WATCH | Chilean president announces major govt reshuffle amid protests

2019-10-27 08:42

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera on Saturday announced a major government reshuffle, the day after more than one million people took to the streets for the largest protests in a week of demonstrations.

"I asked all ministers to resign in order to form a new government and to be able to respond to these new demands," he said in an address to the nation, adding that the state of emergency may be lifted Sunday if "circumstances permit."

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