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

From Chile to Minneapolis: Police Use of ‘Less than Lethal’ Weapons Criticized /y Español: Desde Chile a Minneapolis

Image: Santiago Chile- On International Human Rights Day, Dec 10, 2019 people in Chile protested the 400+ eyes lost to the Carabineros de Chile (National Police) during the days of uprising in Chile. Photo: Langelle/GJEP Imagen: Santiago de Chile- Día… 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

8 May 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

CLIMATE CHANGE: COULD THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS SPUR A GREEN RECOVERY? (6 MAY 2020) BBC: The Covid-19 lockdown has cut climate change emissions – for now. But some governments want to go further by harnessing their economic recovery plans… 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

15 April 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

CHILE’S FEMINIST REVOLT CONTINUES IN LOCKDOWN (12 April 2020) Jacobin: Although it may sometimes seem that this pandemic has confined so many of us to the walls of our homes, and put the world on pause, time has… 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

3 April 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

Water justice in the time of C19: Valparaiso, Detroit and South Africa (3 April 2020) Human impact on the environment may make pandemics more likely, experts warn (2 April 2020) A food crisis looms as coronavirus forces farms… Read More