Chile uprising
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

Gabriel Boric’s victory in Chile’s presidential run-off hailed across the globe

Political leaders from across the globe hailed the victory of Gabriel Boric of the left-wing Approve Dignity coalition in Chile’s presidential elections. Boric won the presidency with 55.87% of the votes

Renewed protests mark anniversary of Chile’s 2019 ‘Estallido Social’ and other stories

Today we look at protests in Chile marking 2 years since the 2019 Social Outburst, the mercenaries identified in an assassination plot against Bolivian president Luis Arce, and more

Political prisoner and activist Father Stan Swamy dies at 84 in India and other stories

Today we look at the imprisonment and death of Indian activist Stan Swamy, the arrests of Palestinian activists by Israeli and Palestine Authority forces, and more

Israeli air strikes on Gaza enter second week and other stories

Today we look at the situation in Gaza in the 2nd week of Israeli attacks, the results of Chile’s Constitutional Convention elections, and more

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

Chileans intensify protests against Sebastián Piñera and police

Various social organizations, students’ groups, trade unions and women’s movements have called for a series of protests against the right-wing government of president Sebastián Piñera this month

Massive protests in Chile demanding the release of political prisoners

During the uprising than began in October 2019, thousands were arrested and many continue to face legal processes. A number of mobilizations have been organized to demand their immediate release

On International Human Rights Day, Chileans demand release of political prisoners

In the capital Santiago, the national police repressed the protest near presidential palace with tear gas and water cannons spraying water with toxic chemicals

Chileans to strike on December 10 demanding release of political prisoners

For the past two weeks, members of several human rights organizations, social movements, trade unions and political parties have been mobilizing in the capital every Friday to demand the release of these prisoners

Chileans demand release of political prisoners arrested during October 2019 uprising

For the past two weeks, Chileans have been mobilizing in the capital to demand the release of young political prisoners and the national police force has been repressing them, on occasions with water mixed with chemicals

Chileans demand release of political prisoners detained in the uprising

Hundreds of young people arrested during the social uprising of October 2019 remain in preventive detention

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