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26 Mar 2019 | 11:28 AM UTC

Chile: Nationwide demonstrations expected on March 31

Chile News Alert

Demonstrations organized by the No Más AFP movement expected nationwide March 31; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected near demonstration sites

TIMEFRAME expected from 3/25/2019, 12:00 AM until 3/31/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Santiago). COUNTRY/REGION Chile

Event

Nationwide demonstrations organized by the No Más AFP movement are slated to take place on Sunday, March 31, to denounce private pension funds. Demonstrations are expected on Sunday morning (local time) in the following cities:

Additional demonstrations are possible in other urban areas on Sunday. A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected near demonstration sites.

Context

The No Más AFP movement was organized to protest Chile's privatized pension system, known as Administradoras de Fondos de Pensiones (AFP). The movement has called for the nationalization of the pension system. 

Advice

Individuals in Chile are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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