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Venezuelan opposition plans fresh protest against Nicolas Maduro as Juan Guaido returns

Opposition supporters in Venezuela were set to take to the streets Monday after leader Juan Guaido called for mass protests against President Nicolas Maduro — as the self-declared interim president prepared to return after a week touring Latin American allies.
Handout picture taken on January 29, 2019 and released by the Venezuelan Presidency on January 30 shows Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro speaking at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas. – Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro said he was prepared to hold negotiations with the US-backed opposition and added he would support early parliamentary elections, RIA Novosti reported on Wednesday. (Photo by Francisco BATISTA / Venezuelan Presidency / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY CREDIT “AFP PHOTO – Venezuelan Presidency / Francisco BATISTA” – NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS – DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

Venezuelans demand President Nicolas Maduro’s resignation

Venezuelans on Wednesday took to the streets around Caracas in a fresh round of protests to press President Nicolas Maduro to step down and the army to allow the entry of humanitarian aid from the U.S.
Pope Francis smiles as he meets with Chile's President Sebastian Pinera (L) during a private audience at the Vatican on October 13, 2018. Alessandro BIANCHI - POOL - AFP

Pope defrocks two Chilean bishops for sex abuse of minors

Pope Francis has defrocked two Chilean bishops for the alleged sexual abuse of minors, the Vatican said in a statement on Saturday after a meeting between the pontiff and the president of Chile.
Sebastián Piñera

Donald Trump to meet Chile’s Sebastian Pinera for talks on Venezuela

US President Donald Trump will receive his Chilean counterpart, Sebastian Pinera, late this month for talks on "efforts to restore democracy in Venezuela," the White House said Friday.
Mauricio Rojas

Minister quits four days after appointment

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera on Monday accepted the resignation of his Minister of Culture Mauricio Rojas, who spent just four days on the job.
Billionaire Chilean President Sebastian Pinera

Chile to expel 2,000 illegal migrants

Billionaire Chilean President Sebastian Pinera’s right-wing government said Monday it has set itself a target of expelling 2,000 illegal migrants from the country by the end of the year.

Pope weeps over sexual abuse by priests

Pope Francis has met a small group of victims of sexual abuse by priests during his visit to Chile, praying and weeping with them, the Vatican said in a statement.

Billionaire Sebastian Pinera to return as Chile’s president

Billionaire Sebastian Pinera will return to power as Chile's president next year, according to virtually complete results from a runoff election held Sunday.

Sebastian Pinera, Alejandro Guillier to contest runoff in Chile election

Billionaire conservative Sebastian Pinera, who held a commanding lead in Chile's first round of presidential voting, and leftist former TV journalist Alejandro Guillier will contest a runoff next month.

Augusto Pinochet casts long shadow over Chile vote

He's been dead for 11 years, but Augusto Pinochet still casts a long shadow over Sunday's presidential election in conservative Chile, where the right is set to reclaim power.

Outgoing Chilean leader Michelle Bachelet leaves uncertain legacy

In turbulent Latin America, Chile is admired for its political and economic stability, with low unemployment and inflation even lower.

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