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A woman and child wearing protective face masks prepare to enter a decontamination chamber as a precaution against the spread of the new coronavirus, at the entrance of Araucano Park in Las Condes borough of Santiago Chile. As the Chilean government put a roadmap in place to roll back quarantine measures, various neighborhoods in the capital started on Tuesday to ease the COVID-19 lockdown.

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Workers collect and stack the coffins of people that have been recently cremated amid the new coronavirus pandemic, at the La Recoleta cemetery in Santiago, Chile. The coffins are collected, destroyed, and processed by a company specialized in organic waste.

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An employee takes the fingerprints of a woman who died from the new coronavirus before her remains are cremated at La Recoleta crematorium in Santiago, Chile. The Ministry of Health reported the highest number of deaths in Chile since the start of the pandemic.

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Freshly dug graves are readied at the General Cemetery amid the new coronavirus pandemic, in Santiago, Chile. According to Raschid Saud, director of the General Cemetery, there has been an increase in demand.

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A passenger wearing a mask uses an elevator prior to boarding a flight at the Arturo Benitez International Airport in Santiago, Chile. The health ministers of Argentina and Chile confirmed their country's first case of the coronavirus on Tuesday.

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Anti-government protesters clash with police during protest in Santiago, Chile. Chile has been roiled by continuing street protests since Oct. 18, when a student protest over a modest increase in subway fares turned into a much larger and broader movement with a long list of demands that largely focus on inequality.

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Anti-government protesters run for cover as a water cannon advances towards them during clashes with police at the weekly Friday protest in Santiago, Chile. Chile has been roiled by continuing street protests since Oct. 18, when a student protest over a modest increase in subway fares turned into a much larger and broader movement with a long list of demands that largely focus on inequality.

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A small group of anti-government protesters set a section of the stadium on fire during the Copa Libertadores soccer game between Universidad de Chile and Brazil's SC Internacional, in Santiago, Chile. Chile has been roiled by continuing street protests since Oct. 18, when a student protest over a modest increase in subway fares turned into a much larger and broader movement with a long list of demands that largely focus on inequality.

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Students try to enter a school as they protest university entrance exams, known as PSU, where police guard the institution where other students are taking the exams in Santiago, Chile. Protesters say the exams are part of an unfair selection system.

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People launch flares during the funeral procession of Jorge Mora, a follower of the Colo Colo soccer team who died after being hit by a police vehicle outside a stadium, as they walk next to the hearse to the cemetery in Santiago, Chile.

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The volcano of anger first erupted in Santiago, against the inequality—the worst in the world—fostered by President Pinera’s regime, and belched forth igneous emotion on other Chilean towns. Here, a protestor is lifted off an apocalyptically scarred street by the murderous spray of a water cannon. In the end, Pinera ceded ground, agreeing to meet the opposition. The cost? Fifteen lives.

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An anti-government demonstrator dressed in a Santa Clause costume has his face rinsed with a mixture of water and baking soda to relieve the effect of teargas during clashes with the police in Santiago, Chile. Chile marks a second full month of unprecedented social revolt that has not only altered the country's political landscape but also prompted a referendum on reforming the country's dictatorship-era.

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Anti-government demonstrators run away from a cloud of teargas during clashes with the police in Santiago, Chile. Chile is a celebrating second full month of unprecedented social revolt that has not only altered the country's political landscape, but has also pushed a referendum on the reform of the country's dictatorship.

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Anti-government demonstrators are dispersed by a police water cannon during clashes in Santiago, Chile.

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Chilean anti riots police officer arrest an anti government demonstrator during a protest in Santiago de Chile, Chile. A U.N. human rights report released accused Chilean security forces of serious human rights violations against protesters over the past two months, including deaths, torture, sexual abuse and the use of excessive force.

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An anti-government demonstrator is sprayed by a police water cannon during a protest in Santiago, Chile. Student protests have become a nationwide call for socio-economic equality and better social services, so far forcing Chilean President Sebastian Pinera to increase benefits for the poor and disadvantaged and start a process of constitutional reform.

