Chile

February 24, 2020
J. Patrice McSherry

Will the people of Chile be able to shape their own destiny via a plebiscite? Two months before the scheduled vote, the answer remains uncertain.

December 27, 2019
Verónica Dávila and Marisol LeBrón

How does a song about the ubiquity of sexual and gendered violence perpetrated by the state against women become an earworm?

December 9, 2019
Iraida H. López

Artistic expression is not only central to the protests in Chile—it's part of a long national tradition of resistance. 

November 19, 2019
Heidi Tinsman

En Chile, el debate sobre el significado de la democracia no solo va a continuar, sino que también va a abrir oportunidades para cambios significativos.

November 18, 2019
Javier Puente

Across the Andean region, movements against corruption, austerity, high costs of living, and undemocratic maneuvers also fight to change a political and economic model rooted in dispossession. 

November 4, 2019

A NACLA reading list from the past decade to help contextualize the ongoing protests in Chile. 

October 31, 2019
Noam Titelman

Chile's new generations have become politicized in fragmented protests, marked by cathartic moments of social explosion and the collapse of some pillars that were supposed to be unmovable. The protests sparked by metro fare hikes are the latest chapter exploring the limits of what's possible. 

October 30, 2019
Andra B. Chastain

A history behind Santiago's subway system and why a fare increase sparked massive protests. 

October 25, 2019
Andrew Conca-Cheng

As protests continue in Chile over systemic inequality, the government is resorting to tactics not seen since the dictatorship. 

October 7, 2019
Alanna Elder

Chile's president says the COP25 host will not sign a regional treaty meant to improve access to environmental rights.

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