Latin America

Chile security forces accused of grave rights abuses

Chilean government accused of failing to stop human rights abuses by security forces as they crack down on protests.

Chile

Chile combs Antarctic for missing plane with 38 on board

Air force says it was yet to locate plane, but concluded it must have crashed with chance of finding survivors fading.

Chile combs Antarctic for missing plane with 38 on board

AJ Impact

Unrest is costing Chile's economy, but protesters press on

Protesters and their supporters say short-term economic pain is necessary to meaningfully redress festering inequality.

Unrest is costing Chile's economy, but protesters press on

Human Rights

Why Chile protesters say state security law criminalises protests

Roberto Campos Weiss faces up to 10 years in jail under controversial state security law for hitting a subway turnstile.

Why Chile protesters say state security law criminalises protests

Chile

Chile plane goes missing near Antarctica with 38 on board

Air force says it was yet to locate plane, but concluded it must have crashed with chance of finding survivors fading.

Chile plane goes missing near Antarctica with 38 on board

NewsFeed

'You are the rapist!' Chile's women chant against gender violence

The song, A Rapist in Your Path, is being used as an anthem to protest violence against women.

Women

Outrage in Mexico over videos mocking viral feminist anthem

Videos mocking anti-rapist song shows violence against women has been 'made invisible' among many men, feminists say.

Outrage in Mexico over videos mocking viral feminist anthem

Reporter's Notebook

Chile protesters: 'The 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.

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.

Climate Change

Are Global South experts sidelined in climate conversations?

After COP25 was moved from Chile to Spain, often unheard experts and activists were once again unable to participate.

Are Global South experts sidelined in climate conversations?

Opinion

What is behind state violence in Chile?

The brutal crackdown on protesters and repression of indigenous people has its roots in violent state militarism.

Rodrigo Espinoza-Troncoso

by Rodrigo Espinoza-Troncoso
- Michael Wilson-Becerril

Rodrigo Espinoza-Troncoso

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.

Human Rights

'Now we are visible': Chileans with disabilities unite for rights

Amid continuing protests, thousands march to demand constitutional recognition of people with disabilities in Chile.

'Now we are visible': Chileans with disabilities unite for rights

Climate Change

Chile groups launch alternative climate event despite COP25 move

Environmental organisations kick off 10-day alternative conference in Santiago as COP25 gets under way in Spain.

Chile groups launch alternative climate event despite COP25 move

Latin America

Pots and pans 'cacerolazo' protests echo across Latin America

Thousands in nearly a dozen countries bang pots and pans in unified protest against governments across the region.