Historic Protests Sweep Chile Amid Victory of New Constitution

Protesters took to the streets across Chile, with hundreds of thousands gathering in Plaza Dignidad and other squares. Millions celebrated the replacement of the constitution that was created by the Pinochet regime in a historic plebiscite, which gained 78% of the vote in approval of a new constitution for the Chilean people. Many clashes with the police occurred, but no arrests did.

Antofagasta

Curico

Thousands of protesters gather in the central plaza of Curico to celebrate the plebiscite’s approval of a new constitution.

Puente Alto

Renca

Demonstrators in Renca rejoiced at the news of the plebiscite passing with flying colors.

Santiago

Protesters in central Santiago occupied a metro station in celebration of the plebiscite’s victory.

Plaza Dignidad

Protesters took to the streets for the entire day in numbers of more than 300,000 to celebrate the plebiscite.

Plaza Ñuñoa

In the Ñuñoa commune of Santiago, thousands of protesters gathered in the central plaza to celebrate a new constitution for Chile.

Valdivia

Viña Del Mar

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