KPFA’s A Rude Awakening Interviews Gary Hughes on Chile’s Constitutional Reset

On 13 November 2020, Sabrina Jacobs of A Rude Awakening spoke with Gary Hughes of Biofuelwatch about decolonization, the Mapuche struggle against neoliberalism and industrial resource extraction, and Chile’s constitutional reset after months of unrest. Hughes, along with Global… Read More

Chile Uprising for Land & Freedom

After the popular uprising began in October the following two Indigenous Mapuche communities, Liempi Colipi and Quilape López, began an re-occupation of their territorial land in southern Chile.  Photolangelle.org https://photolangelle.org/2020/08/8375/ (2019) Chile Uprising for Land & Freedom “This… Read More

GJEP & Biofuelwatch Congratulate the Peoples of Chile

Anonymous musician heads to the front lines. The majority of the front lines are personned by youth. Photo: Langelle Photography Global Justice Ecology Project and Biofuelwatch Congratulate the Peoples of Chile Overwhelming Majority votes to throw out Pinochet-era… 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

California State Legislature Flirtation with Climate Geoengineering Merits Scrutiny

Photo: Biofuelwatch Thanks for your attention to this story linked and pasted below. There is background material available on climate geoengineering on the Hands Off Mother Earth website. Please check out the new updated report on biochar from… Read More

A Discussion on the Realities of COP25

COP25 Was Moved to Spain to Conceal Chilean Government’s Human Rights Violation The Real News Network December 13, 2019 Dimitri Lascaris The United Nations climate negotiations in Madrid, Spain have reached a standstill, with the issues of loss… Read More

COP25: Perpetuating Impunity for Human Rights Violations

Santiago, Chile.  On International Human Rights Day: tear gas canister flies through the air.  A canister like this struck a 15 year old girl in the demonstration and sent her to the hospital for surgery. She was in… Read More

Human Rights in Chile and at Chile-Controlled COP25: Attack children, Medics & Civil Society

Bloody hands of the government hold eyeballs in a Human Rights Day commemoration of the 350+ eyes taken by the Chilean National Police since the uprising in Chile began Note: In a tragic irony, #InternationalHumanRightsDay in Chile yesterday… Read More

KPFK Interviews Alejandra Parra on Chile Protests & Global Environmental Justice

The climate bloc began at the metro stop La Moneda in front of the Central Unitaria de Trabajadores. Photo: Orin Langelle An interview conducted by Terra Verde host Gary Hughes with Alejandra Parra of RADA (The Environmental Rights… Read More

Video: Statement to COP25 from Mapuche & Others in Chile – No market-based “solutions”!

At the Mapuche land take over in the Liempi Colipi Community near Curacautín, Araucanía Region, Chile.  Photo: Langelle Para el video en español: https://globaljusticeecology.org/video-declaracion-a-la-cop25-de-comunidades-en-chile-no-a-las-soluciones-climaticas-naturales/ Over 23-30 November, Global Justice Ecology Project and Biofuelwatch filmed this series of short… Read More