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Misunderstanding Global Protests

During the past several years, large-scale protests by citizens against their governments have erupted all over the world. While some cases have not been very surprising—like the latest outbreak of massive demonstrations in France against proposed pension reforms—many others caught the world off guard, like those in Algeria, Egypt, and…
bubmag
April 1, 2020
Venezuela

23 inmates dead after protest over virus fears in Colombia

BOGOTA - The Associated Press Inmates waves through windows after riots at La Modelo jail in Bogota, Colombia, on March 22, 2020. (EPA-EFE via İHA) A deadly riot broke out in a prison in Colombia's capital, leaving 23 inmates dead, authorities said on March 22, as tensions rise over the…
bubmag
March 23, 2020
Venezuela

Could the Coronavirus Topple Jair Bolsonaro?

Brazilians aren’t singing songs from their balconies. They’re protesting against their president. President Jair Bolsonaro speaks to the press in Brasília, Brazil, on Friday. Evaristo Sa/Getty Images In the past week, moving videos of quarantined Italians on rooftops and balconies singing popular tunes like “Volare” and resistance songs like “Bella…
bubmag
March 20, 2020
Venezuela

Venezuela Doctors Fear Pandemic Will Overwhelm Wrecked Hospitals

(Bloomberg) -- Venezuela is suspending flights from Europe and Colombia to slow the pandemic that threatens to overwhelm its crumbling health system.Authorities have administered “tens” of tests for the new coronavirus, all of which were negative, President Nicolas Maduro said.The government will also ban large events and may shut land…
bubmag
March 12, 2020
Venezuela

Venezuelan riot police break up opposition protest

CARACAS: Venezuelan riot police fired tear gas on Tuesday (Mar 10) to break up a demonstration in Caracas called by opposition leader Juan Guaido as he seeks to ramp up demands for elections to replace leftist President Nicolas Maduro.Riot police moved in quickly to break up the demonstration soon after…
bubmag
March 11, 2020
Venezuela

Venezuelan riot police break up opposition protest

CARACAS: Venezuelan riot police fired tear gas on Tuesday (Mar 10) to break up a demonstration in Caracas called by opposition leader Juan Guaido as he seeks to ramp up demands for elections to replace leftist President Nicolas Maduro.Riot police moved in quickly to break up the demonstration soon after…
bubmag
March 10, 2020
Venezuela

Venezuela opposition marches to Congress in showdown with Maduro

CARACAS, Venezuela — Security forces fired tear gas Tuesday to repel an anti-government march led by Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who is struggling to reignite street protests to capitalize on mounting international pressure on embattled socialist President Nicolás MaduroThousands of demonstrators assembled in a leafy, anti-government neighborhood of Caracas…
bubmag
March 10, 2020