Sebastian Piñera
10 reasons Luis Almagro has to go

From lighting the fuse for the coup in Bolivia and endorsing repression in countries like Chile and Ecuador to waging a hybrid war against Venezuela, OAS General Secretary Luis Almagro has acted as a representative of imperialism’s interests in Latin America

US expands punitive measures against Nicaraguan sandinista government and other stories

Today we look at the RENACER Act signed by President Joe Biden, protests by Mapuche people against growing militarization in Chile, and more

Chile is at the dawn of a new political era

The search for the new era in Chile has two important avenues: the writing of the new constitution, which is what the 155 members of the Constitutional Convention are doing, and the presidential election to be held on November 21, 2021

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

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

Chilean Senate to vote on the postponement of upcoming elections

In a special session to be held on Easter Sunday, the Chilean Senate will decide whether or not to postpone the elections wherein over 15 million Chileans will elect 155 members of the Constitutional Convention

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

Chilean teachers reject plan to reopen schools in March

The national school teachers’ union in Chile stressed that only vaccinating teachers is not enough for a safe return to school, while government authorities have alleged the teachers have been on vacation and don’t want to work

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

Chilean health workers hold an indefinite national strike

The healthcare professionals are demanding special bonuses for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic and a greater budget for the public health sector in 2021, among other measures

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