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Chile: inequality is the name of the game

November 17, 2013


Today the Chileans are called to elect a new president and the odds are overwhelming in favor of Michelle Bachelet to regain the post over the rightist candidate, Evelyn Matthei. But this doesn’t mean there’s an easy task for her to comply. There are a lot of reforms her people claims for. Inequality in the […]

Chile: a nightmare 40 years old

September 10, 2013


40 years ago on 9/11 the bloody coup of general Pinochet (with the help of the White House, Corporate America and the Neocons) against the constitutional president of Chile, Salvador Allende, inaugurated the worst period of Imperialistic rule in South America. As an Argentinian who lived that nightmare I want to shout out to my […]

Pinochet’s espionage web today

October 6, 2012


A new book written by Mauricio Weibel (DPA correspondent in Chile) and Carlos Dorat (“Asociación Ilícita”/”Conspiracy”) menaces to shake  the government of rightist president Sebastián Piñera. The book exposes the pervasive web of Intelligence that allowed Pinochet’s dictatorship to exert its repressive control of the country with “scientific”  accuracy. The web provided detailed records and […]

Obama goes “the South American way”

January 29, 2011


As Barack Obama is adjusting details for his first trip to Latin America (South of Mexico) in March, questions raise about the scales scheduled and the motifs behind. First questions deal with the jump from Brazil to Chile , ignoring Argentina –which lies in between. Diplomatic explanations don’t keep at bay the local opposition from […]

Chile takes off (turning to the Right)

December 13, 2009


Click to enlarge The Chilean people is choosing today his leaders and the multimillionaire Sebastián Piñera (owner – between other companies – of the national airline) seems to be guiding comfortably the first round. The discolored Christian-democrat Eduardo Frei and the Socialist postmodern ‘rebel’ Marco Enríquez-Ominami dispute the privilege of entering as the option in […]