One dead in Chile protests: officials

Demonstrators clash with riot police in the surroundings of the Congress in Valparaiso, Chile while Chilean President Michelle Bachelet delivers her annual message to the nation on May 21, 2016Valparaíso (Chile) (AFP) – A security guard died Saturday during protests here as President Michelle Bachelet was delivering an annual address to Chile’s Congress, officials said. Local prosecutors said the guard died as a result of a fire they said was “intentionally” set by protesters who clashed with police. Bachelet expressed her condolences and condemned “the violence of those who do not respect democracy,” her office said on Twitter.

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