Pía Figueroa

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

Mikhail Gorbachev, Soviet president and friend of the humanists, dies

The last president of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, who died today in Moscow at the age of 92 after a serious and prolonged illness, was very close to Silo and the humanists, according to Russian state media. He maintained…

Luis Milani has left

Death, as a discreet companion, is stepping on tiptoe, silently, while it walks by our side, counting the days for an inevitable face to face encounter. Why don’t we keep it more present, don’t we reach out to it and…

“The world is looking at us”, Marilén Cabrera, Under-Secretary of National Assets

In Chile, on 11 March last, a government led by the young Gabriel Boric took office, in which the left and progressives managed to converge in a political project as an alternative to neoliberalism, which exploded on 18 October 2019.…

Interview with Marcelo Castillo, spokesperson of the Coordinating Committee for the renationalization of Copper and Big Mining in Chile

We interviewed Marcelo Castillo Duvauchelle in his capacity as spokesperson for the Coordinadora por la Renacionalización del Cobre y la Gran Minería, as we were interested to know what he thinks of the deliberations that have taken place regarding the…

Emanuela Widmar

I met her in Rome and we always saw each other there, except on the very few occasions when we met in her beautiful house in Attigliano. She was a luminous, amusing, friendly, funny and direct friend, a person you…

“Make yourselves comfortable, making yourselves uncomfortable”: Gabriel Boric

With these words he began today by welcoming us foreign correspondents to the first press conference held by Gabriel Boric in his capacity as President. He defined the role of the press as those who are able to make power…

Godi Gutierrez

I met him very young, on a street corner in Makati, a neighbourhood in Manila, Philippines. I immediately felt a deep connection with him. Perhaps it was his sense of humour, or the refined aesthetic quest in everything he did,…

Interview with Tomás Hirsch: “I experience this new moment as the year of hope”.

We are ending 2021, it is the last day already, and the world is still in its second year of pandemic and very probably during 2022 this context of global pandemic will be prolonged even more – worldwide. We wanted…

Overcoming the old with the new: Chile’s ballot box

When a new generation takes charge of the process of a country, when it resolves to enter politics despite the enormous institutional crisis, when it creates its own parties as new tools that no longer respond to the ideologies of…

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,…

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