Wednesday, 19 October 2011 19:05
Violent demonstrations are condemned, but student movement continues to gain support.
Student protesters marched in the streets of Santiago Tuesday and Wednesday, continuing over five months of protest against Chile’s class-based education system. The most publicized event in this week’s demonstrations was the burning of a local bus, which drew heavy criticism from the government.Government spokesperson Andrés Chadwick called the national protest a “complete and total failure.” Photo by Ministerio Secretaria General de Gobierno/Flickr.Login to read more.
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Shortly after graduating from Beloit College in 2011, David booked a flight to Chile and found a passion for journalism at The Santiago Times.
Outside the Times, David has been published by organizations such as the World Policy Institute and the Midwest Journal for Undergraduate Research. He likes to keep up to date on current events around the world, and has a particular interest in the Americas.