A subway ticket office is seen on fire during a protest against the increase in the subway ticket prices in Santiago, Chile, October 19, 2019 REUTERS/Ramon Monroy NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES

Chaos in Santiago as Chileans riot over hikes to public transport fares

  • Frustrations over the spiralling cost of living in the capital city has become a political flashpoint, prompting calls for various reforms
  • High school and university students began the protests after the government hiked fares on October 6, blaming higher energy costs and a weaker peso
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A subway ticket office is seen on fire during a protest against the increase in the subway ticket prices in Santiago, Chile, October 19, 2019 REUTERS/Ramon Monroy NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES
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