Social unrest, protests and economic issues in Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Chile and Venezuela have been pushed to the back burner by the COVID-19 pandemic. The next area of dissent will be how to deal with the impact of the novel coronavirus.
Chile is witnessing vandalism, crime and even terrorism and the country has been plunged into chaos. Protestors appear dissatisfied by the president’s offer of a vote to change the constitution. The economy is set to suffer a decline. Many Chilean cities have not seen a day of calm for months.