Chile's president has announced economic reforms to ease tensions in the country. But his plans haven't calmed protesters.
Chile's president has acknowledged that "abuses and crimes were committed" by police during weeks of unrest that have left more than 20 dead. Pinera has resisted calls for his resignation, instead promising reform.
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.
A general strike went ahead in Chile, despite President Sebastian Pinera announcing a social reforms package aimed at quelling the protests. Students, copper workers, teachers and healthcare workers joined the march.
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.
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