How Officials Discuss Foreign Policy When Nobody’s Watching

By John McEvoy, The Canary. -

On 11 September 1973, the Chilean military violently removed the elected government of Salvador Allende and installed a dictatorship under Augusto Pinochet. UK-manufactured arms were used in the [...]

80,000 Chileans March To Legalize Medical Marijuana, Regulate Recreational Use

By Staff, -

Thousands of Chileans demonstrated Saturday in the center of Santiago to demand immediate changes to the way medical and recreational cannabis is regulated and accessed. The fifteenth "Cultivate [...]

Chilean Police Repress Thousands Of Protesting Students

By Staff, -

Thousands of students peacfully demonstrated in Santiago Thursday during a renewed protest to demand sweeping education reforms, but were attacked by anti-riot police. The march, which had [...]

Chile’s Feminists Inspire A New Era Of Social Struggle

By Bree Busk, -

It is May 2018 and as winter descends on Santiago, Chile, a new wave of feminist activity is exploding into life. Anti-patriarchal graffiti covers the city walls and streets are littered with the [...]

Chile: 36 Former Pinochet Intel Agents Sentenced

By Staff, -

The Court of Appeals of Santiago de Chile sentenced 36 former agents of the National Intelligence Directorate (DINA) for their participation in the forced disappearance of hundreds of opposition [...]

Chilean Workers Observe National Strike Demanding Labor Rights

By Staff, -

On November 8, hundreds of thousands of Chilean workers organised a massive rally in Santiago as part of their national strike. The call for strike was given by Worker’s United Centre of Chile [...]

Relatives Of Chile’s Disappeared Are Exposing Dictatorship-Era Torturers

By Ramona Wadi, Waging Nonviolence. -

The return of the right wing to power in Chile has come at the expense of those still seeking justice for crimes committed during the 17-year U.S.-backed dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet, which [...]

Chile Convicts 20 Pinochet-Era Intelligence Agents For Role In Operation Condor

By Telesur. -

Chilean judge Mario Carroza ordered 20 former agents of Chile’s infamous National Intelligence Direction (DINA) to serve prison time for their roles in the kidnapping and murder of 12 victims of [...]

Chile’s Political System Shaken By Rise Of New Anti-Neoliberal Left

By Staff, -

By Staff of The Bullet - First, it’s clear that the result, for any observer, was a complete surprise. Although looking at it now we can see that there were many signs pointing to the possibility [...]

Newsletter: Color Revolution Comes Home?

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The United States has perfected the art of regime change operations. The US is the largest empire in world history with more than 1,000 [...]

Chile’s Indigenous Mapuche Protest Deadly Police Brutality

By Staff, -

By Staff of Tele Sur - Chile’s Mapuche, who make up roughly 10 percent of its population, are more likely to be killed by police than non-Mapuche people. Dozens of Chile’s Indigenous Mapuche [...]

Month Long Miners Strike In Chile

By ALBA Movements, -

By ALBA Movements for Dawn News. The 2,500 organized workers of the Chilean mine La Escondida, the biggest copper mine of the world, reached the first month of strike today, in the middle of the [...]

The Heavy Price of Chile’s Privatized Water

By Daniel Gallagher, -

By Daniel Gallagher for the Guardian. When it comes to water, Chile is failing its citizens. In Santiago, the nation’s capital, millions of people are regularly left without running water for [...]

Chilean, Trained By School Of Americas, Guilty In Murder Of Singer

By Linda Cooper and James Hodge, -

By Linda Cooper and James Hodge for National Catholic Reporter - Nearly 43 years after the assassination of a famed Chilean folksinger, a Florida jury has found a former Chilean lieutenant liable [...]

The US Returns To Latin America

By Vijay Prashad for the Hindu and Counterpunch. The financial crisis of 2007-08 dented China’s economy and saw the slow deterioration of commodity prices. It took a few years for the economic [...]

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