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Protests against high cost of fuel in Chilean Patagonia

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Protesters block a road in Puerto Aysen, Chilean Patagonia, on March 1. Residents of the Aysen region last week launched a protest demanding a subsidy for fuel and wood, vital in the southern Chile's winter with its very low temperatures.

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Protesters block a road in Puerto Aysen, Chilean Patagonia, on March 1. Residents of the Aysen region last week launched a protest demanding a subsidy for fuel and wood, vital in the southern Chile's winter with its very low temperatures.

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A woman protects her son as demonstrators take Ibanez bridge in Aysen, Chile, on March 1. Aysen social leaders hold meetings with Chilean Government in order to find a solution for people in that Chilean zone, asking for a better quality of life.

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Protesters march during blockage in Puerto Aysen, Chilean Patagonia, on March 1. Residents of the Aysen region last week launched a protest demanding a subsidy for fuel and wood, vital in the southern Chile's winter with its very low temperatures.