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21 Nov 2020 | 03:28 AM UTC

Chile: Clashes reported as protesters gather in Santiago November 20

Chile News Alert

Clashes reported as protesters gather on Santiago’s La Alameda on November 20; avoid protests as a precaution

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/21/2020, 12:00 AM until 11/23/2020, 11:59 PM (America/Santiago). COUNTRY/REGION SAntiago

Event

Clashes have been reported and three metro stations were closed after protesters gathered on Friday, November 20, at 16:00 (local time) in Santiago's La Alameda. Protesters initially gathered in two groups on Friday in the vicinity of Plaza Baquedano (Plaza Italia) and in the University of Chile but both later converged at Plaza Baquedano (Plaza Italia) and obstructed traffic in the area. Authorities have diverted traffic and temporarily closed La Moneda, Universidad de Chile, and Santa Lucía metro stations.

Demonstrators demanded the resignation of President Sebastián Piñera and the release of individuals arrested amid previous protests.

A heightened police presence and localized disruptions are likely around protests.

Advice

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

 

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