His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, met Australian and Chilean indigenous peoples participating in the Sharjah Architecture Triennial in the modern buildings of the Sharjah Art Foundation in the Mareija area.
Chile announced on Friday it will stage a referendum to replace the country’s dictatorship-era constitution next year — a key demand of protesters after nearly a month of sometimes violent civil unrest.
The rally took place in the Plaza Italia, which has since October 18 become the epicenter of massive citizen protests against President Sebastian Pinera's right-wing government.
Chile’s national police committed “serious human rights violations” as weeks of violent demonstrations across the South American country claimed 25 lives, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday in a report calling for reform of the force.
More than 300,000 died, 1.5 million were injured and tens of thousands fled. Eleven years after Haiti’s crushing 7.0 earthquake, many of those who left are still struggling to rebuild, their future unclear in countries across the Americas.
Speculations have been made that the seal may have arrived in the city during the lockdown and curfew due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Chileans poured into the country’s main squares on Sunday night after voters gave a ringing endorsement to a plan to tear up the country’s Pinochet-era constitution in favour of a new charter drafted by citizens.
For many Chileans, Plaza Baquedano, a broad rotary in central Santiago that for decades served as a centre of social protest, has become a powerful symbol of hope. For two years, city residents have regularly gathered here to protest pensions that are too low, public transit fees that are too high
Police in Chile are training dogs to detect people that may be infected with the novel coronavirus by sniffing their sweat.