During the commemoration of the Battle of Calama, Bolivian President Luis Arce called on his Chilean counterpart Gabriel Boric to endorse the words of former Chilean president Salvador Allende to return Bolivia its sovereign access to the Pacific Ocean
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.
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
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
On the 44th anniversary of the 1976 coup in Thailand, we look at how imperialism has used such violent means throughout history to overthrow those who have fought for the people
Among those detained was Dr. Pablo Sepulveda Allende, grandson of the former socialist President Salvador Allende
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
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.
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.
The US-backed coup d’état against Salvador Allende was carried out on September 11, 1973
Participants of the annual march to remember the victims of the last dictatorship were attacked by Police with tear gas and water cannons
In this episode, we look at the anti-fascist demonstration in Germany, an imminent industrial action by National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) for workers’ rights and the Social Unity’s call for a national protest on September 5.