Chile and Mexico presidents call for democracy in Latin America amid coup anniversary clashes
Chile and Mexico's presidents made a joint address commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1973 coup in Chile.
The coup led by General Augusto Pinochet resulted in 17 years of brutal military rule, with widespread human rights abuses.
Mexican President Lopez Obrador praises Chilean President Salvador Allende and condemns his death during the coup as a "horrendous crime."
A peaceful march in Santiago honoring dictatorship victims turns violent as clashes erupt between demonstrators and police.
Chile experienced significant protests in 2019, leading to calls for police accountability and social reforms.