Posts Tagged ‘Chile’

Blog: Chile’s Boric wasted an opportunity for Palestine at the UN General Assembly

Chilean President Gabriel Boric may currently be the most outspoken leader in Latin America on Palestinian rights and Israeli violations. However, his rhetoric leaves much to be desired. It, in turn, raises questions about how Chile – the country with the largest Palestinian community in the region – can differentiate itself from other countries to […]

Chile’s Palestinians praise Boric’s cancellation of Israeli ambassador’s credential ceremony, and look forward to more

Thirty-six-year-old Gabriel Boric, the youngest Chilean president ever to have been elected, refused Thursday morning to receive Israel’s new ambassador to Chile, Gil Artzyeli, who was summoned to the Chilean Presidential Palace to present his credential papers. The news was reported by Chilean newspaper Ex-Ante, however, the Chilean government denied this, stating that the presentation […]

Chile’s Palestinians praise Boric’s cancellation of Israeli ambassador’s credential ceremony, and look forward to more

Thirty-six-year-old Gabriel Boric, the youngest Chilean president ever to have been elected, refused Thursday morning to receive Israel’s new ambassador to Chile, Gil Artzyeli, who was summoned to the Chilean Presidential Palace to present his credential papers. The news was reported by Chilean newspaper Ex-Ante, however, the Chilean government denied this, stating that the presentation […]

Israel rebukes Chile envoy for cancelling ambassador’s credential ceremony

The Israeli Foreign Ministry has summoned Chile’s ambassador to rebuke him after Chilean President Gabriel Boric cancelled the credential ceremony for the new Israeli ambassador to Santiago, Israeli media reported on Friday. Gil Artzyeli, the new Israeli ambassador, was already at the presidential palace for a scheduled presentation when Chilean Foreign Minister Antonia Urrejola told him […]

Israel rebukes Chile envoy for cancelling ambassador’s credential ceremony

The Israeli Foreign Ministry has summoned Chile’s ambassador to rebuke him after Chilean President Gabriel Boric cancelled the credential ceremony for the new Israeli ambassador to Santiago, Israeli media reported on Friday. Gil Artzyeli, the new Israeli ambassador, was already at the presidential palace for a scheduled presentation when Chilean Foreign Minister Antonia Urrejola told him […]

Israel to reprimand Chile for snubbing its new ambassador to Santiago

A diplomatic tussle intensified on Friday after Chile’s President put off accepting the credentials of Israel’s new ambassador to Santiago over the killing in the occupied West Bank of a Palestinian teenager, Reuters reports. In response, Israel’s Foreign Ministry summoned Chilean ambassador, Jorge Carvajal, for what it called a reprimand at a meeting where, it […]

Chile President refuses Israeli ambassador’s credentials over Israel’s killing of Palestinians

Chilean President, Gabriel Boric, yesterday refused to accept the credentials of new Israeli Ambassador, Gil Artzyeli, due to Israel’s killing of Palestinians. Artzyeli had been scheduled to present his credentials to Boric as a formality, but the Chilean government informed him that the ceremony had been cancelled, before he was instructed to leave. According to […]

Chile’s Rejection of Leftist Constitution a Temporary Win for Freedom

Commentary On Sept. 4, 62 percent of Chilean voters rejected a referendum proposing a new socialist Constitution for their nation. Its failure was a sound rejection by the people of radical leftist policies based on identity politics, radical environmentalism and, more broadly speaking, the disregard of fundamental rights to life, liberty, and property. In May 2021, […]

Chile: Rejection of New Constitution — Paradox of Democracy? Or, Wait and Watch?

62% of voters in Chile rejected the proposed constitution last Sunday. It may seem paradoxical. How could they reject a constitution that would guarantee 50% reservation for women; Education, Health and Social Security and care for all are state responsibility; and also Rights of Indigenous communities or nations or tribes (by whatever name they be […]

Chile Votes to Reject Proposed Far-Left Constitution

An overwhelming majority of Chileans voted Sunday to reject the proposed draft of a radical far-left constitution that would have replaced the nation’s 42-year-old constitution with the “world’s most progressive” core legal structure. 

Chile looks for way forward after rejecting new constitution

Chileans overwhelmingly rejected a new progressive constitution to replace its dictatorship-era charter, dealing a blow to youthful President Gabriel Boric who must now hammer out deals to create another document or change the current one. Although the proposed charter was expected to be defeated in Sunday’s plebiscite, the almost 24-point win by the rejection camp […]

Chile Nature Drone Film | Simple Happiness Episode 34

Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is one of the most beautiful and peaceful countries in the world. Here are some stunning aerial nature views from Chile’s most beautiful and iconic landscape locations, paired with a brand new calming piano music masterpiece. Relax and let your worries fly away! _ Credit: Simple Happiness – youtube.com/channel/UCSNCAZHyxLYW7e-_WvUNSfw […]

Rarely Seen ‘Red Sprites’ Have Been Glimpsed in The Sky Above Chile

Rarely Seen ‘Red Sprites’ Have Been Glimpsed in The Sky Above Chile Space24 August 2022 By Nancy Atkinson, Universe Today This picture, taken from ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile, shows bright red streaks known as red sprites. (Zdenek Bardon/ESO) This new image, taken of the skies above Chile’s Atacama Desert near the European Southern […]

The Alien Petroglyphs of Chile’s Valle del Encanto

The Enchanted Valley, known as el Valle del Encanto in Spanish, is one of the most well-known rock art sites in Chile. Read more Section:  News Ancient Places Americas Unexplained Phenomena Read Later  Source

Chile Copper Strike Highlights Volatility of Green Economy

Workers for CODELCO, Chile’s state-run mining company and the largest copper producer in the world, launched a nationwide strike on Wednesday to protest plans to shut down a foundry employing 350 people.

