Chile’s shaken government makes concessions after protests

Childress government is are making
concessions and attempts to combat week-long a deadly protest over price
increases Chilean President Sebastian Pinera on Thursday announced a freeze
until the end of next year on a 9.2 percent increase in electricity tariffs
hundreds of demonstrators are still dissatisfied with economic concessions
returned to the streets on Thursday at least 18 people have died in violence
that began after a 4% force and a subway fare rise imposed by the government due
to rising oil prices and a weaker currency

Maurice Vega

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