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Tag: Chile elite

  • Saturday, November 9th 2019 - 10:55 UTC

    Chilean popular discontent spills over to the country's elite

    The isolation of the elite from the needs of ordinary people has been one of the chief factors in the weeks of rage consuming Chile

    Chile's long-untouchable elite is now bearing the brunt of popular anger spilling onto the country's streets, and analysts say the signals have been there for years. Resource-rich Chile has long been seen as a stable democracy with South America's highest per-capita income, but economic and political power has rested in the hands of the relative few