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Chile Riots

1 dead as violence erupts after Chile football fan run over by police

Demonstrators clash with police at the Pudahuel neighbourhood in Santiago on Jan 29. (AP pic)SANTIAGO: Riots broke out in parts of Santiago overnight and lingered into Thursday after a police truck ran over and killed a soccer fan earlier this week, marking the most violent protests since unrest broke out late last year, authorities said. Protesters…
bubmag
January 31, 2020
Chile Riots

Chile protests drive doubling in commercial insurance costs

LONDON (Reuters) - Insurance premiums to protect shops and offices in Chile from damage caused by protests have at least doubled, industry sources say, as insurers scramble to cover losses following last year’s riots. FILE PHOTO: A demonstrator kicks back a tear gas canister as he clashes with riot police…
bubmag
January 27, 2020
Chile Riots

Amid Virtual News Blackout, Lebanese Protests Default to Social Media

BEIRUT - From Hong Kong to Iraq to Chile, massive street protests have erupted in recent months over frustration with political injustice, widespread unemployment and corruption. But in Lebanon, where most media outlets have strong political leanings, the largest anti-government protests in decades have been unfolding amid a virtual blackout…
bubmag
January 23, 2020