President of Chile fined to pay $3,500 for taking selfie without a facemask - MellonPost

President of Chile fined to pay $3,500 for taking selfie without a facemask

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The President of Chile Sebastian Pinera has been under fire for taking a selfie in a beach with a woman without a facemask.

The picture started making rounds and went viral online in early December, showing Mr. Pinera smiling to the camera along side a woman in a beach.

The country of Chile has in an effort to combat the novel Coronavirus imposed stiff sanctions against those who do not wear face mask in public places.

The sanctions ranges from paying fines and even doing jail time.

But, luckily for the President he is only required to pay fines.

He has since made a public apology for the misdemeanor.

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