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Major protests against Chilean government

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A student throws a traffic sign towards riot police during a protest against the government of President Sebastian Pinera and a new education law in Santiago, Chile, on August 9.

Read more about the protests in Chile, see an earlier post on PhotoBlog and watch the video below:

Protests turn violent in Santiago, Chile, as thousands gather banging pots and pans and set police barricades on fire demanding education reform. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.