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

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

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