Chile’s Protest In Pictures

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 6, 2019: Demonstrations continued against Chilean President Sebastian Piñera on December 5, 2019 in Santiago, Chile as the Central Bank of Chile forecasted a 1% growth in GDP for 2019, which will be the worst year for the Chilean economy since the crisis on 2009 and the national oil company announced a raise in fuel for the third time in three weeks.

Here are some scenes from the protest:

A protester puts his hand in front of a riot police officer’s face in downtown Santiago as demonstrations continue against Chilean President Sebastian Piñera on December 05, 2019. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
A protester sprays fire extinguishing powder to riot police truck in downtown Santiago as demonstrations continue against Chilean President Sebastian Piñera on December 05, 2019 in Santiago, Chile. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Protesters burn a barricade in downtown Santiago as demonstrations continue against Chilean President Sebastian Piñera on December 05, 2019 in Santiago, Chile. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Riot police officers arrest a protester in downtown Santiago as demonstrations continue against Chilean President Sebastian Piñera on December 05, 2019 in Santiago, Chile. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Riot police officers stand guard in downtown Santiago as demonstrations continue against Chilean President Sebastian Piñera on December 05, 2019 in Santiago, Chile. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Protesters take cover behind a wood panel in a face off with riot police in downtown Santiago as demonstrations continue against Chilean President Sebastian Piñera on December 05, 2019 in Santiago, Chile. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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