Elections

Pía Figueroa: Chile’s youth deserve to be at the forefront of events

Last Sunday national elections were held in Chile. Marianella Kloka spoke with Pía Figueroa, a member of our Chilean office, to get her first impressions of the process and the results, ahead of the second round of elections scheduled for…

Chile: The far right, District 11 and the romanticisation of October

A couple of days before the parliamentary election, La Tercera published a bigdata analysis ranking each of the 155 current parliamentarians into left, centre and right, according to all their votes in the last four years. According to this ranking,…

Chilean elections: Did the people really win?

Those who went to vote on Sunday did so in the conviction that they would have to return to the polls to decide between the two candidates with the highest number of votes. The polls, and not the popular demonstrations,…

Elections in Honduras: The challenge of ending twelve years of neoliberalism

Honduras is at the most important crossroads of its recent history. On November 28, more than 5 million Hondurans will be asked to elect the President of the Republic, 128 deputies to the National Congress, 20 to the Central American…

Ballot in Chile between Kast and Boric

“Nobody gives up here!”, said one of the militants of the Apruebo Dignidad parties, while listening to their candidate Gabriel Boric raise the hope of winning the government of Chile in the second round of elections, which will take place…

Chileans vote en masse from abroad

We publish here this report by journalist Claudia Aranda, regarding the influx of Chileans to the Consulate in the city of Montreal, Canada, where many people went to vote today, while the polling stations and polling stations in the country…

Boric or Kast: transformation or regression?

This is a decisive moment. The fate of the country is at stake. While the Constituent Assembly moves forward, elections will be held to choose the next President. Gabriel Boric’s candidacy is the inevitable result of each of the events…

“We are a different, courageous alternative with new ideas and proposals”, Susana López

A good way to describe Susana Lopez is to read her facebook wall where many former students of this young teacher from Ovalle greet her and remember her. “The teacher taught me the values of honesty and nonviolence. “Aunt Susana…

Until dignity becomes culture!

More than 130 representatives of culture, arts and heritage, social organisations and trade unions met this morning in the Amphitheatre of the Fine Arts Museum, a meeting that was also attended by the spokespersons of the presidential candidate of the…

No presidential programme proposes a paradigm shift in education

With less than two weeks to go before the presidential elections in Chile, it is striking that, despite the fact that there is agreement that education requires profound change, no candidate has proposed a paradigm shift in his or her…

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