Nicolás Alonso

Nicolás Alonso

Nicolás Alonso is a features writer based in Santiago. He was editor of Qué Pasa magazine and collaborated for The Clinic, La Tercera and Vice, among other media. He is the author of the book Luces al fin del mundo, relatos de ciencia en Chile.

A subway ticket office on fire.

Why Chile’s Massive Protests Started With a Subway Fare Hike

An estimated 1.2 million people gathered in Santiago Friday, in what has been called the largest protest in the nation's history. It all began with the Metro.