Thousands of medical workers, public sector workers, and their allies marched on the National Congress in Valparaiso, demanding the readjustment of the budget for public officials and medical workers. The demonstration came within hours of Congress voting on the yearly budget for 2021.
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Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Santiago in support of the political prisoners of the 2019 uprising in Chile, as well as anarchist and Mapuche insurgents. Demonstrators chased off police in Plaza Dignidad, who then returned and used water cannons and tear gas on the peaceful crowd.
Dozens of protesters marched in the southern Santiago borough of Puente Alto to demand the release of all political prisoners of the 18th of October Uprising, many of whom have been kept in jail for over a year without the ability to see their loved ones due to quarantine. Carabineros deployed water cannons on the peaceful demonstration, shooting chemically tainted water directly at protesters who would go on to suffer burns.
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