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  • "Chile despertó", #Chile woke up! (Twitter - Photo: Laura MillanLombraña)

    Burying Pinochet

    The Chilean media were quick to label the October 2019 popular uprising an ‘estallido social’, a social explosion. As the cry of ‘Chile despertó!’­– Chile woke up!–rang out in the streets, the refrain in television studios was that ‘no one saw this coming’.