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‘A new Chile’: political elite rejected in vote for constitutional assembly

Victories for leftist and independent candidates over rightwingers paves the way for a long-awaited progressive settlement Chile’s established political elite has been roundly rejected at…

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Chile chooses independents to draft new constitution

Ruling coalition loses out as Chile prepares to rewrite constitution following mass protests against inequality in 2019. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/5/17/chile-ruling-coalition-heading-for-upset-in-constitutional-vote Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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New species of dinosaur unearthed in Chile’s Atacama desert

Scientists found remains of the sauropod in rocks from what is today the Atacama desert. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-56814655 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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A journey through Chile’s conflict with Mapuche resistance groups

Lucia Newman explores a rapidly escalating conflict and talks to the elusive leader of the main armed Indigenous group. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/features/2021/4/12/a-journey-through-chiles-conflict-with-mapuche-resistance-groups Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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WATCH Chilean cops tackle and pepper-spray protester in Pikachu costume during demonstration in Santiago

A bizarre video captured during protests in Chile shows riot police wrestling with activist Giovanna Grandon, who is famous for attending anti-government rallies dressed as…

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Chileans vote for new constitution, leaving behind relic of Pinochet’s brutal legacy

University professor Luis Cifuentes voted in the same stadium where he had been tortured decades before. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/chileans-vote-new-constitution-leaving-behind-relic-pinochet-s-brutal-n1244591 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Chilean police throw boy, 16, off bridge during protests

Apparent serious assault is latest in series of alleged human rights abuses by Carabineros Less than a month before Chile votes on whether to replace…

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On the coast of Chile, bird nests show the scars of plastic pollution

A new study — and photos — offer a striking look at how plastic pollution has hammered ocean and coastal ecosystems. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/coast-chile-bird-nests-show-scars-plastic-pollution-n1241361 Droolin’ Dog…

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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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