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Latin America’s 2nd largest airline, Avianca, driven to bankruptcy by coronavirus

Airplane taking off. Avianca logo on airplane

REUTERS, May 10, 2020 SAO PAULO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Avianca Holdings, Latin America’s No. 2 airline, filed for bankruptcy on Sunday, as a bond payment deadline loomed and with pleas for aid from Colombia’s government to weather the coronavirus crisis so far unsuccessful. If it fails to come out of bankruptcy, Avianca would be one of the first major carriers …

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ANARCHY IN CHILE: “Ports are paralysed from Arica to Punta Arenas”. 24 dead.

PortandTerminal.com, November 15, 2019 SANTIAGO, CHILE – Chile has been gripped by protests against high living costs and inequality for weeks now. The protests have grown increasingly violent. At least 24 people have been killed, 2,000 have been injured and more than 5,000 have been arrested in the worst unrest to hit the country in decades. Chilean protestor hit by water cannon. …

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