Chile

Chile today: a laboratory to revive democracy. Interview with Giorgio Boccardo, Undersecretary of Labor

In one of the darkest moments in the history of humankind, while the 21st century is starting as badly as the previous one, the horrible news about the war in Ukraine is overshadowing a positive fact, which gives a sign…

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…

Educating by example

In a world where discourse is increasingly distanced from behaviour, the phrase once uttered by Albert Einstein becomes relevant: “Educating by example is not one way of educating, it is the only way”. Educating and teaching are two words that…

Boric pledges $35 billion increase in Conadi budget for land purchases

Today, Wednesday, for the first time, a session of the National Council of Conadi (National Corporation for Indigenous Development) took place in the Palacio de La Moneda, which according to the Mapuche councillor, Francisca Huirilef, was a historic milestone that…

Chile: The Constituent Assembly paves the way for a new development model

Last Saturday, May 7, the Constitutional Convention (CC) approved the norms that configure a new type of State in the economic-productive sphere, which opens the way to the construction of a development model that could put an end to neoliberalism.…

Let’s push forward

Stop criticising the Constitutional Convention and the government, which is just beginning, many say, and they may be right. By Margarita Labarca Goddard Remember that when Michelle Bachelet was president of this country, she said that for the good of…

Discussion about Chile’s new constitution

LIVE SHOW on Thursday May 19 at 9 AM EST A humanist look at this profound transformative process. There are few moments in life where we have the opportunity to make a major social transformation. Chile’s new constitutional process is…

Chile: The extreme violence of the socio-political and economic system implanted by the elite

“At 10:45 a.m. on 6 October 1988, while outside a sea of people were parading around celebrating (one day afterwards the defeat of the dictatorship at the polls), we were told at that meeting that they had to be demobilised.…

People’s rights in the new Chilean Constitution

First generation human rights refer to freedom and citizen participation in political life. They serve to protect the individual from the excesses of the state and include freedom of expression, the right to a fair trial, freedom of religion and…

Boric: “It is unacceptable that we are naturalising violence in our country in too many ways”.

President Gabriel Boric today referred in harsh terms to the violence that is being naturalised in Chile and yesterday compromised the vital situation of one of the journalists of the community channel La Señal 3 of La Victoria, Francisca Sandoval,…

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