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An anti-government protester takes a break during clashes with police in Santiago, Chile. Student protests have become a nationwide call for socio-economic equality and better social services, so far forcing Chilean President Sebastián Piñera to increase benefits for the poor and disadvantaged and start a process of constitutional reform.

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An anti-government protester winds-up to throw a stone at a police water cannon police during clashes in Santiago, Chile. The uprising began Oct. 18, initially with a student protest over a subway fare increase. In the streets, police have reacted with force, firing pellet guns at faces of protesters, unleashing tear gas and using water cannons.

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Women perform, "Un violador en tu camino" or "A rapist in your path," in a demonstration against gender-based violence, in front of the National stadium in Santiago, Chile. Blindfolded the women chant the words that include: "The fault wasn't mine, nor where I was, nor how I was dressed. You are the rapist," originated by the Chilean feminist collective Las Tesis which has become a global anthem for women against gender violence.

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A demonstrator wearing a mask dances in front of a burning barricade during a protest in Santiago, Chile. It's been weeks since the most potent civil unrest in Chile's recent history broke out. Most of the demonstrators are peaceful but a much smaller group of masked protesters has used street violence, wreaking havoc in many cities. Twenty-six people have died and thousands more have been injured.

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Anti-government demonstrators clash with a police armored vehicle spewing tear gas during protests in Santiago, Chile.

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Subway cars burnt by protesters are parked at the Elisa Correa station in Santiago, Chile. Chilean President Sebastián Piñera on Saturday announced the suspension of a subway fare hike that had prompted violent student protests, less than a day after he declared a state of emergency amid rioting and commuter chaos in the capital.

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An anti-government demonstrator throws a bottle filled with paint at an advancing police water cannon during clashes in Santiago, Chile.

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Anti-government protesters gather in Plaza Italia in Santiago, Chile. Chile's unrest began last month over a subway fare hike. But it has morphed into a movement demanding a broad range of changes.

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Items removed from a church by anti-government protesters go up in flames in a barricade built by the protesters, in Santiago, Chile. Hooded protesters removed furniture and religious items from the church and set them on fire near the main gathering site of massive demonstrations in the capital over inequality.

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Anti-government demonstrators shout slogans near a barricade in Santiago, Chile. Chile's president Sebastian Pinera announced he is sending a bill to Congress that would raise the minimum salary, one of a series of measures to try to contain nearly three weeks of anti-government protests.

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Police water cannon advances on anti-government demonstrators during protest in Santiago, Chile.

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Police and demonstrators clash during an anti-government protest in Santiago, Chile. Thousands of Chileans took to the streets again to demand better social services, some clashing with police, as protesters demanded an end to economic inequality even as the government announced that weeks of demonstrations are hurting the country's economic growth.

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An anti-government protester throws a stone at the police during in Santiago, Chile.

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Police officers run to get assistance after being hit with a gasoline bomb thrown by protesters during an anti-government protest in Santiago, Chile.

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Police fire tear gas at protesters during an anti-government protest in Santiago, Chile.

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Police spray tear gas and water during an anti-government protest in Santiago, Chile. Chile has been facing weeks of unrest, triggered by a relatively minor increase in subway fares. The protests have shaken a nation noted for economic stability over the past decades, which has seen steadily declining poverty despite persistent high rates of inequality.

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Demonstrators are sprayed by a police water cannon during an anti-government protest in Santiago, Chile. Chile has been facing days of unrest, triggered by a relatively minor increase in subway fares. The protests have shaken a nation noted for economic stability over the past decades, which has seen steadily declining poverty despite persistent high rates of inequality.

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People gather for an anti-government protest in Santiago, Chile. Groups of Chileans continued to demonstrate as government and opposition leaders debate the response to nearly two weeks of protests that have paralyzed much of the capital and forced the cancellation of two major international summits.

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An anti-government demonstrator, her eyes dripping red ink to represent tears of blood, takes part in a protest in Santiago, Chile.

