Chile

12.09.2019

Tomás Hirsch: tribute to the victims of the Chilean civil-military dictatorship

Tomás Hirsch: tribute to the victims of the Chilean civil-military dictatorship

We transcribe here the tribute that the Humanist Deputy made from the Chamber of Deputies on September 11: “This September 11 marks the 46th anniversary of the civil-military coup that overthrew the constitutional government of Salvador Allende. This coup gave rise to the longest and cruelest dictatorship in… »

12.09.2019

Photo-reportage: The Right to Memory

Photo-reportage: The Right to Memory

Throughout September 11, in various Memory sites throughout the country, Chile remembered what happened in 1973 and honoured the dead, victims of the brutal violation of human rights by the military dictatorship. Undoubtedly the most remembered, admired and beloved figure was that of President Allende. Most of the attendees were… »

19.07.2019

Today, July 18, we humanists commemorate Laura Rodriguez

Today, July 18, we humanists commemorate Laura Rodriguez

Laura Rodríguez, Humanist Deputy, exemplified a new way of doing politics in Chile characterized by a direct relationship with the people, by its coherence and ethical style in politics, by its capacity for teamwork and pluralism. She stood out for her fight for the rights of discriminated groups, especially women,… »

26.06.2019

Chile: [President of Teachers Union] Mario Aguilar and 38 other teachers demonstrating peacefully arrested

Chile: [President of Teachers Union] Mario Aguilar and 38 other teachers demonstrating peacefully arrested

The Chilean Carabineros dissolved and repressed the teachers who were demonstrating in front of the Government Palace, in a peaceful manner headed by the President of the Union Mario Aguilar. For a year, all of Chile’s teachers debated, analysed and ended up resolving a 12-point petition that has led them… »

23.05.2019

Communication and Nonviolent Journalism Network

Communication and Nonviolent Journalism Network

We publish here the notes taken by Alicia Muñoz during the deliberations that took place in the framework of the IV Latin American Humanist Forum, by the Communication and Nonviolent Journalism Network. They give an account of the concerns and needs of the new media in order to continue advancing… »

14.05.2019

IV Latin American Humanist Forum: “Building Convergence”.

IV Latin American Humanist Forum: “Building Convergence”.

The IV Latin American Humanist Forum, which took place during this weekend in the Chilean capital, was closed with a cultural event in the Library of Santiago. The central performance was headed by the humanist actress Paulina Hunt, who urged the audience to sing in one voice: “Transformation with body,… »

10.05.2019

“We want to converge in diversity”, Jobana Moya and Andrea Carabantes

“We want to converge in diversity”, Jobana Moya and Andrea Carabantes

We interviewed Jobana Moya and Andrea Carabantes, coordinators of the Network of Migration, Refuge and Gender that participates in the IV Latin American Humanist Forum that will take place during the days 10, 11 and 12 of May in Santiago de Chile, under the slogan “Building Convergences”, in different venues… »

06.05.2019

“A more human world will not be built by the selfish psychopaths who lead us today”, Antonio Rebolledo

“A more human world will not be built by the selfish psychopaths who lead us today”, Antonio Rebolledo

We interviewed Antonio Rebolledo, a Chilean engineer, as his new role as coordinator of the Humanist Psychology Network caught our attention before the next Latin American Humanist Forum that will take place in the Library of Santiago on May 10, 11 and 12. We wanted him to tell us about… »

01.05.2019

Nuclear disarmament in the Latin American Humanist Forum

Nuclear disarmament in the Latin American Humanist Forum

As we get closer to the date on which the IV Latin American Humanist Forum will take place in Santiago de Chile – the 10th, 11th and 12th of May – the twenty-four different thematic Areas that will participate seeking to build convergences are acquiring more and more protagonism. Each… »

29.04.2019

“Young people are unwilling to inherit this environmental disaster”, Doris Balvin

“Young people are unwilling to inherit this environmental disaster”, Doris Balvin

We contacted Doris Balvín, Peruvian woman with a long trajectory in New Humanism and current coordinator of the Network Beyond Climate Change, who will participate in the next Latin American Humanist Forum in order to ask her how they are working. Doris Balvín: This Network seeks to be a space… »

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