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Handout picture released by the Vatican press office Osservatore Romano showing Pope Francis greets representatives of indigenous communities of the Amazon basin from Peru, Brazil and Bolivia in the Peruvian city of Puerto Maldonado, on January 19, 2018. Pope Francis sounded a stark warning about the future of the Amazon and its peoples during a visit to the region on Friday, saying they had "never been so threatened." In a speech to thousands of tribe members on the edge of the rainforest in Peru, he said the Amazon and its peoples bore "deep wounds". / AFP PHOTO / OSSERVATORE ROMANO AND AFP PHOTO / HO / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / OSSERVATORE ROMANO" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
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All About Pope Francis’ Visit to Chile and Peru

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By: The Dawn News / January 20, 2018 From January 15 to 21, Pope Francis visited Chile and Peru in his sixth visit to Latin America as leader of the Catholic Church.   Churches burning On the eve of the Pope’s arrival in Chile, the night was illuminated by burning […]

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Chile: A Fragile Democracy
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Chile: A Fragile Democracy

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This is Part 2 of a two-part article. Read the first part here. By: Pablo Jofré Leal / The Dawn News / December 19, 2017 The Chilean media has filled its programing with news and explications on Piñera’s steep triumph, highlighting the growth in votes in comparison to the first […]

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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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