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The death of a President who lives on


“A great black cloud rises from the flaming palace. President Allende dies at his post. The military kills thousands throughout Chile. (…) Señora Pinochet declares that the tears of mothers will redeem the country. Power, all power, is assumed by a military junta of four members, formed in the School of the Americas in Panama. Heading it is General Augusto Pinochet.”

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Evo expects a fair ruling in maritime lawsuit against Chile

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President of Bolivia Evo Morales expressed his confidence on Monday, March 19, that the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague would effect a “fair and accurate ruling” on the country’s demand that Chile restore its access to the sea.

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Ecuador, Chile Committed to Broaden Economic Links


Ecuador and Chile are looking forward to advancing in their commercial and economic relations, alongside social projects and regional integration, said here Monday the Ecuadorian Foreign Affairs Ministry. The commitment by both countries was announced as part of a summary of Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno’s visit to Chile to attend the inauguration ceremony of Chilean president-elect Sebastian Piñera

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Cuba, a beacon of social justice

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WE Chileans have stood in solidarity with the Cuban Revolution since its triumph, on January 1, 1959, stated Leandro Lanfranco Leverton, director of the national commission responsible for organizing Cuba solidarity brigades from his country.

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We are a family

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Carlos Ricardo Pérez Díaz, director of the Cuban medical brigade – part of the Henry Reeve Contingent specializing in natural disasters and large-scale epidemics – currently working in Atacama, Chile, agreed to respond to some questions from Granma International. Working as a resident in Havana and Internal Medicine specialist for over 15 years, Pérez Díaz noted that the brigade is coping well.

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Bolivian President Highlights Legal Mission Work in The Hague


President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, highlighted today the work of the Bolivian legal mission in defense of the maritime lawsuit in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague. “Our lawyers were clear and strong. I am proud of our delegation for the excellent presentation and defense they did, both national and international lawyers who represented us, “Morales told reporters.

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Chile Tries to Ignore International Law, Says Evo Morales


Bolivian President Evo Morales, insisted today that Chile tries to ignore international law, in reference to the position of Santiago before the maritime lawsuit filed by his country in the Court of Justice in The Hague. The head of state participated in the delivery of swords and batons to the new Generals of the Police at the National Academy, in the south of the capital, and during his speech he made reference to the Chilean position.

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Thousands of People Demand Free Education in Chile

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Santiago de Chile, Sep 27 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of students and representatives of other sectors marched through capital streets to demand Chilean education to be saved, in a protest that was dispersed by police with cannons -water and tear gas at various.

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Chilean Students to March Again for Pubic Education

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Santiago de Chile, Sep 25 (Prensa Latina) Chilean students will hit the streets on Thursday to demand again a public, free and high-quality education system, at all levels of education, announced today leaders of various organizations. At a press conference, representatives of the Chilean Students Confederation (CONFECH), the Coordinator of Secondary Students (CONES) and the Coordinating Assembly of Secondary Students also made a call for citizens to to join the protest.

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Popular Tribute in Chile to Coup Victims


Santiago de Chile, Sept 11 (Prensa Latina) Groups of students, unions, academics and other social organizations pay homage today to the victims of the coup that 39 years ago overthrew President Salvador Allende, and established Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship. The remembrance activities include events at the monument to President Allende, located in front of the Palacio de La Moneda, which on September 11, 1973 was attacked by soldiers and bombed by the Air Force to overthrow the Popular Unity government.