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Chile President, Pinera, declares, emergency, capital, rocked, riots

Chile President Pinera declares emergency as capital rocked by riots

10 October, 2019 2:33 pm 2:33 pm

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera declared a state of emergency in the capital Santiago early on Saturday, as the city of 6 million descended into chaos amid riots that left a downtown building engulfed in flames and its metro system shuttered. Black-hooded protesters enraged by recent fare hikes on public transportation lit fires … Read More