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Chile Protesters Attack Bank as Police Arrest 50, Mercurio Says

Chilean protesters attacked a branch of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA) in downtown Santiago last night after a peaceful demonstration by students broke up, El Mercurio reported, citing witnesses.

Police arrested almost 50 people during the disturbances, the Santiago-based newspaper reported in its online edition.

The protest was organized to support residents from the southern region of Aysen who are calling on the government to increase subsidies, El Mercurio said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Randall Woods in Santiago at rwoods13@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Joshua Goodman at jgoodman19@bloomberg.net

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