Violent clashes broke out between protesters and police at a march for striking teachers in Santiago on Wednesday.
Protesters and police engaged in pitched battles on the streets of the capital. Hooded figures threw stones at riot police and riot vans. The security forces responded with water cannon and tear gas.
Public school teachers have been on strike for a month and the walkout looks set to... Еще continue after negotiations union representatives and the government failed to reach agreement.
Over 600,000 students are affected by industrial action.
Teachers are demanding better working conditions and improvements to public school infrastructure. Minister of Education Marcela Cubillos has been a target for teachers' ire, with calls for her resignation growing.