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An anti-government protester prepares to throw a stone at a police water cannon in front a cutout of angels holding a Chilean national and wearing a sash that reads in Spanish: "New Constitution", in Santiago, Chile.

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Anti-government demonstrators dance in the middle of a street after clashes with police in Santiago, Chile.

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Anti-government demonstrators rest in the street after a long day of clashes with police as they protest economic inequality in Santiago, Chile.

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Anti-government protesters run from a police water cannon in Santiago, Chile.

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Anti-government protesters take cover from a police water cannon in Santiago, Chile. Chilean President Sebastián Pinera cancelled two major international summits after nearly two weeks of nationwide protests over economic inequality that have left at least 20 dead and damaged businesses and infrastructure around the country.

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An anti-government protester dressed as the Joker holding a Mapuche flag, strikes a pose in front of police near La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago, Chile.

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Anti-government demonstrators march outside La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago, Chile. Chilean President Sebastián Pinera cancelled two major international summits after nearly two weeks of nationwide protests over economic inequality that have left at least 20 dead and damaged businesses and infrastructure around the country.

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Anti-government protesters clash with police spraying a water cannon in Santiago, Chile. Chileans gathered for a 12th day of demonstrations that began with youth protests over a subway fare hike and have become a national movement demanding greater socio-economic equality and better public services in a country long seen as an economic success story.

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Anti-government protesters run from police spraying water cannons where a street barricade burns, set by demonstrators, in Santiago, Chile. Chileans gathered for a 12th day of demonstrations that began with youth protests over a subway fare hike and have become a national movement demanding greater socio-economic equality and better public services in a country long seen as an economic success story.

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An anti-government demonstrator sprays a fire extinguisher during clashes with police in Santiago, Chile.

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Paper hangs from the trees where a man walks amid the destruction caused by anti-government protests in Santiago, Chile.

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An anti-government protester runs through spray coming from a police water cannon in Santiago, Chile.

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People gather during an anti-government protest in Santiago, Chile.

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People gather for an anti-government protest in Santiago, Chile. At least 19 people have died in the turmoil that has swept the South American nation. 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.

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An anti-government protester stands in front of a burning barricade in Valparaiso, Chile.

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Demonstrators throw rocks at a police water cannon during an anti-government protest in Santiago, Chile.

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An anti-government demonstrator in costume joins protests as others clash with police during a general strike in Santiago, Chile. Protesters have taken to the streets as an apology from President Sebastian Pinera and promises of reform failed to quell turmoil that has led to looting, rioting and at least 18 deaths.

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Anti-government demonstrators protest in Plaza Italia in Santiago, Chile. Unrest began last week when a rise in subway fares led to student protests, but then spread nationwide, fueled by frustration among many Chileans who feel they have note shared in the economic advances in one of Latin America’s wealthiest nations.

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Goods and groceries lay strewn on the floor of a looted supermarket in Santiago, Chile. Chile has been facing days of unrest, triggered by a relatively minor increase in subway fares. The protests have shaken a nation noted for economic stability over the past decades, which has seen steadily declining poverty despite persistent high rates of inequality.

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Anti-government demonstrators cover from the police water cannon in Santiago, Chile. Protests in the country have spilled over into a fifth day, even after President Sebastian Pinera cancelled the subway fare hike that prompted rioting, arson and violent clashes that have almost paralyzed the country.

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Protesters stand in tear gas launched by police amid ongoing demonstrations triggered by an increase in subway fares in Santiago, Chile. Protesters defied an emergency decree and confronted police in Chile's capital continuing disturbances that have left at least 11 dead.

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A van set on fire by protesters burns in Santiago, Chile.

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A demonstrator holds up his hands toward advancing soldiers during a protest as a state of emergency remains in effect in Santiago, Chile. Protests in the country have spilled over into a new day, even after President Sebastian Pinera cancelled the subway fare hike that prompted massive and violent demonstrations.

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Police fire tear gas at protesters violating a curfew in downtown Santiago, Chile.

