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Chile shuts down capital city metro as violent protests spread

Reuters Saturday, 19 October 2019
Chilean officials shut down the metro system in Santiago on Friday after demonstrators protesting recent fare hikes took to the streets and attacked subway stops, leaving widespread damage across the capital city of nearly 6 million people.
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Protests and violence in Chile spilled over into another day despite the president cancelling a rise in metro fares that has prompted violent demonstrations. Officials in the Santiago region said three people died in fires at two looted supermarkets early on Sunday - among 60 Walmart-owned outlets...

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