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Chile anniversary rallies turn violent as churches burned, police fire tear gas

A protester gestures while a church is set on fire during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A protester gestures while a church is set on fire during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A protester gestures while a church is set on fire during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A church is set on fire during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A church is set on fire during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A church is set on fire during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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The spire of a church set on fire topples during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

The spire of a church set on fire topples during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

The spire of a church set on fire topples during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A church is set on fire during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A church is set on fire during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A church is set on fire during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Firefighters work at the site of a church that was set on fire during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Firefighters work at the site of a church that was set on fire during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan...more

Firefighters work at the site of a church that was set on fire during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A demonstrator is sprayed by riot police water cannon during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year-anniversary of the protests and riots in 2019, in Quilpue, Chile October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A demonstrator is sprayed by riot police water cannon during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year-anniversary of the protests and riots in 2019, in Quilpue, Chile October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A demonstrator is sprayed by riot police water cannon during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year-anniversary of the protests and riots in 2019, in Quilpue, Chile October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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A photographer falls after being pushed down by riot police, who detain a demonstrator during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A photographer falls after being pushed down by riot police, who detain a demonstrator during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18,...more

A photographer falls after being pushed down by riot police, who detain a demonstrator during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A demonstrator takes cover behind a wheelbarrow during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A demonstrator takes cover behind a wheelbarrow during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A demonstrator takes cover behind a wheelbarrow during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A person takes part in a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A person takes part in a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A person takes part in a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Demonstrators clash with riot police during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year- anniversary of the protests and riots in 2019, in Quilpue, Chile October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Demonstrators clash with riot police during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year- anniversary of the protests and riots in 2019, in Quilpue, Chile October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Demonstrators clash with riot police during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year- anniversary of the protests and riots in 2019, in Quilpue, Chile October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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Riot police officers detain a demonstrator during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Riot police officers detain a demonstrator during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Riot police officers detain a demonstrator during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A demonstrator clashes with riot police during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year-anniversary of the protests and riots in 2019, in Quilpue, Chile October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A demonstrator clashes with riot police during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year-anniversary of the protests and riots in 2019, in Quilpue, Chile October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A demonstrator clashes with riot police during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year-anniversary of the protests and riots in 2019, in Quilpue, Chile October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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A Marine of the Chilean Navy points his shotgun at demonstrators during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year-anniversary of the protests and riots in 2019, in Quilpue, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A Marine of the Chilean Navy points his shotgun at demonstrators during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year-anniversary of the protests and riots in 2019, in Quilpue, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A Marine of the Chilean Navy points his shotgun at demonstrators during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year-anniversary of the protests and riots in 2019, in Quilpue, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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A demonstrator reacts during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A demonstrator reacts during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A demonstrator reacts during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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People take part in a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year-anniversary of the protests and riots in 2019, in Quilpue, Chile October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

People take part in a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year-anniversary of the protests and riots in 2019, in Quilpue, Chile October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

People take part in a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year-anniversary of the protests and riots in 2019, in Quilpue, Chile October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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People take part in a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People take part in a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People take part in a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A person wearing a mask takes part in a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A person wearing a mask takes part in a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A person wearing a mask takes part in a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A riot police officer uses pepper spray as they detain demonstrators during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A riot police officer uses pepper spray as they detain demonstrators during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020....more

A riot police officer uses pepper spray as they detain demonstrators during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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People take part in a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People take part in a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People take part in a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Riot police clash with demonstrators during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Riot police clash with demonstrators during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Riot police clash with demonstrators during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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People take part in a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People take part in a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People take part in a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A riot police officer detains a demonstrator as they clash during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A riot police officer detains a demonstrator as they clash during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A riot police officer detains a demonstrator as they clash during a protest against Chile's government, on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Demonstrators protest against Chile's government on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Demonstrators protest against Chile's government on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Demonstrators protest against Chile's government on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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The driver of a delivery service performs with his motorcycle in front of protesters gathered ahead of the one-year anniversary of mass protests that saw thousands of Chileans take to the streets, in Valparaiso, Chile October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

The driver of a delivery service performs with his motorcycle in front of protesters gathered ahead of the one-year anniversary of mass protests that saw thousands of Chileans take to the streets, in Valparaiso, Chile October 16, 2020....more

The driver of a delivery service performs with his motorcycle in front of protesters gathered ahead of the one-year anniversary of mass protests that saw thousands of Chileans take to the streets, in Valparaiso, Chile October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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Demonstrators protest against Chile's government on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Demonstrators protest against Chile's government on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Demonstrators protest against Chile's government on the one-year anniversary of the protests and riots that rocked the capital in 2019, in Santiago, Chile, October 18, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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