Protestors in Brazil and Chile must work around the pandemic

March 20, 2020

In Latin America, the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic are spurring activism, but also putting democracy on hold. Brazilian protestors mass — at their windows The Bolsonaro government in Brazil has been the subject of widespread protests this week over its handling of the crisis, widely perceived as inadequate.  As in many countries, the right […]

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Chile had its own 9/11, and it was just as bad

September 17, 2019

He was three years into his term when Salvador Allende, the elected president of Chile, was overthrown on September 11, 1973, by a military junta led by General Augusto Pinochet. The fascistic dictatorship that ensued would go down in history as one of history’s most bloody and repressive. Forty-six years later, a gut-wrenching account, “This […]

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