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    Photos: People in Mexico Take to Streets to Support Protests in Chile

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    Chile's capital of Santiago has seen the second day of general strikes amid protests that rocked the country earlier this month. Initially, the protesters took to the streets to oppose government plans to increase public transport fares. That motion has been abandoned, but protests are continuing against other policies.

    People in Mexico have taken to the streets to express their support for the protesters in Chile.

    Protesters in Mexico support people in Chile
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    Protesters in Mexico support people in Chile

    The participants are carrying placards and chanting slogans, demanding the resignation of Chilean President Sebastian Piñera. 

    People in Mexico support protests in Chile
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    People in Mexico support protests in Chile
    Protests in Mexico
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    Protests in Mexico

    Mass protests in Chile started on 6 October after the price of metro tickets increased. At least 15 people have been reported killed during violent clashes between protesters and police. The government has cancelled its plans to increase public transport fares but the protests are continuing against other government policies. 

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