Pía Figueroa

Co-Director of Pressenza, life-long humanist, author of several monographs and books.

COP26: Conclusions of the Intercultural Dialogue on Climate Change Delivered

The conclusions of the Intercultural Dialogue between Indigenous Peoples and Abya Yala governments on Climate Change were delivered today by the Fund for the Development of Indigenous Peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean (FILAC) and the Presidency of COP25,…

“Time to say enough is enough”: Guterres at the opening of COP26

“Enough of mistreating biodiversity. No more treating nature like a toilet. Stop burning, drilling and mining deeper. We are digging our own grave,” warned the UN Secretary General as he opened COP26 to leaders of more than 120 nations gathered…

“This is a very paradoxical stage”, interview with Tomás Hirsch

We spoke with Tomás Hirsch, Member of Parliament for Acción Humanista, who is about to go to the polls again, seeking re-election on November 21st for the District where he has worked for the last four years: Peñalolén, La Reina,…

Interview with Leopoldina Fortunati

We wanted to interview Italian writer Leopoldina Fortunati, a renowned theorist and writer, Sociology academic at the University of Udine, feminist activist and member of Potere Operaio and one of the main referents of the current of autonomous feminism, as…

World Organization for Peace appoints Chilean actress Paulina Hunt as Ambassador for Peace

We interviewed the renowned Chilean actress and playwright Paulina Hunt on the occasion of her recent appointment as Ambassador for Peace by the World Organization for Peace, given that her trajectory has contributed notably to the advancement of non-violence and…

Art in Search of Humanity

Individually I consider myself an optimist, but collectively I am an absolute pessimist. We have no choice but to continue working, in the hope that culture, education and tolerance will be weapons of mass construction with which to confront violence…

67 Years in the Peace Movement

by John Scales Avery A new freely downloadable book I would like to announce the publication of a book which discusses the things that I have experienced during my 67 years of work in the peace movement. The book may…

Between Upheavals and Hope: Migrants Test Chile’s Ethical Scaffolding

By Maxine Lowy After four days on the road, since boarding the first bus in Machala, Ecuador, they were finally in Tacna. Lorena Zambrano and her two small children had barely slept or eaten well on the buses but now…

Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed 800,000 deaths from Covid-19 on Tuesday

The modern plague advances, despite vaccines and the phenomenal deployment of science and technology, despite the fact that so many intelligent minds have been working on antidotes, despite the sustained efforts of health personnel and doctors who have been working…

“Santiago is crying out for a territorial government with a horizontal and libertarian outlook” Helmut Kramer, Candidate for Mayor of Santiago

The heat and the cold have that thing of inevitable denunciation of the unjust. When a city burns or freezes, inequality emerges and there is no way to hide it. The summer in Santiago de Chile, in addition to boiling…

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