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Chile: Students Protest Mayor's Decision

Erwin at The Latin Americanist updates readers on the student movement: “Last week Cristian Labbe, mayor of Providencia, ordered the suspension of the school year and permitted police to remove student protesters who have been residing on local campuses.[…]” Labbe also declared that students who lived outside of Providencia would not be allowed to enroll. “At least sixteen people were arrested this morning [September 26] after clashes between police and individuals upset at Labbe’s edict” Erwin reports.

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