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· February, 2012

Stories about Chile from February, 2012

Chile: The Role of Public Libraries in Post-Earthquake Reconstruction

Several Chilean bloggers are sharing their thoughts on the second anniversary of the 8.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Chile on February 27, 2010. Enzo Abbagliati [es] looks at how public libraries...

Chile: Aysén Region and the Call for Decentralization

Protests, road blocks, and clashes between protesters and police continue as citizens of Chile's Aysén region demand change. For many, the conflict in Aysén boils down to one problem affecting...

Chile: Twitter Users Share Images of Aysén Protests

A social movement that demands better quality of life and lower costs has gained strength in the Aysén region in the Chilean Patagonia. The people of Aysén are uploading their...

Chile: Aysen Region Social Movement Gains Strength

Last year, the Aysen Region was on the national spotlight due to the controversial dam project Hydroaysén. Today people are once again paying attention to this region in the Chilean...

Video: Showcasing the Beautiful Landscapes of Chile and Patagonia

A moving short film by Gnarly Bay Productions follows a couple travelling through Chile and Patagonia, showing the beautiful landscapes found in this corner of South America.

Latin America: Energy Podcasts in English

Setty recommends the Institute of the Americas’ English-language podcast series on energy in Latin America.

Chile: NGO Report Reveals Increase in Sex Crimes

According to a report by NGO Activa, sexual crimes increased by 19.1% in Chile in 2011. A post in Activa’s site Ciudad Global [es] says there is a rate of...

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