Augusto Pinochet dictatorship
When market fundamentalism overcomes common sense: Myth of electricity markets

The so-called electricity markets were created to help private capital, not people. It is time we wound up these bogus markets and returned public services to people, to be run cooperatively for their benefit

Gabriel Boric takes office as Chile’s new president

The inauguration of the progressive Gabriel Boric marks the beginning of a new era of social justice in Chile

“Treacherous”: Sudanese protestors reject Hamdok-Al Burhan deal and other stories

Today we look at the protests in Sudan and the reinstatement of PM Hamdok, the results of Venezuela’s local and regional elections, and more

Chile is at the dawn of a new political era

The search for the new era in Chile has two important avenues: the writing of the new constitution, which is what the 155 members of the Constitutional Convention are doing, and the presidential election to be held on November 21, 2021

Chile prepares for historic Constitutional Convention elections

This weekend, around 15 million Chileans will go to the polls to elect the 155 members of the Constitutional Convention, a body that will be responsible for rewriting the country’s dictatorship-era constitution inherited from the era of Pinochet

Chilean Senate to vote on the postponement of upcoming elections

In a special session to be held on Easter Sunday, the Chilean Senate will decide whether or not to postpone the elections wherein over 15 million Chileans will elect 155 members of the Constitutional Convention

Chileans approve drafting a new constitution

Following the announcement of the preliminary results, tens of thousands of Chileans took to the streets to celebrate the victory of the “approve” and “constitutional convention” options

Battling repression, Chileans take to the streets to mark one year of protests

The demonstrations took place despite massive deployment of the Chilean police. Sunday’s demonstrations were organized just a few days ahead of the upcoming constitutional referendum.

Protests against police brutality continue in Chile

For the third consecutive day, Chileans took to the streets demanding the resignation of the director general of the Carabineros Mario Rozas

Chilean senators present bill to allow COVID-19 patients to vote in October plebiscite

Chilean movements and parties have continued campaigning in order to urge the citizens to vote in favor of a new Constitution

Chileans carry out a two-day national protest against Piñera’s government

The national strike has been called in rejection of the national government, its mishandling of the health and economic emergencies and the lack of food and aid for vulnerable population

With a virtual candle light march, Chileans honor victims of the military dictatorship

On the Day of the Young Combatant, Chileans commemorated the victims of the US-backed military dictatorship with a virtual candle light mobilization on social media