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Chile president dissolves entire cabinet to address inequality

Sebastian Pinera, Chile president has dissolved his entire cabinet in a bid to meet the demands of protesters in the country.

Speaking following the news, president Sebastian Pinera said it’s about time that he meets the demands.

Pinera confirmed to have notified the ministers of the new changes set to take place terming it a new dawn for Chile.

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Chile president also ended curfews that has been imposed in some cities around the country, something that had been hailed by the opposition.

Millions of Chileans took to the streets demanding for social justice causing damages as business remained closed on Friday.

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Anti-riot police engaged the protesters as seventeen deaths were reported during the protests.

The numbers of protesters have been described as the largest crowd to take place in the country since the call for democracy in the 1990.

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Other than inequality, the Chile protesters were agitated by the increased fares that has now been suspended and the high cost of living.

The government has also stepped in to promise increased minimum wages and pension.

Slavian Mwangecho
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