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Tear gas, water tanks and violence in Chile demonstration
30 Dec 2019
Chileans demonstrate against President Sebastian Piñera's government in what they called "The last march of the year". The demonstration was not authorized and protesters were dispersed with water tanks and tear gas.
Chile protests: 'Serious' human rights violations by police, says HRW
27 Nov 2019
Human Rights Watch has accused Chilean police of perpetrating "serious human rights violations" during civilian protests. President Sebastian Pinera wants troops to protect infrastructure and "free up" police.
Chile to clamp down on violence during protests
17 Nov 2019
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera announced that he will introduce measures "to strengthen public order" following weeks of anti-government protests in the country. Rioters and looters will be targeted by the new rules.
Drone images show thousands of protesters in Santiago
14 Nov 2019
Thousands gather at Plaza Italia in Santiago as mass street demonstrations continue, demanding the resignation of President Sebastian Pinera and greater social reform.
Fresh clashes erupt between Chile protesters and police
10 Nov 2019
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera says he will not resign in the face of deadly protests over inequality and social conditions that have entered the third week.
Chile general strike goes ahead despite Pinera reforms
3 Nov 2019
A general strike went ahead in Chile, despite President Sebastian Pinera announcing a social reforms package aimed at quelling the protests. Students, copper workers, teachers and healthcare workers joined the march.
Chile protests: President calls for Cabinet reshuffle
2 Nov 2019
In an attempt to ease weeklong protests, Chilean President Sebastian Pinera has said there will be a Cabinet reshuffle. Chileans are protesting the economic situation in their country.
Chile declares state of emergency amid riots over income inequality
26 Oct 2019
Chile's President Sebastian Pinera said the country is at war after three days of rioting and protests.