Chile protests – level 2

01-10-2021 15:00

Chile is the richest country in South America. Millions of migrants want to live there, and many of them come from Venezuela.

Last week, people protested in the Chilean city of Iquique. There was a migrant camp in the town center, but authorities decided to close it. There was a very bad situation, as the place was dirty, and some migrants were sick.

When authorities closed the camp, the migrants wandered through the town. They wanted to stay on the beach, but local people did not like it. They protested, and they burned some of the migrants’s things.

Venezuela is a very poor country, and millions of people left in recent years. This year´s inflation for Venezuela is about 3,000%.

Difficult words: migrant (a person who travels to another place or country usually to find work or to be safe), wander (to walk around without a plan or idea where to go), inflation (when it is very hard to buy things because prices go up and money cannot buy very many things).

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