Chile

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…

Citizens mobilisation puts an end to Chile’s curfew

After the largest demonstration the streets of Santiago de Chile have seen, Sebastián Piñera and the Armed Forces have been forced to lift the curfew. Meanwhile, the population is organizing from the base and demonstrations continue to be called for…

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…

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…

Chile Tomás Hirsch: “You can’t dialogue whilst the military are on the streets”.

Yesterday (23) the Chamber of Deputies of Chile held a special session with the presence of the Minister of Interior and Public Security, Andrés Chadwick, who presented a report on the measures taken by the government in response to the…

The demonstrations of international support for the Chilean people continue

Yesterday we published a photo-report with a significant number of demonstrations in support of the Chilean people that are being held in various places and today we continue to receive material from new similar actions. Here are the photos taken…

The right to protest, immediate demilitarization, and an end to human rights violations in Chile

By AUCH! (Autoras Chilenas. Local organisation of feminist authors)   Chile, October 24, 2019 Last week protests and acts of civil disobedience erupted in Santiago de Chile due to a rise in the price of the metro. This increase by…

Tomás Hirsch: “We can see that the Chilean people woke up”

The former candidate for Chilean president and founder of the Humanist Party, Tomás Hirsch, said: “It is a people who have lived on a miserable salary, with unbearable pensions that do not allow them to live, with rising electricity, water,…

From Aperture to Protectionism: Immigrants Test Chile’s Open Door

By Maxine Lowy Hundreds, many families with young children, rest in tents, or lean against suitcases by the side of the road. Volunteers from charitable organizations occasionally pass through, offering bottled water, Styrofoam boxes containing food, and sometimes set up…

Mario Aguilar [Chile]: “Never again a negotiation behind people’s backs”.

We reproduce here the words of the President of the Teachers Union of Chile and member of Unidad Social – which is calling for a national strike tomorrow, Wednesday and Thursday, October 24, more information at: http://www.colegiodeprofesores.cl/2019/10/22/se-convoca-a-huelga-general-en-todo-chile-el-23-y-24-de-octubre/ – at a…

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