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Embassy Row, published by Sources as part of the Parliamentary Names & Numbers directory, lists all embassies and high commissions to Canada, and all Canadian embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad. Each e...
Latin American Economic System
The Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA) is a regional intergovernmental organization that groups 26 Latin American and Caribbean countries. Its headquarters are in Caracas, Venezuela. SELA was established on 17 Oct...
Latin American Parliament
The Latin American Parliament (Parlatino) is a regional, permanent and unicameral organism, integrated from the national Parliaments of Latin America, elected democratically by means of universal suffrage in countries that ratifie...
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...
Union of South American Nations
The Union of South American Nations (Dutch: Unie van Zuid-Amerikaanse Naties - UZAN, Portuguese: Uniao de Na‡oes Sul-Americanas - UNASUL, Spanish: Uni¢n de Naciones Suramericanas - UNASUR) is an intergovernmental union integrating...
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...
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Democratically elected socialist president of Chile, overthrown and killed in a coup engineered by the CIA. (1908-1973).
The Battle to Unionize Starbucks in Chile: an Interview with Andrés Giordano Salazar
After six years of intense battles, two strikes, a hunger strike, and four legal sentences for anti-union activities, Starbucks reluctantly agreed to sign a collective agreement with unionized workers...
A Chilean Ex-Soldier Guiltily Recalls His Unit's Atrocities
The New York Times
Guillermo Padilla was part of a commando unit that spent months combing towns and remote outposts in southern Chile in late 1973, searching for suspected opponents of the military dictatorship of Gen....
Citizen Activism Challenges Protected Media Oligopoly
Reporters Without Borders
The issue of news and information is playing a central role in this upsurge of citizen unrest in Chile.
Connexions Library: South America Focus
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on South America.
Intimidation of journalists who investigate military dictatorship
Reporters without Borders
Journalists in chile have been threatened because they have been covering very sensitive subjects that directly concern the intelligence agencies.
The Other 9/11
Whether or not activists will ever mount a serious threat to U.S. hegemony and propaganda remains to be seen. One thing is certain, however: Without such organizing, action, and sacrifice, there will ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - September 10, 2015
Labour Day issue
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Rickwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Labour Day issue, with articles examining the relentless pressure put on workers to work ever longer hours, at the cost of their health and family life; anti-worker legislation, Zapatista popular educ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 17, 2017
Collective Memory and Cultural Amnesia
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Our society is obsessed with the short-term present. It devalues memory and the past. But there are those who do remember, and who work to preserve and share our collective memory. But they have to co...
Overthrowing other people's governments: The Master List
Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War.
Remembering Pinochet's Coup: A Taste of Justice for Chile
Against the Current
AS FORMER CHILEAN dictator Augusto Pinochet languished in British custody facing possible extradition to Spain, I have thought often of the democratically elected president he overthrew twenty-five ye...
Special Report: Truth, Justice and Reconciliation
Smith, David; Tremlett, Giles; Hodal, Kate; Franklin, Jonathan; Borger, Julian; Brodzinsky, Sibylla
An examination of how countries around the world affected by civil war or internal conflict have approached justice.
The War on Democracy in Latin America: Interview with John Pilger
Journalist, writer and filmmaker John Pilger granted this exclusive interview where he talks about the US war on democracy in Latin America. "Modern era imperialism is a war on democracy. Genuine demo...
U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II
Is the United States a force for democracy? William Blum serves up a forensic overview of U.S. foreign policy spanning sixty years. For those who want the details on the U.S.'s most famous actions (Ch...
Nostalgia de la luz (Nostalgia for the Light)
Guzmán, Patricio (director/writer)
In Chile's Atacama Desert, astronomers search the sky and explore the origins of the universe. Nearby, a group of women sift through the sand searching for body parts of loved ones murdered and dumped...
Press for Conversion #43
Serial Publication (Periodical)
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