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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: November 14, 2019

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 14 2019 11:39 PM

It's Bolivia's turn

A supporter of former President Evo Morales holds a Bolivian flag during clashes with police in La Paz, Bolivia, Wednesday. Bolivia's new interim president Jeanine Anez faces the challenge of stabilizing the nation and organizing national elections within three months at a time of political disputes that pushed Morales to fly off to self-exile in Mexico after 14 years in power. Natacha Pisarenko, AP

Not so 'Welcome to Venice'

A tourist pushes her floating luggage in a flooded St. Mark's Square, in Venice, Wednesday. 85% of the city was flooded, the high-water mark hitting 187 centimeters (74 inches) late Tuesday, inching close to the highest level ever recorded was 194 centimeters (76 inches) during infamous flooding in 1966. Luca Bruno, AP

Doctors not exempted

The staff of the Quezon City General Hospital conducts a simulated earthquake drill and disaster response preparedness action coinciding with the 4th Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill on Thursday. The scenario revolves around a 7.1-magnitude earthquake hitting the Aglubang River Fault that is to be followed by a tsunami. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Danny. Duck. Cover. Hold

MMDA Chairman Danilo "Danny" Lim (left) and Assistant Secretary Jose Campo participate in the Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill at a hotel in Makati on Thursday. The two were attending the Crisis Management Conference 2019 held at the Fairmont Hotel where delegates from different countries, including Indonesia, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea and Malaysia were discussing the best practices of their respective cities in disaster management and resiliency. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

One circle for diabetes

Thousands gather at the Quezon City Memorial Circle for a synchronized opening of umbrellas to form a blue circle in celebration of World Diabetes Day on Thursday. The event is attempting to enter the Guinness Book of World Records for the feat. Manny Palmero, ABS-CBN News

SEA Games dry run

A PNP-HPG officer on Thursday directs traffic, as a joint group composed of MMDA and PNP personnel assists a bus convoy during a test of the traffic plan for ferrying Southeast Asian Games delegates to and from hotels and the venue of the opening ceremonies at Philippine Arena in Bulacan scheduled on Nov. 30. According to national police spokesperson Police Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac, some 27,000 police officers will guard the SEA Games events, hotels and routes in Metro Manila and neighboring provinces Batangas, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, La Union, Pampanga and Zambales. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

'Holy' water washing

San Agustin Church Parish Priest Rev. Fr. Arnold Sta. Maria, OSA hoses down the walls of the church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, using a Kãrcher high-pressure cleaner during a ceremonial cleaning on Tuesday. The German company partnered with the San Agustin Church in support of the upcoming celebration of 500 years of Christianity in the country. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News