Struggles For Another Chile, Another Wallmapu

By Pilar Villanueva-Martinez, -

On October 6th, the Chilean government, led by President Sebastián Piñera, increased public transit fares by four per cent in Santiago. Student led protests began immediately and continued as [...]

A Deeper Look At Uprisings Around The World

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Revolts are arising all around the world and it can be hard to keep track of them. We speak with Andre Vltchek, a photographer, writer and documentarian who travels all over to cover world [...]

Chilean Activists Sue Piñera Over Crimes Against Humanity During Protests

By Staff, -

Chilean NGOs Popular Defense, Vergara Toledo Bros Defense Committee and Legal Cooperative filed Monday a lawsuit for crimes against humanity against President Sebastian Piñera so that Santiago's [...]

Neoliberalism’s Children Rise Up To Demand Justice In Chile And The World

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies, -

Uprisings against the corrupt, generation-long dominance of neoliberal “center-right” and “center-left” governments that benefit the wealthy and multinational corporations at the expense of [...]

Chilean Opposition Demands Referendum To Solve Crisis

By Aldo Anfossi,  La Jornada, translation, Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau -

Three opposition parties —Radical, Democracy, and Socialist— demanded that the Sebastian Piñera Administration call for a constituent referendum as a starting point to find a solution to the [...]

The “Super-Mustache” of Nicolás Maduro: Scapegoat of Neoliberal Elites

By Frederick B. Mills, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

Over the past month, ruling elites in Ecuador and Chile as well as the Secretary General of the OAS, Luis Almagro, have been warning that the specter of the President of Venezuela, Nicolás [...]

Why Is The Media Covering Protests In Hong Kong, Chile So Differently?

By Morgan Artyukhina, -

Media coverage of the protest movements in Hong Kong and Chile contrasts sharply, tracing a line in US foreign policy that aims to buttress movements that benefit US imperialism while ignoring or [...]

Crises In Ecuador, Chile, “Reflects The Exhaustion Of Neoliberal Policies”

By Staff, Sputnik, translation, Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau -

Several neoliberal or right-wing governments in South America are turning authoritarian in the face of mass protests taking place in their countries, undermining thus the “region’s weak [...]

Whitewashing Neoliberal Repression In Chile And Ecuador

By Lucas Koerner, -

Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, people are rising up against right-wing, US-backed governments and their neoliberal austerity policies. Currently in Chile, the government of [...]

While Chile Burns, The OAS Targets Bolivia

By Ángel Guerra Cabrera, La Jornada, translation Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau -

Chile’s combative and vigorous popular rebellion is not merely due to the disproportionate increase in the Metro ticket in Santiago. That was the straw that broke the camel’s back for a quarter [...]

Revolts Against The Neoliberal World Order

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Protests against the US and big finance-imposed neoliberal capitalism have exploded across the globe. Two weeks ago, in Pink Tide Against US Domination Rising Again In Latin America, we reviewed [...]

Chilean Military Learns Brutal Tactics From Israel

By Benjamin Zinevich, Independent. -

Chile - What started as a student act of civil disobedience against Santiago’s rising metro fares has now expanded outside the Chilean capital. In a sudden uprising against austerity and [...]

Chile Erupts In Popular Uprising Against Capitalist Injustice

By Karla Martin and Sebastian Link, -

Chile is fighting back and the people refuse to be silent any longer. Beginning October 18, a people’s movement has risen, started by high school students who made a call to protest against the [...]

Chileans Have Launched A General Strike Against Austerity

By Felipe Lagos-Rojas and Francisca Gomez-Baeza, -

In Chile’s main cities, armed forces and tanks are filling the streets. But civilians are holding their ground, refusing to abandon public space. Official reports indicate eleven fatalities so [...]

Chile And The Economic And Political Violence Of The State

By Patricio Zamorano, -

The media had to double down through a constant barrage of violent photos and videos arriving through social networks so that especially non-Chileans, who are accustomed to the mythical image of [...]