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Pía Figueroa

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

“A play entirely inspired by failure”, Paulina Hunt

We interviewed actress Paulina Hunt, a Chilean playwright and teacher of theatre and television, about the new play she is about to present. Here we transcribe the full conversation: Pressenza: You are about to premiere a new play of your…

Massive march and repression

Another September 11 in Chile, but not just any other day. It is 50 years since the coup d’état and there is an important generational change on the streets, many thousands of young people who feel the need to express…

Tomás Hirsch: “I perceived a purpose that strongly drives Chinese society”.

We interviewed Deputy Tomás Hirsch due to his recent trip to China, where he headed the delegation of 16 leaders of the 9 Chilean ruling parties who were invited by the Chinese Communist Party, because we are interested in his…

Hector Pojomovsky

Your surname was Russian, your Russian Jewish ancestors migrated and you were born in Argentina. Maybe it was your classmates in primary or secondary school in Mendoza who nicknamed you “el Pojo”. It wouldn’t be strange, but that’s how I…

Thanks to Daniel Milani

After this prolonged “pause”, after the last episode that sent him back to hospital, Daniel has moved on to immaterial spaces, leaving us with tremendous gratitude. Because it is precisely in the face of the possibility of the imminent passage…

“I’m going to Washington to contribute to a political project that we have been waiting for years”, Fernando García Naddaf

We interviewed the new Press and Cultural Attaché of the Chilean Embassy in the United States, Fernando García Naddaf, activist of Acción Humanista, teacher, Pressenza collaborator and great friend. Pressenza: Tell us Fernando about your new appointment? Fernando García: I…

Irina Karamanos: the institutional unanchoring of the role of First Lady has to do with democratic values (Part 1)

We talked to Irina Karamanos about the purpose that led her to deconstruct the institutional anchoring of the role of First Lady. We also anticipate the reflections that will take place at the International Feminist Meeting, to be held in…

Irina Karamanos and the project to remember the role of Chilean first ladies

The Presidency’s Sociocultural Coordination, headed by social scientist Irina Karamanos, ceased its functions on Saturday 31 December. Yesterday, however, Karamanos left the Palacio de La Moneda after meeting with the former first ladies and former sociocultural directors who held the…

Irina Karamanos, the important gesture of getting rid of power

Normally people tend to gain power. Whether it is any office worker aspiring to become a boss or ideally a CEO, to make more and more complex decisions. The civil servant seeks to be Head of Division, Secretary of State…

Tegucigalpa Declaration

The XII Regional Assembly of the Latin American Campaign for the Right to Education (CLADE), began in October, with the realization of four virtual events and culminated with the presential meeting in Tegucigalpa, on November 7 to 11, 2022, hosted…

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