Chile


“If we don´t mobilise, they are going to let the Machi die”

After being 100 days on hunger strike, on 11 July, Machi Celestino Córdova announced he would begin a dry hunger strike. With the little strength he has left, he sent an audio message addressed “to the Mapuche people and native peoples, to all society around the world, to all peoples fighting for their spiritual beliefs, for their territories, their freedom,…

Organizations demand declaration of climate emergency in Chile

The Peoples´ Summit together with Fridays for Future Chile and the Civil Society for Climate Action (SCAC) were three of the coalitions which called over 100 thousand demonstrators to participate in the Global Climate Strike on September 27 in Chile. “This march was a historic event at national level for the struggle for a healthy environment”, stated members of the…

Organizations announce Peoples´ Summit 2019

Over 160 social, environmental and feminist organisations, together with different unions, make up the Peoples´ Summit 2019, which was presented on July 9 in Santiago, Chile. The Peoples´ Summit will take place in Chile in resistance to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum -APEC 2019- and the United Nations Summit on Climate Change –COP 25– which will take place in November…