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· December, 2009

Stories about Chile from December, 2009

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Chile: Leading Candidates for Presidential Elections

  11 December 2009

On the road to Chile's presidential election on January 2010, four candidates lead the first round of voting on December 13: Alliance for Change's Sebastián Piñera, Concertación's Eduardo Frei, independent candidate Marco Enríquez-Ominami, and from the left wing Juntos Podemos Más party, Jorge Arrate.

Chile: Cartoon Blog Dosis Diarias Turned 3

  8 December 2009

“40 years of walking to the Promised Land and turns out to be this [a desert]. We're supposed to be the chosen people. I was expecting something closer to Rio de Janeiro” reads a recent comic [es] of Chilean cartoonist Alberto Montt. His blog Dosis diarias celebrated its 3rd anniversary...

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Chile: A Proper Funeral for Víctor Jara

  5 December 2009

On December 3 Chilean community celebrated a proper funeral for singer songwriter Víctor Jara, who was murdered 36 years ago during the military coup of Pinochet and has been an unparalleled influence on artists and musicians around the world.

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