Hundreds of Chilean protesters in the Santiago commune of Puente Alto marched to demand the abolition of police and the resignation of right-wing President Sebastian Piñera. Intense clashes with Carabineros (Chilean law enforcement) occurred, resulting in the torching of a gas station.
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Protests Continue All Over Chile
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