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Clemente Padin, Uruguay
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As night fell, the action continued.  In the meantime, the President had issued orders to repress the popular movement.

This moving photo was taken at midnight, when the "carros-bomba" attempted to disperse the demonstrators with water cannons.
The following day the repression continued.  There were 29 deaths due to incidents with police.
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