22 October 2020,   08:27
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Chile’s protests continue as reforms fall short

Chileans took to the streets again, pouring by the thousands into plazas and shutting down main boulevards in a sign that government promises of reform continued to fall short.
Police in armored trucks watched over the gathering masses. The night before, vandals wreaked havoc nearby, looting, setting fires and sowing chaos amid a melee of sirens, protesters banging pots and heavy black smoke.
President Sebastian Pinera‘s newly appointed spokeswoman Karla Rubilar condemned the previous night’s mayhem, saying it did not reflect the wishes of the majority.

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