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What Sparked Protests in Chile and Why Tension Remains After Government Retreats

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, October 20th, there were violent clashes between the police and demonstrators. The Special Police and Military Forces repelled the attacks with tear gas and water jets.

The capital remains in turmoil with over 20,000 homes with no electricity, shops closed, canceled flights and military deployment.

Despite the fact that Chilean President Sebastián Piñera decided to suspend the increase in subway fares in Santiago, social tension remains high . . .

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