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Labor and workers’ rights are at the heart of Chile’s new Constitutional Convention

The members of the Constitutional Convention have been working since July 2021 to propose a new, more inclusive framework for the country

Iran says significant progress made on JCPOA, hardest issues remain and other stories

Today we look at the developments in the 8th round of JCPOA talks, the Rohingya genocide case in the International Court of Justice, and more

End of the road for Chile’s neoliberal healthcare system?

After the victory of Gabriel Boric in Chile’s presidential elections, the country awaits long-needed changes to its health system

Leftist candidate Gabriel Boric emerges victorious in Chilean elections

Boric has promised to deliver on key demands raised during the 2019 protests which includes an increase in state spending on social services, progressive taxes on corporations and wealthy individuals.

Chile is at the political crossroads: social renewal or decades of painful neoliberal policy

Presidential candidate José Antonio Kast reflects the failure of Chile to prosecute those who violated the rights of Chileans during the 30 years of Pinochet’s rule

Far-right and left to face off in second round of presidential elections in Chile

According to the results released by the Chile’s Electoral Service, the conservative candidate José Antonio Kast obtained 27.91% of the votes, while the progressive candidate Gabriel Boric followed him with 25.82% of the votes

Sunday’s landmark election will decide the future of Chile

Sunday’s general elections offer Chileans another opportunity to consolidate the process of change, initiated during the October 2019 social uprising against decades of neoliberal policies and glaring social inequalities

Meet the communists who now govern Chile

The recent victories of the left in a number of municipalities and in elections for the Constitutional Convention have set the stage for a categorical rejection of the legacy of the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship and the building of a new Chile

Progressive forces win majority of seats in Chile’s Constitutional Convention

Independent and progressive candidates won more than a two-thirds majority in the Constitutional Convention, a body responsible for writing Chile’s new constitution

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

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