With stores burned and looted, Walmart seeks police protection in riot-hit Chile

FILE PHOTO: A demonstrator jumps over a burning barricade during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado/File Photo

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Walmart has sought court orders for police protection in protest-wracked Chile after more than 120 of its supermarkets were looted or burned. The Chilean subsidiary of the U.S.-headquartered retailer <WMT.N> lodged orders with courts in six Chilean cities, saying the attacks on its stores had put its staff’s safety and jobs at […]

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