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Chile education protest erupts again in violence

SANTIAGO — Students seeking a free public university education clashed with police in downtown Santiago on the second day of roiling street protests for education reform involving some 25,000 people. As with other recent demonstrations, the protests degenerated into violence, when hundreds of masked demonstrators began to throw stones and…

More than 500 detained in Chile student protests

More than 500 people were arrested and 14 wounded in cities across Chile Thursday when police fired water cannons and tear gas to disperse student protesters calling for education reforms. Hundreds of students later occupied a Chilean TV station until producers agreed to air their message. In the evening thousands…