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Mexican protesters block border crossing over coronavirus

Mexican protesters block border crossing over coronavirus

Mexican protesters have blocked the Mexico-bound lanes at the main crossing in the twin border cities of Nogales to demand their government conduct strict coronavirus testing on Americans and other travelers entering the country Protesters wearing face masks and carrying signs used a pair of vehicles to blockade the two ...

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Czech anti-government protesters mark anniversary of revolution

Czech anti-government protesters mark anniversary of revolution

Image copyright EPA Image caption Police say about 200,000 went to the protest while organisers put the figure closer to 300,000 At least 200,000 people have protested against the Czech government in the capital, Prague. Demonstrators are calling for Prime Minister Andrej Babis to resign over allegations of fraud. It ...

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Pension Strikers in France Shut Down the Louvre

Pension Strikers in France Shut Down the Louvre

A group of about one-hundred protesters in Paris forced the Louvre to temporarily close on Friday, January 17. The demonstrators, a mix of Louvre staffers and representatives of other sectors, were striking over the French government’s proposal to change the current pension system by merging forty-two different private and public ...

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Paris Louvre museum closed amid strikes over pension plans

Paris Louvre museum closed amid strikes over pension plans

PARIS – Paris’ Louvre museum was closed Friday as dozens of protesters blocked the entrance to denounce the French government’s plans to overhaul the pension system. Also closed, therefore, was the Louvre’s Leonardo Da Vinci exhibit marking the 500th anniversary of the Italian master’s death, the museum said. Several dozen ...

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French strikes keep Louvre museum closed

French strikes keep Louvre museum closed

PARIS (AP) — Paris’ Louvre museum was closed today as dozens of protesters blocked the entrance to denounce the French government’s plans to overhaul the pension system. The Leonardo Da Vinci exhibit marking the 500th anniversary of the Italian master’s death, which is displayed at the Louvre, was also closed ...

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Louis Vuitton to shut store amid Hong Kong protests: Report

Louis Vuitton to shut store amid Hong Kong protests: Report

HONG KONG (AFP) – Luxury brand Louis Vuitton is closing a major store in a high-end Hong Kong shopping centre often targeted by democracy protesters, local media reported. The international retailer plans to shut its shop in the financial hub’s Times Square mall after its landlord, Wharf Real Estate Investment ...

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Hong Kong protesters pepper sprayed by cops in shopping mall

Hong Kong protesters pepper sprayed by cops in shopping mall

Hundr of pro-democracy protesters swarmed a Hong Kong shopping mall near the border of mainland China Saturday, and were met by pepper spray-wielding police, who arrested about a dozen people in the latest flare-up. The Sheung Shui mall, which is just over the border from the Chinese city of Shenzhen, ...

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Protests in Paris as public transport strike hits day 24

Protests in Paris as public transport strike hits day 24

Violence broke out on the streets of Paris today when French ‘yellow vest’ protesters gathered on the 24th day of the nationwide multi-sector strike. Protesters marching against the French government’s planned pension reform clashed with the police in Paris on Saturday as police fired tear gas to disperse some groups ...

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