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Luis Sepulveda: Chilean writer and outspoken opponent of the Pinochet regime

He was jailed and tortured but in exile forged an international reputation for his writing and activism Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/luis-sepulveda-death-writer-chile-pinochet-age-cause-coronavirus-a9486336.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Chile’s economy, battered by 2019 protests, confronts coronavirus

Chile´s export-driven economy, once the envy of Latin America, will see a painfully slow recovery after being battered by the one-two punch of mass protests…

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Chile surpasses 1,000 cases of coronavirus: health ministry

Chile has surpassed 1,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus since the outbreak began in the Andean nation, the health ministry said on Wednesday, among the highest tallies…

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‘You’re not on holiday’: Chile’s Pinera under pressure to declare national quarantine over coronavirus

Chilean president Sebastian Pinera is under growing pressure to announce a national quarantine by opposition leaders, medical experts and local mayors, who have launched their…

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Chile changing: transgender student leader lends voice to renewed protests

As the long southern hemisphere summer holiday draws to an end this month, students in Chile are returning to college – but not always to…

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The Year in Latin America: The Right Continues to Advance, but so do Popular Movements

2019 presented a complicated and mixed legacy for Latin America. Right-wing governments continued to make electoral in-roads, but popular uprisings against neoliberalism also left their…

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Chileans Demand New Constitution as Protests Continue

For two months, Chileans have been protesting all over the country on a daily basis. The post Chileans Demand New Constitution as Protests Continue appeared…

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COP25 Was Moved to Spain to Conceal Chilean Government’s Human Rights Violations

The concept of “loss and damage” and carbon markets are a sticking point at the UN’s climate summit, and protests are continuing in Chile, the…

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Historic Radical Organization Relaunches to Fight Police Oppression

Jacqueline Luqman talks to Max Rameau about the relaunch of the National Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression, and the start of a national effort…

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Chile’s Government Agreed to a Constitutional Assembly. Will it Stop the Protests?

Even though Chile’s President Piñera agreed to hold a referendum on rewriting the constitution, many parties and protesters rejected the agreement because it was passed…

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The Searing Colors of Santiago’s Revolution

Photographer Marcelo Hernandez’s image pinpoints the glory and agony of Chileans’ struggle for liberation. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/depth-of-field-chile/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Students break out of school gates to join protests in Chile

Demonstrators demand better social services and more equal distribution of wealth Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/chile-protests-students-break-out-school-iduique-santiago-a9187331.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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Protesters in Chile Have Been ‘Murdered, Tortured, and Disappeared’

Chile’s President Piñera says foreign intervention and a conspiracy are behind the recent protests. But protesters say what’s happening is an explosion of long-contained rage…

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Chile: 1 Million Protest Extreme Inequality in Latin America’s Richest Country

Chile pulls out of two major international summits amid mounting protests against austerity and the privatization of virtually every public good. The post Chile: 1…

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Widespread protests force Chile to scrap summit where Trump was expected to end China trade war

APEC summit was set to be stage for end of trade war between China and US Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/chile-summit-protests-trump-trade-deal-china-xi-climate-change-a9178521.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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The Russians are meddling again, this time in Chile, warns US diplomat

Guess who’s stirring mass anti-government protests in Chile? Anybody? That’s right, it’s the Russians, at least according to Washington’s chief Latin American diplomat. Speaking before…

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Massive Anti-Austerity Protests, Curfew, Repression in Chile

A wave of anti-austerity protests swept through Chile over the weekend, with right-wing President Piñera ordering troops into the streets and imposing a curfew. Shortly…

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Chile protests: At least eight people killed during riots in Santiago

Looting continues despite president’s promise to scrap transport fare hike Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/chile-protests-riot-fire-supermarket-deaths-santiago-latest-subway-fares-a9164121.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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Violent weekend protests break out around the world

Protests blazed across the world this weekend, as outrage over Chile’s economic situation boiled over, separatist Catalan activists again clashed with police, and tens of thousands…

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