SANTIAGO – Exactly one week after the metro protests started, with groups of students evading to pay the increased prices of the tickets, the protests in Chile have grown to a nationwide manifestation. Where tens of thousands of people demonstrate peacefully, other groups choose for confrontation with the riot police. A Chile Today photo series from the cities of Santiago and Concepción.
Editor-In-Chief Boris van der Spek is the founder of Chile Today. He worked in Colombia, Surinam and the Netherlands as reporter and works with international media during major events, like the social crisis, the elections and the Pope’s visit.