Tuesday, 18 October 2011 20:09
Massive crowds, creative protests, pitched battles, vandalism and police brutality all anticipated.
A two-day national protest began in Chile Tuesday morning, called for by organizations representing university students (Confech), teachers, high-school students (Cones), labor unions (CUT) as well as environmental and civil rights groups.Crowds burn an effigy of at the two day national strike, held on the Aug. 24 & 25, which attracted massive crowds. Photo by Joe Hinchliffe/Santiago Times.Login to read more.
About the writer
Joe is from Brisbane, arguably the greatest city in Australia outside of Melbourne and Sydney and not including the capital, which no one outside the country has heard of anyway. He studied journalism and geography at the University of Queensland. In 2009 he left to do his last year of study on exchange at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He has lived in Santiago since mid-2010.