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Chile Endures 4th Day of Protests in Worst Unrest in Decades

October 22, 2019

Thousands of protesters gathered in Chilean city squares Monday after a weekend of riots, looting and clashes with soldiers and police that left 11 dead. Chile is enduring the worst unrest since the country returned to democracy in the late 1980s to become Latin America's most prosperous nation. The peso and local shares slumped as violence seemed poised to persist.