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The Day of Two Worlds

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Día de Colón (Columbus Day)… Día de la Raza (Day of the Race, referring to the Hispanic Race)… Día del Respeto a la Diversidad Cultural (Day of Respect for Cultural Diversity)… Día de las Americas (Day of the Americas)… Día … Continue reading

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A Different Face of the Protests

Chile has had nearly weekly protests over the last few months. On 4 August I wrote a post on one of the most violent student protests and police crackdowns. Images appeared on local and international media of people damaging public … Continue reading

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Making a noise for change

This is my second post in two days about the students protests and violent police retaliation that bought Santiago and many other cities in Chile to a standstill yesterday. The drama from the morning’s protest continued in the afternoon and … Continue reading

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Santiago at a standstill

Santiago is going crazy today!!! I am writing this from Rodrigo’s apartment (on the 21st floor)…outside all I can hear is police sirens and there is a strong smell of burning trash and gas bombs in the air. Students and … Continue reading

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