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Military and police crackdown on gas plant blockade in Bolivia, 2 dead

by Countercurrents Collective With armored vehicles and helicopters, Bolivian military forces and police used tear gas to crack down on protesters blocking access to a major gas plant, operated by state-run YPFB, in El Alto city on Tuesday. Helicopters flew above…

Barcelona: from pyrotechnic spectacle to violence

The city has been burned. A new “Rosa de Foc “* floods us. Shredding, debris, sirens, sporadic gunfire, scandalous helicopters and avalanche runs. Security forces are ambivalent. While the majority of the Catalan population takes part in mass events of…