Chile: Student protests on Thursday result in nine arrests

Posted on November 18, 2011 • Filed under: Chile, Conflicts, Police/Military Activity, Social Issues

The protests of students and teachers held on Thursday in the city of Valparaiso (central Chile) led to the arrest of nine people – two of them minors – while a policeman was injured as a result of the riots that occurred in some areas. Despite these incidents, the governor of Valparaiso, Arturo Longton, called the day “positive” because “there were no major damage” nor made to regret. “Police acted correctly,” he said. Read Article

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