Residents protest as police escort presidential candidate

Chileans in the working-class district of Santiago throw eggs and stones at a vehicle carrying far-right presidential candidate Jose Antonio Kast, as he leaves a campaign event in the neighbourhood of Lo Espejo. Kast, the leader of the Republican Party, has expressed kinship with other conservative leaders such as Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro, Donald Trump in the United States and Spain’s far-right Vox party. He will run against leftist Gabriel Boric in a runoff presidential election on December 19.

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