Chile (country)

 
Rubber bullets well past their sell-by date
Rubber bullets well past their sell-by date
Across the world dramatic protests have been a major feature of the past year. In Hong Kong, Iraq, Chile, Venezuela, Bolivia, France, Spain and...
Find pathways beyond mass protests
Find pathways beyond mass protests
The last half-year has seen a startling cluster of protests around the world, including Algeria, Bolivia, Catalonia, Chile, Ecuador, Egypt, France,...
Chile’s riots: The dance of the dispossessed
Chile’s riots: The dance of the dispossessed
Chile is one of the most industrially advanced economies in the Latin American region, but recent violent protests illustrate the social cost of a...
EDITORIAL: The year of the global protest
EDITORIAL: The year of the global protest
South Africa is sometimes referred to as the “protest capital of the world”, because of our affinity for taking to the streets. This is both a...
Political leadership is in a mess
Political leadership is in a mess
Saturday. Santiago. I rise early not to watch the first rugby quarter-final but the historic “super Saturday” sitting of the British House of...
Rage in the twilight of neoliberalism
Rage in the twilight of neoliberalism
Ours are turbulent times of rage and peril. This is currently most clearly evident on the streets of Chile and Lebanon, where huge protests have...
Istanbul shows how democracy is won
Istanbul shows how democracy is won
ISTANBUL – When the Turkish High Election Council, dominated by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s appointees, annulled Istanbul’s all-important municipal election on May 6, the world was right to be concerned....
Venezuela says it thwarted 'coup' bid
Venezuela says it thwarted 'coup' bid
Venezuela's socialist government says it has derailed a coup bid, claiming the United States, Colombia and Chile colluded in a plot to assassinate...
Canada bans capture and breeding of dolphins, whales
Canada bans capture and breeding of dolphins, whales
Canada's Parliament on Monday approved a bill banning the capture and breeding of cetaceans such as whales and dolphins in a move hailed by animal...
Rioting breaks out in Venezuela amid 'attempted coup'
Rioting breaks out in Venezuela amid 'attempted coup'
Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido said on Tuesday that troops had joined his campaign to oust...
No plan as coal jobs go extinct
No plan as coal jobs go extinct
About 60 000 jobs could be lost in the coal sector if South Africa takes its goal of cutting down on carbon emissions seriously.
UN conference adopts migration pact despite withdrawals
UN conference adopts migration pact despite withdrawals
A United Nations conference adopted a migration pact in front of leaders and representatives from over 160 countries in Morocco on Monday, despite...