Video Short: Impressions of the Struggle for Freedom in Chile

Photo: Orin Langelle/ GJEP/ photolangelle.org This video was shot on the first day the GJEP team arrived in Santiago at the street action near Plaza de la Dignidad (Plaza Italia), that is part of the ongoing public demand… Read More

Photo Essay: A Revolution Without Single Leaders. First Glimpses From Chile, 22 November 2019

Sentiment during the uprising. Photo: Orin Langelle/GJEP Orin Langelle-23 November 2019 Photographer’s note: Upon arriving at our hotel in Santiago, Anne Petermann and I hooked up with Biofuelwatch’s Gary Hughes. We headed toward the mass action up the… Read More

Chilean Spring 2019: A People United Against Being Poisoned By Tear Gas

Nurses and health cares workers are among the most mobilized sectors during the Chilean Spring. Here nurses have a sidewalk post where they are prepared to care for injured protestors. Photo: Hughes Gary Hughes, Biofuelwatch November 23, 2019 The… Read More

Photography from the Uprising in Chile

Global Justice Ecology Project and Biofuelwatch have a team in Chile until 16 December.  They will be producing videos, audio and photography from the Mapuche region of southern Chile as well as the Cumbre de los Pueblos happening… Read More

Chile Cancels COP 25 Climate Summit Amidst Huge Popular Uprising Against Neoliberal Policies

Caption: The passing of the Forest Ordinance 701 (Decreto Ley 701) in 1974, during the reign of General Augusto Pinochet, subsidized the expansion of tree plantations, giving away the National Forestry Corporation. This initiated the quick expansion of… Read More

Chilean People Rise Up: No More Neoliberalism and Dictatorship Laws!

Caption: Industrial tree plantations of pine and eucalytpus, developed on land given away to timber companies under the Pinochet dictatorship, caught fire in 2017.  Combined with climate change-induced drought and heatwaves, these fires were the worst in Chile’s… Read More