All posts tagged "protests"
Oregon is Epicenter as Trump Protests Surge Across the Nation
PORTLAND, Ore. — Another night of nationwide protests against Donald Trump’s election came to a head in Portland, where thousands marched and some smashed store windows, lit firecrackers and sparked a dumpster blaze. Police termed the protest...
- Posted November 11, 2016
‘Not My President:’ Trump Denounced in Protests Across US
LOS ANGELES — A day after Donald Trump’s election to the presidency, campaign divisions appeared to widen as many thousands of demonstrators – some with signs declaring “NOT MY PRESIDENT” – flooded streets across the country to...
- Posted November 10, 2016
Toa Baja suspends services amid economic crisis
SAN JUAN — The municipality of Toa Baja has closed city hall and put nearly all of its employees on involuntary vacation because officials say they don’t have money to pay salaries. Mayor Jorge Ortiz says the struggling...
- Posted November 7, 2016
Cab drivers protest Uber, rideshare apps in Mexico City
MEXICO CITY — Hundreds of cab drivers have blocked a central Mexico City boulevard with their taxis to protest Uber and other mobile ride-hailing services. Tensions boiled over at times Wednesday as cab drivers pushed and rocked...
- Posted October 12, 2016
Greece’s unions rail against powerful new privatization fund
ATHENS, Greece – Greek labor unions are organizing strikes and protests against a plan to place major state assets under the control of a new privatization fund that will be headed by bailout creditors. The fund called...
- Posted September 26, 2016
French unions stage last-ditch resistance against labor law
PARIS (AP) — With strikes and protests, French unions are staging a last-ditch bid to dismantle a labor law that weakens their powers and worker protections. However the labor action appeared low-key Thursday morning, with only minimal...
- Posted September 15, 2016
Greek Premier Pledges Growth amid Protests, Austerity Plans
THESSALONIKI, Greece – Greece’s prime minister promised Saturday to deliver economic growth to a country hammered by years of economic hardship, as thousands gathered in protest at more planned austerity measures. About 15,000 protesters – beating drums, waving...
- Posted September 10, 2016
Carmen Yulín Cruz justifies helping fiscal oversight board protesters
Mayor doesn't mention whether public funds were used or for what purpose
- Posted September 8, 2016
NPP Legislator Files Complaint against Cruz for Backing Protests
Navarro Suárez also denied claims that municipal legislature condoned the use of public funds to finance protests
- Posted September 7, 2016
Brazilian Police Clash with Protesters Rejecting New Leader
SAO PAULO – Police in Brazil’s biggest city clashed with protesters who marched to reject the new president Sunday, five days after Dilma Rousseff was ousted as leader of South America’s biggest nation. Sao Paulo authorities said...
- Posted September 4, 2016