The coronavirus disease has infected at least 2.3 million people and killed more than 150,000 globally. Here are the updates for April 18:
Police responded to stone-throwing masked demonstrators by spraying water cannons and firing rubber bullets and tear gas.
Police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse stone-throwing students outside the landmark National Institute school in the centre of Santiago.
No one died in the blazes that broke out on Tuesday and burned 150 hectares of forest, affecting around 700 people living in 245 homes.
Approved by President Sebastian Pinera, Chileans will on April 26 decide whether they want a new constitution and if they do, whether the body that draws up the new document should be a popularly elected assembly or one mixed with current lawmakers.
Chile's President Sebastian Pinera said he would send bills to Chile's congress to toughen penalties against looting, violence and destruction committed during protests.
Prosecutors say five of the 20 deaths recorded in the protests were suspected to have been at the hands of security forces.
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera has said that the ongoing protests have led him to call off the two major international summits.
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera unveiled a major cabinet reshuffle on Monday as he battles to find a response to more than a week of street protests that have left at least 20 people dead.
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera's decision to end the state of emergency comes after an equally unpopular week-long nighttime curfews ended on Saturday.
Even as Pinera spoke on Thursday morning, many protesters had already begun to gather again in the central plazas and downtown streets of Santiago, banging pots and calling for further reforms under the blazing, springtime sun.
Chile has ordered an overnight curfew for the third day in a row as violent protests against rising living costs have claimed the lives of at least 11 people.
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