22 May 2012

CHILE : Violent Protests During Pinera Speech...Leave 2 Police Injured, Dozens Arrested.


      Suffering a miserable 24% approval rating...billionaire conservative President Sebastian Pinera delivered his annual state of the nation address in Valparaiso.
     8,000 protesters gathered outside the 2-hour morning event.
     Some 300 hooded militants vandalized property and fought with police...who responded with tear gas and water cannons.
     At least 2 police were injured...and dozens arrested.