Yesterday the demonstrations showed that the Government is wrong to downplay the intensity of protest and social movements that summon.
La Moneda said that the mobilization led by the United Workers Central (CUT) “was a failure.” But nearly 80 organizations called a general strike yesterday responded with marches in the streets that stood out for their holiday. “This is the response of the people of Chile for denying them their rights, those who do not want to talk,” said the president of the CUT, the socialist Arturo Martinez.
Ricardo Cumming Avenue in Santiago was the scene of the mobilization of 300,000 people. The workers are demanding the government a new constitution, a new labor code and especially a new economic model in this country because it has not been reformed in the last 20 years. Nowadays the economy grows at 6.1%, but Chile is the country with the greatest inequalities among its population in terms of revenue, according to a report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Source: El País