Chile protesters: Government concessions not enough

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EVA VERGARA Associated Press SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A new round of clashes broke out Thursday as demonstrators returned to Chile's streets, dissatisfied with economic concessions announced by the government in a bid to curb a week of deadly violence. Stone-throwing protesters did battle with police firing tear gas and water cannons in the capital, Santiago, and the port of Valparaiso, as hundreds of demonstrators gathered in city squares around the country. At least 18 people have died in the turmoil that has swept the South American nation, where the unrest began as a protest over a 4-cent increase in subway fares and soon morphed into a larger movement over growing inequality in one of Latin America's wealthiest countries. Most of the demonstrations have been peaceful, but instan
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