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Sebastián Piñera, Alejandro Guillier and Beatriz Sánchez. Photo credit: T13
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Elections in Chile: What Changed And What Remains The Same

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By: Source: TeleSUR / The Dawn News / November 20, 2017 The results of Chile’s presidential election yielded no surprises at first glance. It was expected for right-wing candidate Sebastian Piñera (from the National Renewal Party) and officialist Alejandro Guillier (Socialist Party) to move on to the second round and […]

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New Campaign Advertising Ban Threatens Chile’s Voter Turnout
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New Campaign Advertising Ban Threatens Chile’s Voter Turnout

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Source: teleSUR / The Dawn News / November 16, 2017 Those opposed to the big-business-backed billionaire Piñera say that the election will ultimately be determined by voter turnout, with a low-turnout favoring the conservatives. A recent change to Chilean legislation has presented an unusual backdrop for this year’s presidential election […]

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What the media won’t tell you about the elections in Chile
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What the media won’t tell you about the elections in Chile

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With Piñera, Chile will be the “Paradise” of the financial and business oligarchy By: Leopoldo Lavín Mujica / Source: Rebelión / The Dawn News / November 10, 2017 While Chile is closer and closer to choose a president that is a stubborn tax evader and a dark business expert, who […]

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Chile: Their “Democracy” and the Same Old Story
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Chile: Their “Democracy” and the Same Old Story

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By: Manuel Cabieses / Source: Punto Final Magazine / The Dawn News / November 10, 2017 The administrators of Chile decided twenty years ago that the return to democracy -a democracy that includes participation and social justice- would be progressive, so progressive that the advancements are not perceived yet. The […]

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Once again Chileans made clear the objective: No More AFP. Photo: EFE
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Almost One Million Chileans Demand a New Pension System

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Source: teleSUR / The Dawn News / October 2, 2017 “We have been overtaken by the high turnout of voters”, said a spokesman of the Coordinator No+AFP (No More Pension Funds Administrators) before the 700.000 registered votes.   More than 700.000 Chileans voted in the citizen, non binding plebiscite in […]

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Nationwide Protests in Chile Against Private Pension Funds

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By: No+AFP Movement / Source: CCTT / The Dawn News / September 2, 2017 The Chilean movement that protests private pension-fund administrators (AFPs), called No+AFP, organized a nationwide protest last Sunday. In the capital, Santiago, and other regions of the country, like Arica, Antofagasta, Chillán, San Carlos, Valparaíso, Valdivia, Concepción, […]

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