Articles by: Carole Concha Bell

February 16, 2024

Felipe Gálvez's award-winning film Los Colonos delves into Chile’s brutal settler-colonial past, exposing the consequences of cultural extermination and resonating with Latin America's contemporary Indigenous struggles.

September 10, 2023

Amid right-wing backlash and setbacks in the historic effort to rewrite the dictatorship-era constitution, Pinochet's shadow still hangs heavy.

May 23, 2023

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.

January 25, 2023

Women and Indigenous groups denounce widespread sexual violence perpetrated against Indigenous girls and women in northern Argentina.

September 10, 2022

Disinformation campaigns and fears that Indigenous rights would erode national identity and unity were leading factors in the charter’s defeat.

May 31, 2022

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.

April 20, 2022

For Argentina, it’s position in the decades-old dispute over the British Overseas Territory remains clear: Las Malvinas son Argentinas.

October 26, 2021

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.