tear gas

Bolivarian National Guards stand in the street in Urena, Venezuela, as part of Venezuela's closure of the border bridge to Colombia, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019.
Rodrigo Abd/AP Photo
February 24, 2019 - 12:08 pm
CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuelan migrants on Sunday helped clean debris from a bridge where troops loyal to President Nicolas Maduro a day earlier fired tear gas on activists trying to deliver humanitarian aid in violent clashes that left two people dead and some 300 injured. Colombian President...
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A migrant jumps the border fence to get into the U.S. side to San Diego, Calif., from Tijuana, Mexico, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019.
AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza
January 01, 2019 - 6:18 pm
UPDATED: Jan. 2, 3:30 p .m. TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — U.S. authorities fired tear gas into Mexico during the early hours of the new year to repel about 150 migrants who tried to breach the border fence in Tijuana. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement that about 45 migrants got...
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A Honduran migrant converses with U.S border agents on the other side of razor wire after they fired tear gas at migrants pressuring to cross into the U.S. from Tijuana, Mexico, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018.
AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa
November 27, 2018 - 7:55 am
By Christopher Sherman, Associated Press TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Many among the more than 5,000 Central American migrants in Tijuana were urgently exploring their options amid a growing feeling that they had little hope of making successful asylum bids in the United States or of crossing the border...
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Migrants walk up a riverbank at the Mexico-U.S. border after getting past a line of Mexican police at the Chaparral border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, as they try to reach the U.S.
AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa
November 26, 2018 - 8:04 am
By Christopher Sherman, Associated Press TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Mexico pledged to shore up security near its border with the United States and local authorities said that 39 migrants were arrested after a peaceful march devolved into chaos when U.S. agents fired tear gas into Mexico to stop some...
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Tour de France Pepper Spray
Marco Bertorello/AFP/Getty Image
July 24, 2018 - 9:57 am
By Matias Grez, CNN (CNN) -- The Tour de France -- cycling's most prestigious race -- was temporarily halted Tuesday after tear gas, used to disperse protesters by police, inadvertently got into the eyes of some riders. Protesting farmers had blocked the road with hay bales, leading police to spray...
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Palestinian medics and protesters evacuate a wounded youth
AP Photo/Adel Hana
June 08, 2018 - 2:09 pm
By Fares Akram, Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops fired live rounds and tear gas as thousands of Palestinians protested near the Gaza border fence Friday, and at least three demonstrators were killed, including a teenage boy, with over 600 wounded, Gaza health officials...
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