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Chile’s $4.5bn stimulus: Boost follows months of mass protests

The demonstrations of discontent from lower-income areas are becoming increasingly violent.

Chile’s president has announced a $4.5bn boost for the economy to help soften the blow of the coronavirus pandemic.

Sebastian Pinera made the announcement during his state of the nation address.

Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from Santiago, Chile.