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A protester kicks a tear gas canister during clashes with police in Santiago, Chile.

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Subway cars burnt by protesters are parked at the Elisa Correa station in Santiago, Chile.

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A protester kicks a tear gas canister launched by police near the Santa Lucia subway station during a protest against the rising cost of subway and bus fares, in Santiago.

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A police water cannon puts out a burning barricade near the Santa Lucia subway station during a protest against the rising cost of subway and bus fares, in Santiago.

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Demonstrators taking part in a global protest on climate change are reflected on a clothing store window, in Santiago, Chile. Across the globe, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to demand that leaders tackle climate change in the run-up to a U.N. summit.

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Women stand on the roof of a bus stop shouting slogans in favor feminist movements and against racism during a protest march where protestors called on state authorities to expand legal abortion rights, in Santiago, Chile.

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A woman shout slogans in favor feminist movements and against racism during a protest march where hundreds of protestors called on state authorities to expand legal abortion rights, in Santiago, Chile.

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Women dance during a march in favor feminist movements and against racism where protestors called on state authorities to expand legal abortion rights, Santiago, Chile. The event took place under the auspices of International Day of Afro-Latin American and Afro-Caribbean Women.

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International Monetary Fund Chief Economist and Director of the Research Department Gita Gopinath, center, accompanied by IMF's Deputy Director of Research Department Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti, left, speaks during a presentation the IMF World Economic Outlook Update in Santiago, Chile.

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International Monetary Fund Chief Economist and Director of the Research Department Gita Gopinath leads a presentation of the IMF World Economic Outlook Update, in Santiago, Chile.

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Thousands of teachers, on strike since the beginning of the week, take part in a march against the government of President Sebastian Pinera in Santiago, Chile. The teachers are demanding better working conditions.

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President Ram Nath Kovind inspecting the Guard of Honour along with his Chilean counterpart Sebastian Pinera during a welcoming ceremony at La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago, Chile.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with his Chilean counterpart Sebastian Pinera during a meeting at La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago, Chile.

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President of India Ram Nath Kovind offers flower petals to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Santiago, Chile.

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President of India Ram Nath Kovind poses for a group photo during a community reception, at Santiago, in the Republic of Chile.

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Colombia's President Ivan Duque, from left, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, Chile's President Sebastian Pinera and Argentina's President Mauricio Macri, walk to a staging area for a joint statement at the Prosur Summit, at the presidential palace La Moneda, in Santiago, Chile.

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Students shout slogans while holding a sign that reads in Spanish "You are also Nature" as they march to demand action on climate change, in Santiago, Chile. Students worldwide are skipping class to take to the streets to protest their governments' failure to take sufficient action against global warming.

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Women perform against an anti-abortion law during a march marking International Women's Day in Santiago, Chile. The day has been sponsored by the United Nations since 1975 as millions of women around the world are demanding equality amid a persistent salary gap, violence and widespread inequality.

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A woman sell balloons during inauguration of the Dance, Theater and Visual Arts International Fest Santiago A Mil, in Santiago, Chile.

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A woman enjoys the dragon dancer presentation prior the inauguration of the Dance, Theater and Visual Arts International Festival Santiago A Mil, in Santiago, Chile. Santiago A Mil is the largest performing arts festival in Chile with participating groups originating from 25 different countries.

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Reporters surround Monica Sanchez, after reading the Constitutional Court ruling on human rights violators, in Santiago, Chile. The ruling is a defeat for conservative forces in Chile’s ruling party which had asked the court to declare as unconstitutional the requirements recently approved by the center-left opposition in Congress. The Court upheld measures tightening the requirements for human rights violators to get parole, including that they have completed two thirds of their sentence.

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Sixteen-year-old transgender Angela poses for a photo at the Amaranta Gomez school founded by the Selenna foundation that protects transgender children and their rights, after watching a live broadcast of President Sebastian Pinera talking about the new Gender Law, in Santiago, Chile. Chile's president signed a law that lets people over the age of 14 change their name and gender in official records. Pinera says the measure will help overcome "painful, discriminatory experiences."

