Chile, first day of strike – 40 injuries, 348 detained, looting

Posted on August 25, 2011 • Filed under: Chile, Conflicts, Police/Military Activity, Politics, Social Issues, TRAVEL

The first day of strike called by the Confederation of Workers (CUT) left on Wednesday night arrested a balance of 348, at least 40 wounded civilians and policemen and looting of supermarkets and other shops. The Chilean government said today that the conveners of the day national strike to demand 48 hours of labor and social improvements “did not meet its goal of paralyzing the country,” while night-time James lived a violent. Read Article

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