When public anger at government policies erupted in civil unrest in Chile in late 2019, President Sebastian Pinera ceded to a key demand of protesters and proposed a … The Washington Post 1:16; Protests sparked by George Floyd's death extend to London, Berlin. Chile's healthcare system 'very close to the limit' President Sebastián Piñera warns of the strain on hospitals as the number of cases approaches 70,000.
It was Oct. 18, the day protests in Chile escalated to a full-scale national emergency. CIA veterans who monitored crackdowns abroad see troubling parallels in Trump’s handling of protests Greg Miller . (Esteban Felix/AP) Chile has Latin America’s best-rated credit and one of its most prosperous economies. People are angry over a … “Chile is a pretty-looking tin-roofed house in t President Sebastian Pinera's promise of a … The nation was standing up. The Washington Post 0:46; Philadelphia police use batons to push back protesters. An anti-government protester throws a rock at police in Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019. Tuesday is the 12th day of demonstrations that began with youth protests over a … Chile to hold referendum on new constitution Anti-government demonstrators shine laser pointers at police during a protest Thursday in Santiago, Chile. Duration: 00:40 5/19/2020. Clashes between residents and police break out in the poor El Bosque neighbourhood of Santiago. Chile protests: The students 'woke us up' Secondary students kicked off Chile's movement for systemic change now in its sixth week. Mass protests grip Hong Kong, Lebanon, Chile and Iraq as unrest spreads across the world Published Sat, Oct 26 2019 3:37 PM EDT Updated Sun, Oct 27 2019 7:38 PM EDT Key Points
Jackson Diehl of The Washington Post argued that two factors were in common to all the 2019 protests, in "Hong Kong and Egypt, Chile and Lebanon": online social media and "a rising generation of discontented youth who are masters of it. Chile's government is coming under severe pressure as violent street protests show no sign of abating.
Police work to keep demonstrators back during a protest on May 31, 2020 in Washington, DC. Entire Buffalo police team quits after 2 cops suspended. 2 days ago. Violent protests in Chile over lockdown. He felt a rush of excitement. Protests escalated across Washington, DC, over the weekend, in response to the death of George Floyd.