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A woman with her face painted takes part in a march against sexism and gender violence, in Santiago, Chile.

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A students light candles during a vigil for Mapuche indigenous man Camilo Catrillanca, in front of the Universidad de Chile, in Santiago, Chile.

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A family walks next to a police vehicle spraying tear gar during clashes triggered by the death of Mapuche indigenous man Camilo Catrillanca, in front of the Universidad de Chile, in Santiago, Chile. The death of Catrillanca, shot in the head when the police was chasing unidentified car thieves, unleashed protests and violence in the troubled indigenous region of La Araucania, as well as in Santiago.

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A couple takes part in a gay pride parade in favor of equal marriage, the adoption and full equality of rights for lesbian, gay, bi, transgenders, intersex people and homo-parental families, in Santiago, Chile.

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A transvestite strikes a pose during a gay pride parade in favor of equal marriage, the adoption and full equality of rights for lesbian, gay, bi, transgenders, intersex people and homo-parental families, in Santiago, Chile.

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A man dressed as bride poses for a parade goer during a gay pride parade in favor of equal marriage, the adoption and full equality of rights for lesbian, gay, bi, transgenders, intersex people and homo-parental families, in Santiago, Chile.

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A transvestite eyes the camera during a gay pride parade in favor of equal marriage, the adoption and full equality of rights for lesbian, gay, bi, transgenders, intersex people and homo-parental families, in Santiago, Chile.

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Women share kiss during a gay pride parade in favor of equal marriage, the adoption and full equality of rights for lesbian, gay, bi, transgenders, intersex people and homo-parental families, in Santiago, Chile.

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Participants take part in a gay pride parade in favor of equal marriage, the adoption and full equality of rights for lesbian, gay, bi, transgenders, intersex people and homo-parental families, in Santiago, Chile.

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A parade participant holding a fan designed with a rainbow banner motif strikes a pose during a gay pride parade in favor of equal marriage, the adoption and full equality of rights for lesbian, gay, bi, transgenders, intersex people and homo-parental families, in Santiago, Chile.

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A man wearing an flower head dress takes part in a gay pride parade in favor of equal marriage, the adoption and full equality of rights for lesbian, gay, bi, transgenders, intersex people and homo-parental families, in Santiago, Chile.

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A man wearing a crown made of popcorn takes part in a gay pride parade in favor of equal marriage, the adoption and full equality of rights for lesbian, gay, bi, transgenders, intersex people and homo-parental families, in Santiago, Chile.

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A transvestite blows a kiss during a gay pride parade in favor of equal marriage, the adoption and full equality of rights for lesbian, gay, bi, transgenders, intersex people and homo-parental families, in Santiago, Chile.

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A local prepares his make up as he gets ready to participate in Halloween in Santiago, Chile.

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Young women, with their faces painted as a clown and zombie for Halloween, travel in the subway in Santiago, Chile.

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The Punch Powertrain Solar Team car from Belgium competes during the Carrera Solar Atacama solar race near Santiago, Chile.

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Followed by Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero, Chile's President Sebastian Pinera and his wife Cecilia Morel raise their fists celebrating a ruling favorable to Chile from the United Nations' highest court, in Santiago, Chile. In a legal ruling from the Hague-based International Court of Justice, the court rejected a request by Bolivia for its judges to order Chile to negotiate a way of granting landlocked Bolivia access to the Pacific Ocean.

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A woman performs Chile's national dance, the "Cueca," wearing a photograph of person who went missing during the dictatorship around her neck, on the anniversary of the coup that ousted Chile's late President Salvador Allende, outside La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago, Chile. The cueca is a couples dance but members of "La Cueca Sola" have been performing it alone for nearly 40 years as a way to mourn and protest forced disappearances during Gen. Augusto Pinochet's 1973-1990 dictatorship.

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A man in drag poses for a picture while taking part in the International LGBT Pride Day in Santiago, Chile.

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