2018-05-15: On Monday (21 May), countrywide celebrations of Navy Day will take place in Chile. The president on this day also delivers the annual State of the Nation address. In the past, similar events have often led to violent clashes. It also regularly led to blockades of important traffic routes.
Increased security measures are to be expected, local traffic disruptions are possible. Travellers should avoid the demonstrations as a precaution and follow instructions by authorities.