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Protests in MENA & LATAM: Welcome to Hell on Earth (A. Hu video)

by Abdul Hussain (H/T @eddietours, Aunt BB (Barbara Hammer), and Scott Creighton (American/Nomadic Everyman/willyloman/churchdog42)

Protests: so who said that life is full of roses, romance, and sunshine? No sane person – that’s who.

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Ecuador Protests Happen Because Austerity Measures, and the Aftermath: A. Hu
https://abzhuofficial.wordpress.com/2019/10/15/ecuador-protests-happen-because-austerity-measures-and-the-aftermath/

Lenin Moreno & Mike Pompeo: Ethan Serone (Twitter)
https://twitter.com/nine11inreverse/status/1183456927629631490

Rising Costs Lead to Protests: Lebanon & Chile: A. Hu
https://abzhuofficial.wordpress.com/2019/10/18/rising-costs-lead-to-protests-lebanon-chile/

US Official meets in Lebanon over anti-Hezbollah sanctions: Voice of America & The Times of Israel
https://www.voanews.com/middle-east/us-official-meets-lebanon-over-anti-hezbollah-sanctions
https://www.timesofisrael.com/us-official-meets-with-lebanese-pm-over-anti-hezbollah-sanctions/

Mohammed Khalid Alyahya & Hezbollah: Twitter
https://twitter.com/7yhy/status/1185676032944287744

Elle – Women of the Protests: Twitter
https://twitter.com/Shes_Elle/status/1185620597537230848

Head of Lebanese pro-US party orders its ministers to resign from cabinet: Press TV
https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2019/10/19/609091/Lebanon-party-resignation-government-protests

Hezbollah head honcho Nasrallah opposed to resignation; says he won’t let anyone burn Lebanon: Press TV
https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2019/10/19/609050/Nasrallah-speech-recent-protests

Lebanon’s premier moves to address nation amid public anger with corruption: Press TV
https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2019/10/18/608987/hariri-lebanon

Lebanon protests continue for 4th day: Press TV
https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2019/10/20/609161/Lebanon-protest-corruption-tax

Lebanese Christian Party Ministers Resign From Government Amid Protests: Sputnik News
https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201910201077098227-lebanese-christian-party-ministers-resign-from-government-amid-protests/

Lebanese government won’t introduce new taxes to improve financial health of Lebanon, says its Finance Minister – also, it introduces new budget plan without additional taxes: Sputnik News
https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201910191077096749-lebanon-agrees-final-budget-without-additional-taxes-amid-protests—report/
https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201910201077097520-lebanese-government-will-not-introduce-new-taxes-to-replenish-budget—finance-minister/

Saad Hariri says that budget plans include cutting political staffer salaries in half: Sputnik News
https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201910211077107718-lebanon-cabinet-has-agreed-on-all-other-reforms-on-list–presidency/

Lebanese Authorities Release All Protesters Detained During Riots in Central Beirut: Sputnik News
https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201910201077097289-lebanese-authorities-release-all-protesters-detained-during-riots-in-central-beirut/

Lebanese Government Approves 17-Point Economic Plan in Bid to Defuse Protests: Sputnik News
https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201910221077112083-lebanese-government-approves-17-point-economic-plan-in-bid-to-defuse-protests/

Lebanese protestors block roads amid general strike: Sputnik News
https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201910211077106686-lebanese-protesters-block-roads-in-beirut-amid-general-strike/

UAE sets up embassy to sent Emiratis home due to Lebanon protests: Sputnik News
https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201910211077102952-uae-set-up-headquarters-to-send-emiratis-home-from-lebanon-amid-ongoing-protests-embassy/

Wesley Clark: 7 Countries in 5 Years: Youtube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNt7s_Wed_4
Chile protest deaths: BBC News (3 dead) & Sputnik News (risen to 10) & The Guardian (11)
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-50113090
https://sputniknews.com/latam/201910211077102969-death-toll-from-riots-in-chile-rises-to-10—local-authorities/
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/oct/21/chile-braces-after-worst-unrest-in-three-decades-claims-11-lives

State of Emergency in Chile: Guardian & Sputnik News
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/oct/19/chile-protests-state-of-emergency-declared-in-santiago-as-violence-escalates
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/oct/20/chiles-president-reverses-fare-increase-as-unrest-continues
https://sputniknews.com/latam/201910191077091493-chile-declares-state-of-emergency-subway-service-suspended-as-violent-protests-spread/

After Fare Hike Stirs Unrest, Chilean President Suspends It: NY Times
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/19/world/americas/chile-protests-emergency.html

Soldiers patrol Chile after violent protests: news.com.au
https://www.news.com.au/world/south-america/soldiers-patrol-chilean-capital-after-violent-protests/news-story/4bf2fc1263c1146d1a81d2e5dc896bd7

Sebastian Pinera Must Go, Said Chilean Protestors: Sputnik News
https://sputniknews.com/latam/201910211077111366-videos-mass-chilean-protests-voice-government-injustices-demand-piera-resign/

Curfews in Chile: Sputnik News
https://sputniknews.com/latam/201910201077097640-chilean-authorities-impose-curfews-in-several-provinces-amid-mass-protests—reports/
https://sputniknews.com/latam/201910201077102664-chilean-authorities-impose-second-curfew-in-24-hours-in-santiago-amid-mass-riots/

Protests from Around the World – Some Seen, Some: Not So Much – Scott Creighton (Youtube)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUh_CJHBMro

Massive hat-tip to the following folks for this video:

Scott Creighton
http://nomadiceveryman.blogspot.com
http://twitter.com/willyloman1
https://www.youtube.com/user/churchdog42/

Aunt BB
http://twitter.com/jmullerhome
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdFXG6YBlonz8IUHH1ABBwg/

EddieTours:
http://twitter.com/eddietours

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