Sebastian Piñera
Police repress march commemorating the victims of last Chilean dictatorship

Participants of the annual march to remember the victims of the last dictatorship were attacked by Police with tear gas and water cannons

Violent police repression during national protest in Chile

Protesters demonstrated demanding fundamental rights such as education, health, housing, employment and decent pensions.

ATW-ep-48 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 48

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.

Chile protests against labor reforms Chileans protest president Piñera’s labor reforms

Peoples movements across Chile have called a national protest on September 5 in defense of workers’ rights and in support of the bill introduced by two leftist Congresswomen.

Chilean teachers continue their strike for a fifth week

In its new proposal, the education ministry refused to address six of the twelve demands put forth by the teachers’ union and offered to continue negotiating in the future on the rest

Chilean mine workers reject Codelco’s offer and continue strike

Since June 14, over 3,200 workers at the Chuquicamata mine have been on strike demanding lifetime health insurance coverage for all workers

Chilean teachers’ strike enters fourth week

The teachers’ strike continues to grow and has received support from national and international organizations

Chile teachers strike Chilean teachers’ strike will continue for the third week

Since June 3, the primary and secondary education teachers in Chile are mobilizing against the deterioration of public education, infrastructural problems, long-standing teachers’ debts and curricular changes, among other issues.

Thousands of Chilean students mobilize against Piñera’s anti-student policies

The students mobilized demanding an end to indebtedness, criminalization of students, gender-based inequality and sexual harassment as well as an improved budget for education, a mental health program in higher education institutions and spaces for civic education

“Even today, we are hostages of states that do not recognize our Mapuche nationality”

Mapuche Nation condemned the states of Argentina and Chile before the International Criminal Court (ICC) for the genocide of the Indigenous people of the community

PROSUR: strengthening of regional integration or disintegration?

All the presidents of the region were invited to the summit except for Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro. The setting up of Prosur is seen as an attempt to create a parallel organisation to UNASUR which was set up during the time of Commander Hugo Chavez

Mapuche youth assassinated by Colombian and US-trained Chilean police unit

24-year-old Camilo Catrillanca was assassinated on Wednesday, November 14, during an invasion of his community by the special ‘anti-terrorist’ unit of the Chilean police, Comando Jungla

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