Renewed protests mark anniversary of Chile’s 2019 ‘Estallido Social’ and other stories

Today we look at protests in Chile marking 2 years since the 2019 Social Outburst, the mercenaries identified in an assassination plot against Bolivian president Luis Arce, and more

October 19, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at protests in Chile commemorating the 2nd anniversary of the 2019 Estallido Social and renewed demands for social justice; the identification of mercenaries involved in an assassination plot against Bolivian President Luis Arce one year after the 2019 coup; the severe drought and rising temperatures in West Asia and the reduction of farmland for winter crops in Iraq; and the release of 5,600 detainees by Myanmar’s military junta after General Min Aung Hlaing was not invited to the upcoming ASEAN summit.

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