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'This is mutilation': Chile's blinded protesters seek justice after Covid lockdown – video (source — www.theguardian.com) 19/10/2020 11:34:13

More than 400 people in Chile have suffered eye injuries after being shot by police while protesting against inequality. They allege that police deliberately aimed teargas canisters and rubber bullets...

Chileans rally to rescue elephant seal that got stranded in town (source — www.theguardian.com) 07/10/2020 15:14:22

Huge creature took wrong turn after coming ashore and ended up in suburbs of Puerto CisnesChile’s overnight curfew, declared at the end of March to help curb the spread of Covid-19 through the narrow ...

AP Top Stories September 29 A (source — rssfeeds.usatoday.com) 29/09/2020 18:56:35

Here are the top stories for Tuesday, Sept. 29th: First presidential debate tonight as race tightens; Protests in Jerusalem amid lockdown; Cruise ship with suspected coronavirus cases arrives in Greec...

Biden to campaign in North Carolina as Trump draws more ire over Covid response – live (source — www.theguardian.com) 23/09/2020 15:26:27

US reaches 200,000 coronavirus deaths amid fears for coming winterRepublican senators release interim report into Hunter BidenTrump attacks China over Covid ‘plague’ at UNRomney backs vote on supreme ...

China slams 'irresponsible' US behaviour as death toll hits 200,000 (source — www.9news.com.au) 22/09/2020 21:03:58

Only five countries — Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Spain and Brazil — rank higher in COVID-19 deaths per capita.

Coronavirus live news: new restrictions in north-east England; hospitalisations of 15 to 49-year-olds rising, says WHO (source — www.theguardian.com) 17/09/2020 00:21:23

Average age of people infected with Covid-19 is coming down, says WHO expert; third-highest new caseload in France; local lockdowns in Madrid‘It’s getting worse by the day’: India’s Covid battle rages...

Use Empty Office Blocks To Solve Winter Homeless Shelter Crisis, Say Campaigners (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 03/09/2020 13:29:42

Campaigners want empty commercial buildings to become makeshift shelters this winter as social distancing severely impacts the number of beds available for the expected “tsunami” of homele...

Chile police using Covid-19 quarantine as pretext to crush protest, activists say (source — www.theguardian.com) 26/08/2020 12:00:19

Demonstrations over hunger by people thrown out of work by the pandemic have been met with violent repressionVioleta Delgado was at a protest over food shortages under Chile’s coronavirus lockdowns wh...

Dogs in training to detect COVID-19 in Chile (source — www.dailytelegraph.com.au) 01/08/2020 15:54:53

Dogs in Chile are being trained by the police force to help in the fight against COVID-19.

Chilean police train smart dogs to sniff out coronavirus in early stages (source — www.telegraph.co.uk) 01/08/2020 09:31:09

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