Augusto Pinochet
What are Chileans voting for in Sunday’s historic constitutional plebiscite

Ahead of the Chilean national plebiscite, scheduled for October 25, we answer some of the key questions regarding the upcoming popular referendum

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.

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

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

Chilean left-wing political parties initiate a campaign for new constitution

Members of the political parties will campaign to urge people to vote for a new Constitution and a Constitutional Convention, highlighting the need to end the current constitution drafted during the dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet

Massive protests at Viña del Mar Festival in Chile

Chilean protesters took over 61st Viña del Mar International Song Festival to protest against the right-wing government and its neoliberal economic policies

Death of football fan and activist in Chile reignites protests

Jorge Mora, a football fan and a social activist, was run over by a national police truck outside a football stadium in Santiago

Two months of Chilean resistance

Enduring heavy police and military repression for two months, Chileans stand firm in their demand for a new inclusive constitution

Chileans demand National Constituent Assembly

A national strike was held on Tuesday November 12 to continue demands for a National Constituent Assembly and for the resignation of Piñera

Víctor Jara Victor Jara and the rhythm of resistance

He symbolized the idea that art and progressive politics should converge to strengthen people’s resistance. To this day, Jara’s resistance remains an inspiration for peoples’ movements across the world.

ATW 51_Special_ 1973 coup in Chile Around the World in 8 Minutes: The 1973 coup in Chile

In this special episode of Around the World in 8 minutes, we look at the anniversary of the 1973 coup in Chile that overthrew Salvador Allende and led to large-scale human rights violations and assassinations.

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