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Chile Student Protests

Artist Burns Financial Documents To 'Free' Students From Debt

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 05.19.2014 | World

If only it were that easy. To protest rising student loan debt, one Chilean activist and artist decided to take matters into his own hands and dest...

Chilean Street Dogs Are Loyal To Protestors' Cause

AP | LUIS ANDRES HENAO | Posted 12.26.2012 | Latino Voices

SANTIAGO, Chile -- They don't have demands, but they're loyal to the cause and are always on the front lines of the fight. They run with protesters, l...

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...

Protesters Take Over Chilean Schools

AP | LUIS ANDRES HENAO | Posted 10.14.2012 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — Hundreds of students occupied high schools and blocked traffic in Chile's capital on Tuesday to demand education reform. Polic...

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...

Police Break Up Thousand Strong Student March

AP | EVA VERGARA | Posted 05.16.2012 | College

SANTIAGO, Chile — Police used water cannons and tear gas to break up a march by thousands of Chilean students on Thursday, the first protest thi...

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...

Chile Student Protests Force Resignations

AP | By FEDERICO QUILODRAN | Posted 02.28.2012 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile -- Chile's student protest movement claimed its second education minister on Thursday as Felipe Bulnes stepped down, citing personal r...

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 ...

Students Briefly Occupy Chile's Senate Building

AP | EVA VERGARA | Posted 12.21.2011 | College

SANTIAGO, Chile — Dozens of youths disrupted a Senate committee hearing Thursday, then occupied the Senate office building for eight hours to de...

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...

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...

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...

It's Sustainability Stupid

Marcelo Mena | Posted 11.29.2011 | Green
Marcelo Mena

How did a country like Chile, that was on the path to development, all of a sudden start questioning the very basis of their economic model? The answer lies in sustainability.

Chilean Students Resume Protests Pushing Education Reforms

AP | Posted 11.22.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile -- Tens of thousands of demonstrators have marched in Chile's capital, resuming street protests to demand that the government increase...

Chilean Students Show the Way

Gary Anderson | Posted 10.31.2011 | World
Gary Anderson

Chilean students are experimenting with new forms of protest, such as marathon runs around congress, kiss-ins, and a 3,000-student performance of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" to imply that the education system in Chile has become a zombie.

Chilean Student Protests Turn Violent

AP | FEDERICO QUILODRAN | Posted 10.09.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — Violence erupted on the streets of Chile's capital and other cities Tuesday as tens of thousands of students staged another pr...

Chile Police, Students Clash In Banned Protests

AP | By EVA VERGARA | Posted 10.04.2011 | Education

SANTIAGO, Chile -- Riot police battled high school and university students in the streets of Chile's capital Thursday, firing water cannons and tear g...

WATCH: Batman And Wonder Woman Dance For Chilean Education Reform

Posted 09.18.2011 | World

Wonder Woman, Batman and Super Mario dancing in Santiago? Dressed up as superheros, hundreds of Chilean students hit the streets of Santiago in a ...