Protesters take to the streets in Santiago, other Chilean cities

SANTIAGO (AFP) – Thousands of Chileans took to the streets on Tuesday in nationwide demonstrations tinged with violence, protesting against embattled President Sebastian Pinera and calling for economic and political change. In Santiago alone, some 10,000 people gathered in the main Plaza Italia square, with some attempting to make their way to the heavily cordoned presidential palace and engaging in clashes with riot police. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin