Change! Chilean Protesters Torch US Flag at Anti-Obama Rally
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“This demonstration is to reject Barack Obama’s militaristic policies,” said a protest organizer.
Demonstrators burn a makeshift U.S. flag during a protest against a visit by U.S. President Barack Obama in Santiago March 21, 2011. Obama is in Santiago on the second leg of his five-day Latin America tour to Brazil, Chile and El Salvador. (REUTERS/Cristobal Saavedra)
Emirates 23-7 had more on the protest:
Some 300 people, including influential union leaders and members of Chile’s Communist Party, earlier marched in the downtown Plaza de Armas carrying banners that read “Obama Persona No Grata” and “Gringos Go Home.”
“This demonstration is to reject Barack Obama’s militaristic policies,” protest organizer Ricardo Sole told AFP.