Voters cast ballots on whether to replace Pinochet-era constitution with new charter drafted by citizens.
Santiago’s total quarantine comes amid a resurgence in cases in the wealthier eastern areas of the city.
From banging pots to virtual art, activists are organising at home and online to continue protests over inequality.
Women from all generations lead protests against inequality, state repression and gender-based violence in Chile.
Groups estimate more than one million women rallied across the country for women’s rights and against state repression.
Mass protests against structural inequality are expected to intensify before April referendum.
As elections loom and protests rattle the region, here are the stories to look out for this year.
President signs decree setting date for referendum on April 26 but clashes between protesters and police continue.
In damning report, Chile’s National Human Rights Institute says crackdown ‘produced most serious abuses since 1989’.
Government concessions have failed to satisfy protesters who’ve vowed to stay in the streets until their demands are met
UN investigators accuse Chile’s police of responding to recent protests ‘in a fundamentally repressive manner’.
Legislators toss out motion, saying that it did not meet the Constitutional threshold for removing a president.
Roberto Campos Weiss faces up to 10 years in jail under controversial state security law for hitting a subway turnstile.
Some protesters, enraged over discrimination and inequality, increasingly believe in using force to compel the government and the elites, to listen.