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  • Opponents of Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa protest in Quito, on June 12, 2015. JUAN CEVALLOS/AFP/Getty Images

    Protesters angered by new taxes have expanded to calling for President Correa's ouster.Americas,Ecuador,Protests,Rafael Correa,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jun 15, 2015, 2:37 PM EDT
  • “Ni una menos” protesters gather outside Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 6/3/15. JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images

    The protest movement drew some 200,000 people to a rally on Wednesday in Buenos Aires, Argentina.Americas,Argentina,Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner,domestic violence,femicide,Ni una menos,women,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jun 04, 2015, 3:10 PM EDT
  • Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his wife in Caracas on April 13, 2015. FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images

    Public sector employees will now work five and a half hours, part of a nationwide electricity rationing plan.Americas,electricity,Nicolas Maduro,oil,rationing,Venezuela,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Apr 29, 2015, 2:40 PM EDT
  • Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (R) and Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) are seen during a joint press conference at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia on April 23, 2015.

    Leaders signed a series of framework agreements on economic and energy co-operation.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 24, 2015, 2:26 AM EDT
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  • Brazilians gather to protest against President Dilma Rousseff and her ruling coalition, in São Paulo's central Avenida Paulista business boulevard, on 12 April, 2015. Some protesters called for her impeachment, others voiced concern over corruption and the economy.

    Demonstrators shouting "Out with Dilma" gathered in over 100 cities in the second major protest this year.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 13, 2015, 7:22 AM EDT
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