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Stories with subject: Blockades
  • Tens of thousands of students protest in Nepalese capital 
    Updated: Nov-27-15 8:14 am

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - Tens of thousands of students held hands, waved banners and chanted slogans in Nepal's capital Friday to protest against a border blockade that has caused severe shortages of fuel and an increase in food prices in the Himalayan country.

  • In Mexico, fear as victims vanish at hands of police story has photos
    Updated: Nov-24-15 12:05 am

    TELOLOAPAN, Mexico - Carlos Sanchez lay in the backseat of a Honda sedan with his head in his wife's lap, an oxygen tube in his nose, IV in his arm and three bullets in his body. The 36-year-old taco vendor cried out in pain at every bump on the pitch-dark highway to the city of Iguala.

  • Nepal facing medicine shortages due to fuel crisis, blockade 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 7:51 am

    KATHMANDU, Nepal - Shortages of life-saving medicine because of political protests in Nepal that have blocked key roads could lead to a crisis, as hospitals have started to cut services, doctors said Thursday.

  • No jail time for protesters that blocked off I-93 in Medford 
    Updated: Oct-31-15 4:51 pm

    SOMERVILLE, Massachusetts - Fourteen members of a Black Lives Matter protest that blocked off part of Interstate 93 in Massachusetts in January will not face jail time.