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
Chile is recording nearly 4,000 new cases everyday and about 95% of the ICU beds in the hospitals across the country have already been occupied
Vijay Prashad speaks to Roger Waters on issues ranging from the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the protests in Chile to the coup against Evo Morales Ayma in Bolivia and the struggle to liberate Palestine.
Among those detained was Dr. Pablo Sepulveda Allende, grandson of the former socialist President Salvador Allende
Chilean women’s rights organizations and feminist movements have fiercely criticized president Sebastián Piñera for his misogynist and patriarchal remarks
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
We also report on the social protests in Chile against the neoliberal government of President Sebastián Piñera.
Jorge Mora, a football fan and a social activist, was run over by a national police truck outside a football stadium in Santiago
For months, hundreds of thousands of Chileans have been standing firm in their demand for a new inclusive constitution through a National Constituent Assembly, enduring brutal state repression
Chilean student organizations claim that the University Selection Test or PSU deepens inequalities in the education sector
2019 saw historic revolts against the neoliberal economic model that favors the elite and wealthy while making life precarious and miserable for the working-class