New mass march of students in Santiago causes eruption of violence
The College of Teachers, the Organiser of the march for education held in Santiago, stood with 40,000 demonstrators in an ongoing protest against education reforms and the current government institutions. Chile. 18th November 2011
SANTIAGO .- The College of Teachers, the Organiser of the march for education held today in Santiago, stood at 40 000 demonstrators participated in the protest in the context of student conflict that extends more than six months.
This was stated Jaime Gajardo, who noted that after six months of moving, "continue with a call so high is an extraordinary fact. And everything indicates that the quantity and quality demonstrations will follow the same path. "
However, the helmsman of the teachers said that despite all mobilization, "today, November 18 'can not hear father' and no response from the Government. Nothing is clear that progress to resolve this conflict, there is an impressive intransigence on the part of the authority and that can not go forward "because" that stubbornness has made that decision yet exist in schools and that there are students who are in danger of losing the school year. "
Gajardo, who was accompanied in the balance by various stakeholders, said the move is "with apprehension" in front of an agreement between the Alliance for Chile and the Concertación.
By achieving this, "we mean that no agreement can be done behind the scenes and not being taken the social movement. Any output the margin of the social movement, it would be unseemly, "he said.
The leader also said today he was handed a letter to the Minister of Government spokesman, Andrew Chadwick, where he expressed concern Teachers College at not being consulted and informed about the draft law on desmunicipalización education that prepares the Executive.
Finally, the Board of Technical Colleges and Arts announced the completion of a new march, which was convened for 19 am on Thursday, November 24 at the Plaza Italia.