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· March, 2009

Stories about Chile from March, 2009

Bolivia: Day of the Sea Remembrance

  24 March 2009

“One of the first things they teach you in school is that we lost the ocean on March 23, 1879. Well they don't they say we lost it, but they say the Chileans stole it,” writes Vania Balderrama of Capsula del Tiempo [es] about the reasons behind the Day of...

Chile: Local Bands at Viña del Mar Music Festival

  13 March 2009

Marcos Hurtado of La Pollera [es] responds to critics who say that Chilean rock music is not well represented at the international Viña del Mar music festival held annually in Chile. He writes that bands must raise their level in order to perform at the festival and they shouldn't perform...

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Video: Celebrating Women on their International Day

International Women's Day has been celebrated since the early 1900s: at first as a reminder of all the wrongs done to womankind and the long hard row necessary to achieve equality and fight for women's rights. However, for the past few years, many of the original points of dissention have been resolved and right now the day is used to celebrate the positive improvements instead of a reminder of the bad events. And through poetry marches and songs, we'll see how people around the world do just that.

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