Police use tear gas and water cannons to disperse violent protests in Chile

Published on October 26, 2019 - Duration: 01:28s

Police use tear gas and water cannons to disperse violent protests in Chile

Chilean authorities have used tear gas and water cannons to disperse violent protests in the capital Santiago.

The demonstrators were calling for economic reforms in the country.

The government has declared a state of emergency after at least 19 people have been killed in a wave of protests this week.

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Santiago

Capital of Chile
The water frogs had been rescued from a stream that was drying up and were airlifted to Santiago zoo.
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Tens of thousands of Chileans gathered in the central square of Santiago to mark the one-year anniversary of mass protests that left more than 30 dead and..
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Chile

Country in South America
Chile has voted overwhelmingly in favor of rewriting the the countryโ€™s constitution to replace guiding principles imposed four decades ago under the military..
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An overwhelming majority vote to tear up the dictatorship-era constitution and create a new one.
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After a year of often violent protests, Chileans get to decide whether they want a new constitution.
Credit: BBC News - Published 4 days ago

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