Chilean State to Address Historic Land Debt with Mapuche Indigenous Communities

Tanya Wadhwa Chilean President Gabriel Boric met with Mapuche leaders in the country’s Araucanía region on November 10 and 11. Following the meeting, he announced the creation of a special commission to return to the Mapuche communities the lands that they have historically laid claims to. The Mapuche Indigenous communities have been in conflict with…

‘NATO Methodology’ is Being Used in South American Air Force Drills

Chile, Argentina, Brazil and the United States are carrying out a multinational air exercise in South America “under NATO regulations and methodology”. The Salitre 2022 drills began this Monday will last until October 21st and is taking place between the Chilean provinces of Iquique and Antofagasta. The Chilean Air Force explained that the objective of the exercise…

Chile’s Boric Is Becoming More Right Wing by the Day

Carlos Aznárez Marcelo Osses is one of the supporters of the communication project Radio Plaza de la Dignidad [Dignity Plaza Radio] born with the 2019 revolt [in Chile]. The station has lent its voice to that plaza that thousands of young people renamed and made their own every time they needed to demonstrate. With Osses,…

Chile: The Star of the South

Gustavo Espinoza M. To make a Revolution -to achieve human liberation, it could be said- is extremely difficult. It resembles the ascent of a mountain never explored before. It is always necessary to look at the top -assured a man who knew the subject very well: Lenin-. Starting from a suitable place, choosing the route,…

Chile Seeks the Marshals of Defeat

Marco Teruggi Sunday night saw a resounding triumph for the challengers of a new Constitution that would distance the magna carta from the dictatorial traces. It was a lacerating blow for those who staged the revolts of 2019 and for the brand new government of President Gabriel Boric. However it is still unclear what the…

What Next? The Chilean People Reject the Draft Constitution

Ollantay Itzamná Plebiscite result. 2022. Chile Chile, far from rejecting a process of structural changes or rejecting the possibility of a new Political Constitution, what it is asking for is deeper structural changes and an Original Constituent Assembly. On the recent Sunday, September 4, more than 13 million Chileans (out of the 15 million eligible)…

Boric’s Chile: Change or Continuity?

Transformative or more of the same? Chilean journalist Pablo Vivanco analyzes the new government. Chileans will vote today in a referendum on a new proposed constitution. We analyzed its content on our podcast, Latin America Review. Full Interview>> Massive closing ceremony of the Apruebo campaign Redacción Chile We publish here a photo report with images…

The Pseudo-Left, Defenders of NATO, and the Clarity of Indefinition

Oleg Yasinsky Thus, for about 30 years, a hologram of democracy was destroying our so imperfect, so bureaucratic and so human socialism. I believe that therein lies the main reason why our democratic anti-authoritarian left today is so undemocratic, so authoritarian and has so little left, left. Several militants of the contemporary Russian left have…

Fascism in Chile

Jorge Molina “Fascism is cured by reading and racism is cured by travelling”. – Miguel de Unamuno The “Freedom Bus”, travelling through the streets of several Chilean cities with phrases such as “Boys have penises. Girls have vulvas. Don’t be fooled”, against the “gender ideology”, rejecting abortion and the laws in favour of gender identity…

Chile: The Unfinished Revolution

Juan Pablo Cárdenas Social upheaval, revolt and revolution What we Chileans had in October 2018 was a great social outburst. A broad and national manifestation of acute discontent that was expressed in cities, avenues and even towns all over the country. An unrest that did not hesitate to destroy temples, heritage buildings and emblematic monuments,…

Chile and the Boric Government: Integration or Division in Latin America?

Tony López R “Boric has nothing to do with the thinking of president-martyr Salvador Allende and it will be the actions of his government that will demonstrate what its political and ideological direction will be.” The recent elections in Chile have prompted disparate commentary from international and local analysts and predictions about what the political,…

Chile’s President-Elect Boric Reiterates His Contempt for Besieged Nicaragua and Venezuela

Jesús Rodríguez Espinoza Caracas, January 22, 2022 (OrinocoTribune.com) – Gabriel Boric, president-elect of Chile, considers that the leftist governments headed by President Nicolás Maduro in Venezuela and Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua “have failed.” According to him, the main indication of the Venezuelan government’s failure is “the six million Venezuelans in diaspora;” however, he failed to…