Chile

The residents of La Dormida have been protesting for months against the construction of pylons for the Cardones Polpaico project on account of the impact it will have on their day-to-day life, as well as the Campana Pañuelas, one of the important biosphere reserves in the country

All the presidents of the region were invited to the summit except for Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro. The setting up of Prosur is seen as an attempt to create a parallel organisation to UNASUR which was set up during the time of Commander Hugo Chavez

24-year-old Camilo Catrillanca was assassinated on Wednesday, November 14, during an invasion of his community by the special ‘anti-terrorist’ unit of the Chilean police, Comando Jungla

The progressive sections in the Chilean civil society have been angered at the relentless pro-rich neo-liberal policy reforms by the right-wing president Sebastian Piñera.

For decades, Ana Gonzalez worked to trace the whereabouts of her family and thousands of the people who were forcible disappeared during the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet

No Vote Chile

In the referendum of 1988, 56% of Chileans had voted ‘against the continuation of the dictator Augusto Pinochet’s rule, forcing him to step down two years later

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