Foreign Affairs
Protests continue in Chile

Protests have continued on the main streets of Santiago in Chile following tensions in the country because of an increase in the price of metro fares.

Chilean President Pinera has refused to resign and believes he will remain in his post until his term ends in two years’ time.

This desp[ite heavy anti-Government protests throughout the country. At least 18 persons have lost their lives and thousands have been injured after two weeks of protests and riots against the Police. The demonstrators are protesting because of low pensions, high water and electricity bills and medicines, and weak education services and public health.

 

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