The United States, Canada and Chile are in the midst of a celebration that began in August and will run through May 2.
Here are the most popular images and symbols: Independence Day celebration in the United States The U.S. and Canada celebrate the centennial of independence by holding a flag raising ceremony at the Capitol on Friday.
The two countries, which are allies, have been at odds over the issue of independence for decades.
In March, the U.N. General Assembly adopted a resolution that calls on the two countries to separate from the United Kingdom and join the European Union.
A day later, a Chilean delegation held a similar rally in front of the U