel they don’t have any other way to express themselves, Mr. von Vacano said. “In the pandemic, however, this is a double-edged sword that will be seen …

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Overlooked No More: Jovita Idár, Who Promoted Rights of Mexican-Americans and Women

Overlooked No More: Jovita Idár, Who Promoted Rights of Mexican-Americans and Women

Overlooked No More: Jovita Idár, Who Promoted Rights of Mexican-Americans and Women Overlooked No More: Jovita Idár, Who Promoted Rights of Mexican-Americans and Women This article is part of Overlooked, a series of obituaries about remarkable people whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported in The Times. This latest installment is one of many ways The New York Times is …

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Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions Against Chinese Officials for Hong Kong Crackdown

Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions Against Chinese Officials for Hong Kong Crackdown

Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions Against Chinese Officials for Hong Kong Crackdown Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions Against Chinese Officials for Hong Kong Crackdown WASHINGTON — The Trump administration imposed sanctions on Friday on Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, and 10 other senior officials in Hong Kong and mainland China over their roles in cracking down on political dissent. The move …

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Brexit Behind Him, Boris Johnson Tries to Stop Scotland From Leaving U.K.

Brexit Behind Him, Boris Johnson Tries to Stop Scotland From Leaving U.K.

Brexit Behind Him, Boris Johnson Tries to Stop Scotland From Leaving U.K. Brexit Behind Him, Boris Johnson Tries to Stop Scotland From Leaving U.K. LONDON — Barely six months after Britain broke away from the European Union, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is increasingly consumed with trying to stop the breakaway of restive parts of the United Kingdom. On Friday, Mr. …

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Ship Blamed in Beirut Explosion Hasn’t Sailed in 7 Years. We Found It.

Ship Blamed in Beirut Explosion Hasn’t Sailed in 7 Years. We Found It.

Ship Blamed in Beirut Explosion Hasn’t Sailed in 7 Years. We Found It. Ship Blamed in Beirut Explosion Hasn’t Sailed in 7 Years. We Found It. On Nov. 21, 2013, at 11:27 a.m., a leaky ship arrived in Beirut’s port. It never left, and its volatile cargo would lead to tragedy in the city almost seven years later. The Rhosus …

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Mauritius Faces Environmental Crisis as Oil Spills From Grounded Ship

Mauritius Faces Environmental Crisis as Oil Spills From Grounded Ship

Mauritius Faces Environmental Crisis as Oil Spills From Grounded Ship Mauritius Faces Environmental Crisis as Oil Spills From Grounded Ship A ship that ran aground off the shores of Mauritius, in the Indian Ocean, began spilling oil into the sea this week, forcing the authorities to close schools in some coastal areas and plunging the tiny island nation into an …

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Air India Jet With More Than 180 Passengers Skids and Cracks in Half

Air India Jet With More Than 180 Passengers Skids and Cracks in Half

Air India Jet With More Than 180 Passengers Skids and Cracks in Half Air India Jet With More Than 180 Passengers Skids and Cracks in Half NEW DELHI — An Indian jetliner trying to land in a torrential downpour skidded off the runway, crashed into a wall, tumbled into a nearby valley and split in half, killing at least 10 …

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Lebanon Faces Looming Humanitarian Catastrophe, U.N. Says

Lebanon Faces Looming Humanitarian Catastrophe, U.N. Says

Lebanon Faces Looming Humanitarian Catastrophe, U.N. Says Lebanon Faces Looming Humanitarian Catastrophe, U.N. Says Lebanon is facing a looming humanitarian catastrophe, with dire shortages of food and medicine threatening to add to the suffering of a nation now reeling from the deadly explosion in the port city of Beirut, according to the United Nations. The warning came as Lebanon’s president, …

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A Warming World – The New York Times

A Warming World - The New York Times

A Warming World – The New York Times A Warming World – The New York Times Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. New York’s attorney general is suing to dissolve the N.R.A. And President Trump announced restrictions on TikTok and WeChat. Let’s start with the ways climate change is already making life harder around …

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Álvaro Uribe’s Detention Deepens Colombia’s Divisions

Álvaro Uribe’s Detention Deepens Colombia’s Divisions

Álvaro Uribe’s Detention Deepens Colombia’s Divisions Álvaro Uribe’s Detention Deepens Colombia’s Divisions Colombians, the office said, must “stop the aggression and the extreme polarization that could bring new scenes of violence. To the crisis created by the pandemic of Covid-19, we cannot add a pandemic of hate that clouds the future, threatens democracy and submerges us in a new night …

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