02 | 04 | 2020

The Democratic Socialists of America stands in solidarity with the Chilean people in the face of massive human rights violations in the wake of the recent uprising that has moved to a general strike.

The Chilean government and its billionaire president Sebastian Piñera — who himself made a fortune off the so-called liberalization of the country — have reacted violently to mass protest resulting from decades of frustration with uneven distribution of wealth and empty promises since the end of the military dictatorship. Military rule ended Chile’s democratic road to socialism under President Salvador Allende and his Popular Unity coalition.

Under General Augusto Pinochet, who came to power in 1973 in a US-backed bloody coup, Chile...

The unrest prompted President Piñera to declare a state of emergency in the capital Santiago and other cities, and give the order to deploy 20,000 troops onto the streets. President Piñera also ordered the first military curfew since the country returned to democracy in 1990 following the right-wing Pinochet dictatorship.

According to the independent National Human Rights Institute, 997...

Fifteen people killed and 5000 arrested in nationwide anti-government protests

In only a matter of days, a seemingly unexceptional protest over rising metro fares in Santiago has escalated quickly into a full blown national crisis in Chile.

Unshackled and fearless, protesters angry after years of austerity and worsening inequality have railed against the elistist regime of Sebastián Piñera for...

The head of State and Government, Nicolás Maduro Moros, said that the social outbreak that the Republic of Chile is going through is the result of the exclusionary and repressive model imposed by the neo-liberalism that has been accumulating since the Pinochet dictatorship.

During the closing ceremony of the I International Congress of Communes, Social Movements and Popular Power, which was held...

The president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, sympathized with the people of Chile and advocated the cessation of violence and police repression that is executed in that country, after the declaration of a curfew in Santiago (capital city), Chacabuco and the Valparaíso Region.

“All my solidarity with the noble Chilean people, who are in resistance against the neoliberal...

The Bolivarian Government of Venezuela repudiates the silence of the High Commissioner for Human Rights of the United Nations Organizations (UN), Michelle Bachelet, before the repressive acts of police and military forces against the Chilean people.

The Executive Vice-president of the Republic, Delcy Rodríguez, through her account on the social network Twitter @DrodriguezVen, condemned that...

The president of the National Constituent Assembly (ANC), Diosdado Cabello and the vice president of International Affairs of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Adán Chávez, received a delegation from the Mapuche indigenous people of Chile, in support of the struggle the native peoples of America face for the recognition of their cultural identity and recovery of their...

To the Mapuche people:
To the Chilean people:
To the originary peoples of the Americas:
To the International Sixth:

Brothers and sisters of the dignified Mapuche people,

The peoples, nations, tribes, and barrios who make up the National Indigenous Congress, the Indigenous Governing Council, and the EZLN send our solidarity and embrace to the family of Mapuche compañero Camilo Catrillanca...

pamePAME (All Workers Militant Front) that represents the class trade union movement of Greece and MAS (Students Militant Front) that represents the fighting students movement of Greece, express their solidarity with the fight of the Chilean students and we denounce the oppression by the Bachelet Government against the students’ struggle.

In today’s conditions of the capitalist...

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