Update 2019-10-30: Demonstrations took place in Santiago de Chile, Valparaíso, and Concepción on Tuesday (29 October). Thousands of people joined the protests. Fresh clashes erupted in Santiago as protesters attempted to advance towards the presidential palace. Security forces used water canons and tear gas.
2019-10-29: An anti-government demonstration again resulted in clashes with security forces near the presidential palace (Palacio de La Moneda) in Santiago de Chile on Monday (28 October). Protesters looted several shops and a fire erupted in a building complex housing a shopping centre, a hotel and shops. Fresh protests also erupted in Valparaíso and Concepción, according to local media reports. The state of emergency had ended at midnight local time on Sunday (27 October). Nighttime curfews had been lifted on Saturday (26 October).
A mass demonstration was announced to take place at Plaza Baquedano (Plaza Italia) in Santiago de Chile on Tuesday (29 October). A 24-hours long strike will also begin at the Escondida copper mine on Tuesday (29 October).
Heightened security measures are to be expected. Violent clashes between protesters and security forces are possible. Travellers are advised to exercise caution, to strictly avoid demonstrations, road blockades, large gatherings, and deployments of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.