Chile capital hit by violent protests over metro fare hikes

Chile capital hit by violent protests over metro fare hikes

Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera declared a state of emergency in the capital Santiago early Saturday, as the city descended into chaos amid riots. Protesters enraged by recent fare hikes on public transportation lit fires at several metro stations and looted shops during Friday’s afternoon commute.

Clara
Clara
America
America 4 months

Little extreme for just a public fair hike. Must have been a hefty raise to invoke this kind of immediate outrage.

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