Chile Is the Key to a ‘Green Revolution,’ and China Has Colonized It

China has spent much of the past two decades cornering Chile’s lucrative copper and lithium markets, potentially making it impossible for nearly any other country to establish a formidable “green” economy, as both resources are pivotal in the making of electric vehicles.

Chile Bans ‘Discrimination Against Mutants and Genetically Altered People’

No longer sci-fi speculation, the transhuman revolution is real; it’s here; it’s unfolding in real time. Man’s transformation into machine – or at least something not entirely human — will accelerate rapidly in the coming decades.

Chile’s Process of Change

The 2021 presidential election in Chile has resulted in the victory of the left candidate Gabriel Boric. With nearly 56% of the vote, he has won by a margin of more than 10 percentage points. In absolute terms, this is a record majority, with some 4.6 million votes cast for Boric, putting him almost 1 […]

Pink tide rising? Gabriel Boric wins power in Chile, birthplace of neoliberalism

Without even considering the role of the ongoing pandemic, it’s been a difficult year politically for the progressive left in the United States and most of its close allies like Canada and the United Kingdom. While it helped to get leaders like Pramila Jayapal and Cori Bush on cable news networks where they could deliver […]

Left-wing Victory in Chile

The 2021 presidential election in Chile has resulted in the victory of the Left candidate Gabriel Boric. With nearly 56% of the vote, he has won by a margin of more than 10 percentage points – most presidents had hitherto secured only four or five point leads. In absolute terms, this is a record majority, with some […]

Left Smiles in Chile

In the age of rising tide of neoliberal authoritarianism and populist reactionary religious politics, the electoral victory of left brings smiles to all progressive forces beyond Chile. The people of Chile defeated José Antonio Kast-a committed follower of the country’s former dictator, Gen. Augusto Pinochet who established neoliberal authoritarianism in Chile before it spread worldwide. […]

Chile: Another Good-Sized Nail In Neoliberalism’s Coffin

Men [and women]make their own history, but they do not make it as they please; they do not make it under self-selected circumstances, but under circumstances existing already, given and transmitted from the past. The tradition of all dead generations weighs like a nightmare on the brains of the living. – Marx, The Eighteenth Brumaire […]

Irina Karamanos: The Greek Partner of Chile’s New President Gabriel Boric

New Chilean President Gabriel Boriz with his partner, Irina Karamanos. Credit: Instagram screenshot The partner of the incoming Chilean President is a Greek-Chilean woman named Irina Karamanos; a feminist activist, she considers the term “First Lady” outdated now that “times have changed,” she says. The 32-year-old Greek woman is the partner of the newly-elected President […]

Historic Win For Leftist Gabriel Boric in Chile Presidential Election

Apruebo Dignidad candidate Gabriel Boric has won Chile’s presidential elections in a historic victory for the Left in Latin America. Left-wing former student leader Gabriel Boric has beat out far-right candidate Jose Antonio Kast with nearly 100% of the votes tallied, according to figures published by Chile’s electoral authorities SERVEL. Gabriel Boric has become the nation’s youngest leader […]

Chile’s Next President Is A Leftist Millennial

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A leftist millennial who rose to prominence during anti-government protests was elected Chile’s next president Sunday after a bruising campaign against a free-market firebrand likened to Donald Trump. With more than 90% of polling stations reporting, Gabriel Boric had 56% of the votes, compared to 44% for his opponent, lawmaker José […]

A Pro-Pinochet Presidential Candidate Threatens To Swing Chile To The Far Right

Former Chilean congressman José Antonio Kast is such an enormous fan of Gen. Augusto Pinochet, the brutal right-wing dictator who ruled the country from 1973 to 1990, that he abandoned his far-right political party four years ago because, in his eyes, it wasn’t devoted enough to the advancement of the late tyrant’s legacy. This weekend, […]

Chile Is at the Political Crossroads: Social Renewal or Decades of Painful Neoliberal Policy

Antonio Kast “If [Augusto] Pinochet were alive, he would vote for me,” said José Antonio Kast in 2017, during the Chilean presidential election when he ran as an independent candidate. This was an especially provocative statement made by him out of the many he has made over the years—he had also said that “Chileans need God,” during his campaign […]

Chile congress approves same-sex marriage bill

The measure has the support of President Sebastian Pinera, who must sign it into law, and will also enable married same-sex couples to adopt children. The bill got the green light from the upper house of congress, or senate, Tuesday, and was immediately given the final stamp of approval by the lower Chamber of Deputies […]

Chile Is At The Dawn Of A New Political Era

Above Photo: Chileans celebrate the results of the national plebiscite on setting up a Constitutional convention in October 2020. AS Chile. The search for the new era in Chile has two important avenues: the writing of the new constitution, which is what the 155 members of the Constitutional Convention are doing, and the presidential election […]

Chile Is Taking The Final Steps Of Dismantling Dictatorship

Renowned Chilean author and human rights activist Ariel Dorfman delivered these remarks at the 45th anniversary Letelier-Moffitt Memorial Program on September 19, 2021. Renowned Chilean author and human rights activist Ariel Dorfman delivered these remarks at the 45th anniversary Letelier-Moffitt Memorial Program on September 19, 2021. A collection of photos from the event has been made available […]

Powered by WordPress | Designed by: Premium WordPress Themes | Thanks to Themes Gallery, Bromoney and Wordpress Themes