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Vivir y nacer en Cerro 18

Este martes se reunieron por alrededor de dos horas en el Congreso los dirigentes de la Confech con la “bancada estudiantil” que componen los diputados Giorgio Jackson, Camila Vallejo, Gabriel Boric y Karol Cariola , antes de la presentación de las indicaciones al proyecto de ley que termina con el lucro, la selección y el copago formulado por el Gobierno, que será el próximo martes, según lo informado por La Segunda. 155 more words

Resurgent Chilean Social Movements Advance Cross-Border Solidarity

By Emily Achtenberg | Rebel Currents | March 14, 2014

On March 11, newly elected President Michelle Bachelet began her inaugural speech by acknowledging her debt to the social movements that propelled her center-left New Majority coalition to victory, on a radical platform that has transformed Chile’s political landscape.

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my glimpse at Michele Bachelet's presidential inauguration day

Tuesday 11th of March was Michele Bachelet’s presidential inauguration in Valparaiso – and I was there on the street witnessing it along with the Chilean people. 825 more words


Bachelet Is Back! Former President Romps In Chile’s Runoff Election

If ever there was a case of victory foretold, this was it. On Sunday Dec. 15, former President Michelle Bachelet (2006-2010) – the hands-down favorite long before she even announced her candidacy – completed her reelection bid with relative ease, besting her rightist rival Evelyn Matthei by nearly 25 percentage points in Chile’s presidential runoff election. 1,651 more words


Elections in Chile: Confronting the Enduring Legacy of Dictatorship

By Emily Achtenberg | Rebel Currents | January 16, 2014

On Election Day in Chile, students occupied and hung a banner outside front-runner Michelle Bachelet’s campaign headquarters, proclaiming: “Change is not in the Presidential Palace, but in the ‘wide avenues.’” It was a powerful reminder of how student mobilizations have transformed Chile’s political agenda during this election year, at once invoking the past (through the final words of martyred socialist President Salvador Allende), and laying down the gauntlet for an anticipated future when the country might finally move beyond its 20-plus year “transition to democracy.”

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Civil Liberties

Chile 2013: Segunda Vuelta

En el mapa, candidata vencedora por comuna en la segunda vuelta de las elecciones presidenciales chilenas de 2013 y color graduado según el margen obtenido sobre la candidata rival. 495 more words
South America

Camila Vallejo on Chile's presidential election

As Chile voted to confirm Michelle Bachelet as president of Chile Mireya Saavedra speaks to newly elected Chilean communist CAMILA VALLEJO on what the weekend’s presidential election will mean for her country… 875 more words