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03.11.2019

We advance in Chile to a General Strike for the Constituent Assembly

We advance in Chile to a General Strike for the Constituent Assembly

The undersigned organizations have gathered in a historic meeting whose purpose was to give a sign of unity in the face of the indolence and lack of willingness of the government, businessmen and parliament to listen, attend and process the demands that the Chilean people have expressed in the streets… »

03.11.2019

Brazil: indigenous Guajajara killed by loggers in Maranhão

Brazil: indigenous Guajajara killed by loggers in Maranhão

The group of indigenous forest agents known as “Guardians of the Forest” was ambushed by loggers on Friday, November 1, 2019, in the interior of the Araribóia Indigenous Land, region of Bom Jesus das Selvas (Maranhão state), between the Lagoa Comprida and Jenipapo peoples. There was an intense confrontation. The… »

02.11.2019

Nelsy Lizarazo speaking from Ecuador: “Now we know who we are”.

Nelsy Lizarazo speaking from Ecuador: “Now we know who we are”.

When, after 11 days of strong social mobilization, Decree 883 was repealed and the beginning of a broad dialogue between the government and the indigenous movement was announced, the issue ceased to occupy the headlines of the mainstream media. However, the conflict is not over. In the following interview, Nelsy… »

02.11.2019

Santiago LIVE: Thousands of people gather spontaneously

Santiago LIVE: Thousands of people gather spontaneously

  In this link, you can follow live the spontaneous mobilization that is taking place in Santiago de Chile. One million people according to the radio. 19:15 The Carabineros (police) began to pour tear gas and water upon the people, who were demonstrating in a joyful and nonviolent… »

31.10.2019

Greta and the young people who jumped the turnstiles

Greta and the young people who jumped the turnstiles

“How dare you?,” Greta Thurnberg said at the UN to those responsible for the planet’s environmental situation, angry, impotent, belonging to the generation that will inherit a world collapsed in its sustainability. She was coming to Chile to participate in COP25. Her clamour also resonated in the young Chileans who… »

28.10.2019

Eighth Fair of Nonviolent Initiatives was held in Quito

Eighth Fair of Nonviolent Initiatives was held in Quito

In the framework of Nonviolent October, this morning and afternoon was held in Cumandá Parque Urbano, in the city of Quito, the 8th Fair of Nonviolent Initiatives. Hundreds of people visited stands and participated in recreational activities, sensory, with pets, brain gymnastics, among others that were registered in this fair… »

28.10.2019

Exchange and integration of experiences in Chile this week

Exchange and integration of experiences in Chile this week

In the district house of the humanist parliamentary deputy of the Frente Amplio (Broad Front), Tomás Hirsch, a meeting of 120 people took place today, seeking to understand better, exchange with others and finish integrating everything lived during the last week in Chile, marked by the evasions in the Metro,… »

28.10.2019

Alberto Fernández wins the elections and is the president-elect of Argentina

Alberto Fernández wins the elections and is the president-elect of Argentina

In the elections held this Sunday 27 in Argentina, the candidate of the Frente de Todos (Front for All) Alberto Fernández was elected as the new president. Alberto Fernandez wins the elections and is the president-elect of Argentina together with the former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner as Vice President. »

26.10.2019

Photo-reportage: Plaza Italia in Santiago de Chile, October 25

Photo-reportage: Plaza Italia in Santiago de Chile, October 25

We publish here the sequence of photos that give an account of what happened today, October 25, with the largest gathering of people that has taken place in a Chilean demonstration. According to the data we have, approximately 1,500,000 people participated. If we count those who demonstrated in other cities… »

25.10.2019

More demonstrations of support and solidarity with Chile around the world

More demonstrations of support and solidarity with Chile around the world

As the days go by, demonstrations by Chileans and local organizations are held in more cities around the world to express their support for the Chilean people in these days of change, as well as to join the demand that Sebastián Piñera resign and call a Constituent Assembly to replace… »

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