Thursday, 15 March 2012 22:03
Protest shows the legacy of 2011 and the determination of the social movements for 2012.
School’s back and so are the protests. Hundreds of students protested on Thursday morning in Santiago to continue their struggle for free quality education in Chile.Blocking streets with fires and recently displaced street signs is common form in Chile's protests. Protests littered Santiago all day Thursday in what was supposed to be the first day of authorized marches in 2012. (Photo by Jason Suder/The Santiago Times)
The march, which was unauthorized by the regional government, drew about 500 people--mainly high school students who wore their uniforms a sign of their truancy and their cause.Login to read more.
About the writer
Olivia recently graduated with a degree in English Literature from Cambridge University and has ventured to South America to improve her Spanish and dip her toes in the murky waters of overseas journalism.