SANTIAGO – In the center of Santiago on Friday afternoon, hundreds of police forces put the Plaza Italia on lockdown. The new Metropolitan Intendent Felipe Guevara Stephens rejected permission for new marches, but large groups of protesters decided nevertheless to move to what they call Plaza Dignidad. Several protesters and policemen were injured in the battle that follow: Chile Today’s Nelson Quiroz was present and took the following photo’s.
Nelson Quiroz is Chile Today´s photographer. He also writes about youth culture and fashion, and often contributes with photo series during marches and protests.