Articles by: Carole Concha Bell
Amid right-wing backlash and setbacks in the historic effort to rewrite the dictatorship-era constitution, Pinochet's shadow still hangs heavy.
The ultra-conservative Republican Party won a majority on Chile’s new Constitutional Council, delivering a major blow to President Gabriel Boric’s transformative platform.
Women and Indigenous groups denounce widespread sexual violence perpetrated against Indigenous girls and women in northern Argentina.
Disinformation campaigns and fears that Indigenous rights would erode national identity and unity were leading factors in the charter’s defeat.
After vowing to do things differently, the Boric administration has invoked a familiar playbook in Mapuche territory. The difficult of breaking with the status quo speaks to the entrenched power of the Right.
For Argentina, it’s position in the decades-old dispute over the British Overseas Territory remains clear: Las Malvinas son Argentinas.
The recent death of a Chilean protestor at the hands of the police is yet another example of the country’s pattern of responding to civil unrest with force.