A TV reporter was among the three people wounded in Santiago during incidents involving law enforcement officers (Carabineros), armed street merchants, and hooded looters during a Labor Day demonstration by unionist groups.
A group of veterans of the 1982 Falklands/Malvinas War was repelled with tear gas Wednesday by the Buenos Aires police during a demonstration in front of the PAMI social security agency where they demanded the fulfillment of the medical care program to which they are entitled.
Ecuador's National Assembly Thursday passed a bill to grant amnesty to 268 people who were being prosecuted for exercising their own right and collective rights recognized in the Constitution and international instruments during the social uprisings in the last quarter of 2019, it was announced.
A Chilean court Wednesday upheld a decision to keep an Army captain and two other military officers under preventive detention measures for the death of Ecuadorian student Romario Veloz during the 2019 social uprisings.
Chile's President-elect Gabriel Boric has asked his country's Parliament to approve a general pardon for all those still detained or facing criminal charges for their involvement in the Social Outbreak of 2019.
Bolivia's Parliament finally voted in favour of repealing Law 1386 Tuesday afternoon, which resulted in a general strike called for in Santa Cruz and Potosí being lifted, although some demonstrators wanted to go after additional demands.
Bolivian protesters have warned their ongoing indefinite strike declared by the Pro Santa Cruz Committee will not be lifted until the Plurinational Legislative Assembly (Congress) repeals Law 1386 on the Strategy to Fight the Legitimization of Illicit Profits.
Chilean Home Secretary Rodrigo Delgado confirmed on Wednesday the death of two members of the Mapuche community following a shoot out with Marines and Carabineros in the Biobío Region which is under an exceptional emergency state precisely because of continued acts of violence.
A leading member of the Cuban opposition was set free, with restrictions, on Tuesday following his detention by the Castro dynasty regime in the city of Santa Clara where he lives.
Groups of native Ecuadorians Wednesday staged their second straight day of protests against the government of conservative President Guillermo Lasso barely six months into his term in office.