53 former secret police agents convicted from the country’s dictatorship for participating in the kidnapping and disappearance of seven communist leaders.
Chile articles on Democracy Chronicles
News about the struggle for better democracy in Chile. Chile is a functioning democracy. According to Freedom House, the "Senate serves eight-year terms and the Chamber of Deputies is elected for four years". A strong democracy has ensured Chile a strong economy and relative social stability. Also check out our section on World Democracy.
North Korea’s hacking operations to gather intelligence and raise funds for the sanction-strapped government in Pyongyang may be gathering steam.
Nicanor Parra revolutionized Latin American literature and won the Spanish-speaking world’s highest literary honor
As I cast my ballot early today in the voting booth, I decided to stop dawdling and write something about the importance of voting. I have wanted to post my daughter’s words, because — as a millennial — she has something important to say about voting
Yesterday was Pablo Neruda’s birthday, and since he is one of my favorite poets, I dedicate this post to him, my translation of Sonnet LXIX from 100 Love Sonnets: Cien sonetos de amor
Polls estimating the opposition total surpassing the ruling party by a margin of approximately 10-12%, should have the Broad Front rethink its campaign strategy come the start of July (after World Cup mayhem expected in a football-loving nation)
Region is going to have more than a few women leaders changing Latin America with democracy
Former President Bachelet poised to regain the office amid public discontent in Chile election
A humble seamstress to run for President of Chile is said to be very down to Earth, with fiery rhetoric and a mastery of the problems of the poor
The upcoming Chile election represents the first time citizens are not mandated by law to vote as well as the first time that registration is automatic