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Chile Education Protests

Police Disciplined For Forcing Students To Strip Naked

AP | Posted 08.30.2012 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile -- Chile's police director says four officers will be disciplined for forcing student protesters to strip naked. Gen. Gustavo Gonzal...

Chilean Students March For Education Reforms

AP | EVA VERGARA and FEDERICO QUILODRAN | Posted 06.25.2012 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — President Sebastian Pinera said Wednesday a tax overhaul he is sending to congress will raise $700 million that will be enough...

Chile Rising: Inside The Student Protests

Posted 01.04.2012 | World

For the past eight months, riot police have broken up massive student protests across Chile using water cannons and tear gas. The students are dema...

Students Clash With Police In Chile

AP | Posted 01.10.2012 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile -- Thousands of students marched through the Chilean port of Valparaiso on Wednesday to demand more money for public education and to ...

Student Protests Rage On

AP | By EVA VERGARA | Posted 12.19.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile -- Violence again hit Chile's capital Wednesday as small groups of hooded youths clashed with police and marred an otherwise peaceful ...

Chilean Students Set Up Blockades, Clash With Police

AP | Posted 12.18.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — Chilean students have erected fiery blockades in major streets of the capital and clashed with police on the first day of a tw...

Military Drafts Thousands In Chile, Blames Student Protest Movement

AP | Posted 12.17.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — Chile is giving nearly 57,000 18-year-olds one month to report for potential military duty, saying the government needs to fil...

After Police Crackdown, Chilean Protesters Call For Another Day Of Strikes

AP | FEDERICO QUILODRAN | Posted 12.07.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — Chile's union and student leaders called Friday for shutting down the nation's economy for a day in response to a police crack...

Police Crack Down On Chilean Student Protesters

AP | By FEDERICO QUILODRAN | Posted 12.06.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile -- Chilean police used water cannons and tear gas to break up a student march for free public education on Thursday, hours after prote...

Chilean Police Crack Down On Student Protestors

AP | FEDERICO QUILODRAN | Posted 12.06.2011 | World

By FREDERICO QUILODRAN -- The Associated Press SANTIAGO, Chile -- Chilean police used water cannons and tear gas to break up a student march for fr...

Student Protesters And Government Break Off Talks

AP | EVA VERGARA | Posted 12.06.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — Leaders of Chile's striking students broke off negotiations with the government Wednesday complaining of official intransigenc...

16-Year Old Dies During Protests In Chile

AP | By FEDERICO QUILODRAN | Posted 10.26.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile -- After three months of mass protests that provoked a sharp drop in his popularity, Chilean President Sebastian Pinera agreed Friday ...