From Subway Fare Protest to State of Emergency

What started as a protest of high school students in Santiago against transit fare hikes (see yesterday blog) escalated into an urban rebellion. President Piñera went on TV just after midnight, declared a state of emergency for the whole metropolitan region of Chile—with the military in charge of and patrolling the streets—and walked off theContinue reading “From Subway Fare Protest to State of Emergency”