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· August, 2011

Stories about Chile from August, 2011

Chile: Mapuche Youth Takeover Municipal Building

Chile: #Paronacional (National Strike) vs. #Yonoparo (I Don't Strike)

The Workers' United Center of Chile has called for a national strike for the 24 and 25 of August 2011, as a form of protest against social and economic inequality...

Chile: Citizen Reports about National Strike on Google Maps

Chile: Explaining the ‘Chilean Revolution’

Chile: Expats Unfazed as U.S. Embassy in Santiago Issues “Emergency Message”

The United States Embassy in Santiago has emailed an “emergency message for U.S. citizens” registered in Chile to keep out of the frequent and increasingly violent protests, but foreigners in...

Chile: Artists Protest at UNESCO Headquarters in Support of Students on Huger Strike

Chile: New Partnership Between Global Voices and Mi Voz

Global Voices and Mi Voz - a Chilean network of online citizen newspapers - recently launched a content partnership. With this partnership Global Voices will enhance its coverage of Chilean...

Chile: Police Prevent Reporters From Covering Raid on Mapuche Community

Brazil: Construction Starts on Controversial Belo Monte Dam

Despite the protesting voices of indigenous populations and traditional settlers of Volta Grande do Xingu region, construction on Brazil's Belo Monte hydroelectric plant has begun. Protests against the project will...

Chile: Indigenous People's Education and Chilean Law

Chile: Live Streaming of August 18 March for Education Reform

Chile: Students Seeking Education Reform Meet with Senate Education Committee

Chile: Waste Pickers Rummage for Legal Recognition

Environmentalist Bharati Chaturvedi flew for 40 hours from her home Delhi, India, to dig deeper into a dirty issue: trash. As politicians in Chile discuss recycling on a national level,...

Syria: World Cities Rally Against and For Bashar

Events in Syria are being echoed around the world. Syrians in the diaspora rallied in the majority of the cities in the world, either asking to overthrow Bashar Al Assad...

Chile: International Support for Students Seeking Education Reforms

Chile: Demonstrators Thwart Hooded Violent Protestors

Chilean students protesting for educational reforms have been rallying since April and in the process have been forcefully controlled with water cannons and tear gas. A recent video has shown...

Chile: August 9 Protests for Education Reform

Chile: How to Follow the Student Protests Online

Global: Tracking Teacher Strikes and Protests

Chile: Families March for Education Reform

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