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10.11.2019

Evo Morals calls new general elections

Evo Morals calls new general elections

La Paz, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Constitutional President Evo Morales called new general elections, at a press conference from the presidential hangar on Sunday. The Bolivian leader noted that after listening to criteria of members of the Bolivian Workers’ Union and other social sectors, he decided to… »

10.11.2019

Demonstrations from abroad of support, encouragement and inspiration for Chile

Demonstrations from abroad of support, encouragement and inspiration for Chile

Al over the world there have been demonstrations in support of the rebellion in Chile, fuelled by the core tiredness of the people of having their basic rights played with by the same elite that has accumulated and concentrated the country’s resources for way too long. That includes the governments… »

10.11.2019

More images of the multitudinous demonstration in Santiago

More images of the multitudinous demonstration in Santiago

There are many images left of this Friday of the third week of mass demonstrations in various places in Chile. Without a doubt Santiago is the place from where our photographers have collected the most moments, despite the fact that in several cities of regions there were also important… »

10.11.2019

A historic day for Berlin, when will the Chilean people be able to celebrate the triumph of their revolution?

A historic day for Berlin, when will the Chilean people be able to celebrate the triumph of their revolution?

Thirty years ago, on 9.11.1989 the Berlin Wall fell after a peaceful revolution of the citizens of the DDR. There was no military intervention. On the eve of this historic day, many people gathered in the “East Side Gallery” a remnant of the old Wall 1.3 km long, which remains… »

09.11.2019

‘An Extraordinary Day’: Brazilian Leftist Leader Lula Freed From Prison

‘An Extraordinary Day’: Brazilian Leftist Leader Lula Freed From Prison

“An extraordinary day in Brazil—for the world, given Lula’s stature.” by Eoin Higgins, staff writer for Common Dreams Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, known as Lula, was freed from prison Friday after a year-and-a-half behind bars due to a politically motivated prosecution from the country’s… »

08.11.2019

21 days of demonstrations in Chile

21 days of demonstrations in Chile

What began with students jumping off the turnstiles to evade payment of the increased  Metro fare has become a social outpouring of proportions claiming to end the neoliberal model in Chile. People have had enough of enduring the inclemency, the contempt, the bad treatment of the elites so benefited by… »

07.11.2019

Carabineros will be investigated for crimes of torture in Chile

Carabineros will be investigated for crimes of torture in Chile

This was confirmed by the Attorney General’s Office, since torture and repression has been “a daily thing for the students” according to the leader of ACES, Coordinating Assembly of Secondary Students. In addition to torture, minors have been forced to undress, mistreated and raped. Yesterday, the Carabineros entered the Liceo… »

05.11.2019

Chile, Rigoberta Menchú’s visit due to Human Rights situation.

Chile, Rigoberta Menchú’s visit due to Human Rights situation.

Rigoberta Menchú, Guatemalan and 1992 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, is on a visit to Chile and showed her concern about allegations of human rights violations by state agents during the Chilean protests on Sunday 3. This after meeting in Santiago with the National Institute of Human Rights (INDH). Today she… »

04.11.2019

Massive caravan of cyclists demonstrates in front of Piñera’s residence in Santiago de Chile

Massive caravan of cyclists demonstrates in front of Piñera’s residence in Santiago de Chile

One Sunday after three holidays, which was expected without major events, the public opinion was surprised by a massive caravan of cyclists who came to the home of President Piñera to demonstrate in front of his own residence with slogans calling for his resignation. The surprise was due to the… »

03.11.2019

Defying the neoliberal prescriptions: The organic veins in América Latina

Defying the neoliberal prescriptions: The organic veins in América Latina

Javier Tolcachier 22/10/2019 Evo won! The process of change won. By a small difference, after the count, the officialist binomio overcame the barrier of ten points over the second, Carlos Mesa. The representa tive of neoliberalism was the ex-vice president of “Goni”, Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, the responsable of the… »

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