Friday, August 26, 2011

Thousands of Chileans go back for education and against Piñera

The Chilean students, mobilized since May to demand better education, took a clean sweep today marches organized by the main multisindical the country, in the second and final day of national strike called by political and economic reform. According to police, the march gathered in Santiago between 70,000 and 80,000 people in total, a figure that exceeds the demonstrations have been calling for three months, college and high school students within their own demonstrations.

In several regional capitals, such as Antofagasta, Copiapo, La Serena, Valparaíso, Concepción, Chillán, Temuco, Valdivia, Osorno and Puerto Montt, the demonstrations gathered a total of one hundred thousand others, according to police and social, also with a presence predominantly young people.

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