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Chile In Protest: Decades of Unanswered Pleas

by Emma Chiu

Associated Press

Beginning on October 18th, 2019, the streets of Chile’s capital, Santiago, have become inundated with rallying cries of protest. These voices belong to 400,000 protesters, taking part in demonstrations across the country. Initially sparked by anger towards a government-imposed 4% increase in subway fares, the movement quickly snowballed into a series of violent clashes

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