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Chile pensions protest draws tens of thousands

Thought out Chilean cities more than two million people came together to protest the privatized pension system. Protestors called on the socialist government of Michelle Bachelet to get rid of a system that is managed by private funds. The system known as Pension Fund Administrators (AFP) was introduced under General …

“The Kissinger Cables” confirm ties between dictator and clergy

http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/04/15/vati-a15.html The recently published Wikileaks documents- titled the “Kissinger Cables”- exposes and confirms the definitive ties between several military juntas and the Vatican during the 1970’s and 80’s. What’s more is that the ruling military juntas of the time were dictatorial regimes that ruled with an iron fist against “subversives” …

Chile Exhumes Body of Poet Pablo Neruda

Nobel-Prize winning Poet Pablo Neruda died on September 23, 1973.  The official cause of death was said to be “complications from prostate cancer.”  Yet, on Monday, Chilean authorities exhumed his body.  Claims were made by a man named Manuel Araya that Neruda was given a lethal injection of a pain …

One Coin, Two Different Sides

Leaders from Europe,  the Latin Americas, and the Caribbean all traveled to Santiago, Chile for an economic summit. The summit was scheduled to begin on January 25 and progress through the weekend regarding the Chilean economy as the main topic of discussion. Foreign leaders were present in order to ensure …

Fishing for Reforms in Chile

As of Friday the 18th, Chile has set up a series of new fishery laws to help protect the overfished sealands. The environmentalist group called Oceana is a key player in the reformation process. The fishing in Chile was so inhumane in the stabilization of the environment due to the …

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