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An unquiet ocean

There must be something about being in Chile that makes me write blog posts. I wrote my last one here in September of last year, and now I’m at it again, a third of the way through a trip to Santiago and the south of the country. 639 palabras más

Dilma, Cristina, Michelle and Hillary

If there are any contemporaries to whom Hillary Clinton can be compared, they would be Dilma Rousseff of Brazil, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner of Argentina and Michelle Bachelet of Chile. 554 palabras más

Politics

First Ladies

So Clinton has won the nomination, as everyone knew she would. If I could vote in US elections I would (of course) vote for her over the horror show that is Trump. 499 palabras más

Chile Student Protests Erupt Into Violence

Student protests calling for education reforms in Chile erupted into violence Thursday when police tried to reroute the march.

Protesters, who were marching through the center of the capital Santiago, threw stones at police after refusing to take an alternative route, Agence France-Presse reports. 160 palabras más

From Dictator’s Victim to Democratic Leader—the Story of a Feminist Hero

By Leora Lihach, President’s Office Intern

In times of war and turmoil, women have mobilized to take the suffering out of their countries. One of these heroes is the first female president of Chile, who led her country back to health after it suffered a rapacious regime. 1.734 palabras más

The Honeckers in Chile

Margot Honecker, widow of the former East German leader Erich Honecker, died last week in Santiago, where the couple found a kind of refuge after the fall of the Berlin Wall. 559 palabras más

Chile

Bye-bye to the bloviating Bolivian?

We last looked in on Bolivian bossman Evo Morales a few months ago, after he gave Pope Francis a unique present: a “cross” made out of a hammer and sickle. 464 palabras más

Corruption