Lucia Newman

Lucia Newman

"Lucia Newman, based in Buenos Aires, is Al Jazeera's Latin America editor. She has 25 years of experience in television and journalism.

A recipient of many awards in journalism, in 2001 Lucia picked up the prestigious Edward R. Morrow Award for ""sustained coverage of Elian Gonzalez"", the child at the centre of a heated custody and immigration battle in 2000 involving the Cuban and US governments."

Latin America

Chile protesters: 'The rich and powerful threw the first stone'

Some protesters, enraged over discrimination and inequality, increasingly believe in using force to compel the government and the elites, to listen.

Chile protesters: 'The rich and powerful threw the first stone'

Latin America

'A Rapist in Your Path': Chile's women protest abuse

Women over 40 are joining the protest started by younger Chileans to protest violence against women by men.

'A Rapist in Your Path': Chile's women protest abuse

Latin America

Chile protests: Experts say tear gas poses serious harm

Chemical agent is similar to spraying a solution of bicarbonate of soda in eyes of protesters.

Chile protests: Experts say tear gas poses serious harm

Latin America

Chile's cacerolazos movement

Banging pots and pans became famous in Chile in 1971, when opponents of the left-wing government of President Salvador Allende came out to protest food shortages and rationing.

Chile's cacerolazos movement

Latin America

HRW calls for urgent police reform in Chile to address abuses

Human Rights Watch finds Chilean police committed 'serious human rights violations' during weeks-long unrest.

HRW calls for urgent police reform in Chile to address abuses

Latin America

Chile unrest: Graffiti used to express rage

Al Jazeera looks at some of the ways Chileans are protesting against the government.

Chile unrest: Graffiti used to express rage

Latin America

Chile unrest: One year since police shooting case

Cry for justice whips up more anger in Chile; demand for action on killing of an indigenous student.

Chile unrest: One year since police shooting case

Latin America

Chile plans to rewrite constitution amid mass protests

Despite plans to reform Pinochet-era charter, protests in Chile continue as many feel excluded from process.

Chile plans to rewrite constitution amid mass protests

Latin America

Chile protesters turn against president

Protests against the cost of train travel are gathering momentum as anger turns against Chile's billionaire president.

Chile protesters turn against president

Latin America

Chile police accused of brutality in protest crackdown

Two weeks after mass demonstrations for widespread social reforms began, envoys from the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights are in Santiago probing alleged police abuses.

Chile police accused of brutality in protest crackdown

Latin America

Chile unrest: Gov't says cost of damages 'surpasses $1bn'

Sporadic looting, rioting in Chile despite government concessions to protesters demanding economic and social reforms.

Chile unrest: Gov't says cost of damages 'surpasses $1bn'

Latin America

Chile inequality: Government fails to contain unrest

Despite the huge number of protesters, the government says it would not allow them to reach the presidential palace because they have no one to negotiate the terms with.

Chile inequality: Government fails to contain unrest