Chile has been rocked by three days of protests, violence and looting. A planned hike in public transportation fares sparked the unrest but now the protests are about much more, like inequality and the cost of living.
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera announced that he will introduce measures "to strengthen public order" following weeks of anti-government protests in the country. Rioters and looters will be targeted by the new rules.
Tens of thousands have taken to the streets in Santiago in a fresh day of anti-government protests. The local university was set ablaze and a church was looted, with religious iconography burned in the street.
Protests in Chile continue even after President Sebastian Pinera appointed a new cabinet and announced social reforms. But he won't budge on the protesters' main demand.
Unrest has been ongoing for almost a month and now it is starting to hit the nation's currency. Tear gas and water cannons have been used by police as a way of dealing with protesters.
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