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  • Chile's presidential election: Conservative Sebastian Pinera may win the vote but still face a runoff

     
    Conservative billionaire Sebastian Pinera appeared likely to gather the most votes in today's presidential election in Chile but not enough to prevent a runoff. Pinera's competition includes former President Eduardo Frei and lawmaker Marco Enriquez-...
  • Chilean rapper Ana Tijoux makes her Los Angeles debut tonight

     
    When the great earthquake of 2010 roared through Santiago last month, hip-hop artist Ana Tijoux was performing at a club. She had made it through three songs when the walls around her began to tremble. Then the lights went out.......
  • Ghosts of the Pinochet regime haunt Chile's conservative president

     
    Ex-military chiefs in Chile were apparently expecting that after two decades of center-left rule, conservative President Sebastian Pinera would go easy on them. But Pinera has not suspended investigations into alleged abuses by the military under Gen....
  • Oliver Stone–an exclusive interview

     
    Oliver Stone is one of those people in film that you always grab the chance to talk to. Agree or disagree with his politics, the angle of attack of his films, he's a fascinating brain to pick and one of the undisputed masters of his trade. I put him right...
  • 'Open Veins' and enduring ills in Latin America

    'Open Veins' and enduring ills in Latin America
    The reading list for my college core course at UC Santa Cruz in the early 1970s included a book by a young Uruguayan author, Eduardo Galeano, called "Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent." The book, which excoriated...
  • Chile's 9/11 -- and the legacy of Gen. Pinochet

    Thirty-five years ago today on a different 9/11, army Gen. Augusto Pinochet overthrew the democratically elected government of Socialist President Salvador Allende in Chile. Since that day, two issues have continued to generate contention: Should Pinochet...
  • From the archives: Chilean Opposition Scores More Victories in Congressional Vote

    SANTIAGO, Chile -- Sweetening its landslide presidential victory, Chile's opposition coalition won heavily in congressional elections, while the nation's once-prominent far-leftists did poorly, according to final results Friday. After 16 years of...