REDD-Monitor: Chile’s Repression To Be Rewarded By The World Bank

People protesting Genetically Engineered Trees in front of the IUFRO conference. Photo: Langelle Photography Blood REDD: How Chile’s brutal repression of Indigenous Peoples and the plantation industry’s land grab under the Pinochet dictatorship are to be rewarded by the… Read More

CounterPunch: Chile’s National Police Force Sues Las Tesis

Photo: Hundreds of women march together into Plaza de la Dignidad in Santiago, Chile. Women have a lead role in the protests, including the Red Masks in Resistance movement, and created an anthem for women’s rights that has… Read More

Chile’s Women & Gender Minister Resigns

Chile’s women’s minister, Pinochet’s great-niece, resigns following backlash The Guardian 10 June 2020 Charis McGowan Chile’s women and gender minister, a great-niece of the late dictator Augusto Pinochet, has resigned after just a month following a furious backlash… Read More

Public Statement Against The Extractivist Advance In Times Of Pandemic (Español y English)

Español abajo Public Statement CHILE: Against the extractivist advance in times of pandemic Since mid-March of this year, we have been in a very difficult situation, the health, economic and social crisis has hit various territories, but for… Read More

WEBINAR-Chile: Updates from Activists on the Front Lines in the Time of COVID-19 (Español y English)

Note: If you watch the video on YouTube, the ‘CC’ button on the bottom right hand corner of the video screen gives an option to see auto-generated English or Spanish subtitles. El seminario web está disponible en YouTube…. Read More

May Day 2020 in Wallmapu – Updates and Insights from Chile’s Grassroots–With Alejandra Parra

In this MayDay episode of Terra Verde on KPFA, host Gary Graham Hughes interviews Alejandra Parra, a founding member of RADA, a Temuco-based grassroots environmental and community rights organization that works to stop the construction of incinerators. Parra… Read More

Chile Repression Against Mapuches Continues

Special Report: Mapuche Eviction in Liempi Colipi By photolangelle May 4, 2020 On 30 April 2020 I received a message from Red de Acción por los Derechos Ambientales RADA‘s Alejandra Parra that people were evicted from the Mapuche land re-occupation in Liempi… Read More

In Chile Feminists Continue Resistance Amid Lockdown

Women’s March Against Violence Toward Women in Temuco, Chile, November 2019. Photo: Langelle/GJEP Chile’s Feminist Revolt Continues in Lockdown Jacobin 12 April 2020 Javiera Manzi A. & Alondra Carrillo V. It’s been just over a month since feminists… Read More

Piñera Provokes Own Citizens Amid Covid-19

Photo: Langelle/GJEP This protest filled Plaza de la Dignidad by the statue of Manuel Baquedano, heart of the protests in Santiago, on International Human Rights day 10 December last year. The eyes commemorate the 350+ eyes lost, some permanently,… Read More

Water justice in the time of C19: Valparaiso, Detroit and South Africa

A trickle of water flows into Mapuche Territory in Chile. Water-intensive industrial plantations of pine and eucalyptus trees have resulted in a serious lack of water in rural communities, and some communities have no water at all.  Photo:… Read More