Racism In Chile

By Andre Vltchek, Orinoco Tribune. -

Recently, when a retired Chilean U.N. employee tried to enter ECLAC (United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, based in Santiago de Chile) to claim her pension in a [...]

Chile: Night Of Fury To Demand The Withdrawal Of Pension Funds

By Telesur English. -

From Tuesday night until early Wednesday morning, Chilean citizens took to the streets to support a pension-related bill and protest against President Sebastian Piñera. Today the Lower [...]

Chilean Arpilleras Sustain Political Momentum During Lockdown

By Nathalia Santos Ocasio, NACLA. -

After five months of continual mass mobilizations, the Chilean estallido, or uprising, came to a sudden interruption in mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic. President Sebastián Piñera [...]

Chile: Teachers Reject Resuming School Year Over COVID-19

By Telesur English. -

Chile's Professors College refused Sunday to resume the educational year in May. The union expressed its disagreement with the Chilean president's administrative decisions. Sebastian Piñeira, [...]

Pandemic And Economic Crisis In Latin America

By Revista El Porteño (Chile) - Corriente Socialista Militante (Argentina) - CMI-Chile, Marxist.com. -

The coronavirus pandemic is the catalyst that just pushed the economy into a global recession. The capitalist crisis that has shaken the foundations of the world since 2008 is on its way to [...]

New Wave Of Protests Sweeping Across Chile

By Betsey Piette, Workers.org. -

Chile has witnessed a week of renewed protests demanding the resignation of billionaire President Sebastián Piñera and calling for a Peoples’ Convention to scrap former dictator Augusto [...]

Chile: Despite Harsh Repression Of Thousands In Dignity Square Protestors Prevail

By Carlos Aznárez and Maria Torrellas, Resumen-english.org -

Neither the carabineros with their usual violent repression, nor Piñera, the dictator-puppet of US policies for the continent, nor even the hegemonic media with their lies or concealment of what [...]

Chile: Regaining Dignity Is Priceless

By Carlos Aznarez, Resumen Latinoamericano, translation North America bureau -

Yesterday was another day of mobilization in several points of the city of Santiago and surroundings. As it happened on the first day of the revolt, in October 2019, the high school [...]

Chile’s Struggle To Democratize The State

By J. Patrice McSherry, Nacla.org -

The social uprising in Chile has now reached its fourth month. Masses of people continue to protest and demand structural change despite ferocious repression—mainly at the hands of the [...]

Chile’s Piñera And His Repressive Laws Versus The Subversion Of A People

By Jaime David Farias Delva, Resumen-english.org -

The months of rebellion that the people of Chile are experiencing have caused them to ask themselves questions, which require quick answers because if they are not answered as soon as possible [...]

Chile: 3,765 Injured,10,000 Detained Protesters Since October

By Telesur English. -

Four months of protests in Chile against the neoliberal policies of Sebastian Piñera's government has resulted in more than 3,700 people injured, 951 filed complaints of torture and 195 for [...]

Four Months After The Revolt In Chile: Repression, Resistance And Struggle Continues

By Carlos Aznárez, Resumen-english.org -

They have not been able to cope with this stubborn and brave people who for four months have not only gone out into the squares by the thousands but have also changed their names to beautiful [...]

Chile Where The Real Violence Is Coming From

By Alejandro Lavquen, Resumen Latinoamericano, translation, North America bureau -

Since the people’s rebellion began against the Sebastian Piñera Administration and neoliberalism in Chile, he and the pro-Pinochet right-wing have gathered under Chile Vamos, in collaboration [...]

Citizen Assemblies Are Challenging The Neo Liberal Model In Chile

By Juan Manuel Boccacci, Pagina 12, translation Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau -

If a Chilean was told a year ago that in a few months he would find popular assemblies in his neighborhood to give his opinion and decide on the future of his country, he surely would not have [...]

Chile: 5 Dead In A Week As Violent Repression Continues

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Chile has faced one of its most violent weeks after five people have died due to the increase of violence and repression in the hands of the militarized police (Carabineros). The deaths took [...]