Constitutions

A teacher marches with a Chilean flag covered with the Spanish message: "Be strong professors." outside La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago, Chile, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. A plan by Chilean President Sebastián Piñera's to draft a new constitution has been criticized by the opposition and even his own political ranks. Students in Chile began protesting nearly a month ago over a subway fare hike. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
November 11, 2019 - 5:03 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A plan by President Sebastián Piñera to draft a new constitution for Chile was criticized Monday by the opposition and even his own political ranks. The proposal unveiled Sunday by Interior Minister Gonzalo Blumel is one of a series of measures aimed at quelling weeks of...
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Police guard Congress in La Paz, Bolivia, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Bolivian President Evo Morales' Nov. 10 resignation, under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly demonstrations, leaves a power vacuum and a country torn by protests against and for his government. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
November 11, 2019 - 4:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior officials at the U.S. State Department said Monday the situation in Bolivia is not a coup, despite what some Latin American governments have claimed. They allege that the constitutional order in the Andean country will not be broken once an interim president calls for...
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Police guard Congress in La Paz, Bolivia, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Bolivian President Evo Morales' Nov. 10 resignation, under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly demonstrations, leaves a power vacuum and a country torn by protests against and for his government. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
November 11, 2019 - 4:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior officials at the U.S. State Department said Monday the situation in Bolivia is not a coup, despite what some Latin American governments have claimed. They allege that the constitutional order in the Andean country will not be broken once an interim president calls for...
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Police guard Congress in La Paz, Bolivia, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Bolivian President Evo Morales' Nov. 10 resignation, under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly demonstrations, leaves a power vacuum and a country torn by protests against and for his government. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
November 11, 2019 - 3:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior officials at the U.S. State Department say the situation in Bolivia is not a coup, despite what some Latin American governments have claimed. They allege that the constitutional order in the Andean country will not be broken once an interim president calls for elections...
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Chile's President Sebastian Pinera arrives to La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago, Chile, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. The government announced Sunday it has agreed to write a new Constitution for the country, one of the most repeated demands of protesters who have taken to the streets in often violent demonstrations in recent weeks. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
November 11, 2019 - 2:05 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A plan by Chilean President Sebastián Piñera to draft a new constitution was criticized on Monday by the opposition and even his own political ranks. Interior Minister Gonzalo Blumel unveiled the government's plan on Sunday, one of a series of measures aimed at quelling weeks...
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A supporter of Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva holds up signs that reads in Portuguese "Free Lula," left, and "Women for Lula free." outside the Federal Police headquarters where the former leader is imprisoned in Curitiba, Brazil, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Da Silva's lawyers have begun legal procedures requesting his release from prison, following a Supreme Court decision late Thursday that a person can be imprisoned only after all appeals to higher courts have been exhausted. Da Silva has been detained since April 2018 after being convicted of corruption. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
November 08, 2019 - 4:20 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has left a Curitiba prison, less than a day after the Supreme Court ruled that a person can be imprisoned only after all the appeals have been exhausted. The court ruling also stands to free other inmates who are appealing...
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A supporter of Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva holds up a mask of Da Silva outside the Federal Police headquarters where the former leader is imprisoned in Curitiba, Brazil, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Da Silva's lawyers have begun legal procedures requesting his release from prison, following a Supreme Court decision late Thursday that a person can be imprisoned only after all appeals to higher courts have been exhausted. Da Silva has been detained since April 2018 after being convicted of corruption. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
November 08, 2019 - 2:53 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian judge on Friday issued an order freeing Brazil's former President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva from prison. The order came after a Supreme Court ruling that stood to free inmates who are appealing convictions, including politicians and executives jailed in a sprawling...
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President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at John F. Kennedy International Airport, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
November 04, 2019 - 2:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's tax returns can be turned over to New York prosecutors by his personal accountant, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, leaving the last word to the Supreme Court The decision by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan upholds a lower court...
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This image from video made available by House TV on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019 shows the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington and the vote count to approve the rules for its impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. (House TV via AP)
November 01, 2019 - 5:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the House impeachment resolution (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Democrats have swept a rules package for their impeachment probe of President Donald Trump through a divided House, as the chamber's first vote on the investigation highlighted...
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This image from video made available by House TV on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019 shows the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington and the vote count to approve the rules for its impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. (House TV via AP)
November 01, 2019 - 3:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the House impeachment resolution (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Democrats have swept a rules package for their impeachment probe of President Donald Trump through a divided House, as the chamber's first vote on the investigation highlighted...
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