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Looting and demonstrations took place in cities across the South American nation, and an agreement on a political roadmap that will see Chile draft a new constitution has halted neither the anger, nor the bloodshed.

Chilean President Sebasti n Pi era said Wednesday that he is canceling two major international summits so he can respond to protracted nationwide protests over economic inequality that have left more than a dozen people dead, hundreds injured and businesses and infrastructure damaged.

More than one million people took to the streets in Chile Friday for the largest protests in a week of deadly demonstrations demanding economic reforms and the resignation of President Sebastian Pinera.

Brasilia: Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro plans to create a “super ministry” of economy when he takes office in January, his economic adviser has said. The 63-year-old far-right leader, who previously suggested that Brazil could pull out of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change, plans to merge ministries agriculture and environment, an aide said. The move, …

Sao Paulo: Sao Paulo defender Rodrigo Caio will replace the 24-year-old former Selecao captain Thiago Silva who was ruled out of Tuesday’s match with a right leg injury. The Brazilian Football Confederation said that Rodrigo has has been drafted into Brazil’s squad for their final 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Chile. ALSO READ: FIFA Under-17 World …

Glendale: The national anthem of Chile was mistakenly played instead of Uruguay national anthem at the Copa America opening-round match between Uruguay and Mexico on Sunday Night.  In a statement, Copa America said, ” The mistake was a human error. We sincerely apologize to the Uruguayan Federation, the Uruguay National Team, to the people of Uruguay …