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Guatemala Cracks Down on Protests over Blackouts

GUATEMALA CITY – Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom decreed Tuesday a state of exception in the western province of San Marcos, since last week the scene of protests against the constant electricity blackouts.

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Riot over Blackout Leaves 3 Dead in Colombia

BOGOTA – Three people died during disturbances spurred by an 18-hour-long electricity blackout in the northwestern Colombian town of San Andres de Sotavento, authorities in Cordoba province said on Monday.

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