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An aerial view of the brine pools and processing areas of the Rockwood lithium plant on the Atacama salt flat

An aerial view of the brine pools and processing areas of the Rockwood lithium plant on the Atacama salt flat, the largest lithium deposit currently in production, in the Atacama desert of northern Chile in this file photo dated January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Protests turn violent in Chile

January 1, 1970

Violence erupts as students stage anti-government rallies, demanding education reform in Chile.