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Chile: Happy Independence Day to a real success story in Latin America

Our friends down in Chile will enjoy another anniversary of their independence in 1810: "Today, September 18 is celebrated in Chile as their Independence Day. It is remembered with the fiestas patrias or "national parties." The celebrations kick off in early September and can last for weeks. All over Chile, people celebrate with food, parades, […]

Remember Chile’s 9-11

From My View: As we remember the brave men and women who died in the terrorist attack 12 years ago, we also look south to something very consequential that happened in Chile 40 years ago: "Chile's armed forces stage a coup d'état against the government of President Salvador Allende, the first democratically elected Marxist leader in Latin […]

Urging ODCA to push for an investigation of the deaths of Oswaldo Paya and Harold Cepero

In this video, Osmel Rodríguez of Movimiento Cristiano Liberacion (MCL) urges the Christian Democrat Organization of America (or ODCA, for Organización Demócrata Cristiana de América) to seek an independent investigation of the deaths of MCL leaders Oswaldo Payá and Harold Cepero. In Spanish / En español

Chile Celebrates A Different Kind Of May Day

Everyone knows what castro's idea of May Day is - tanks, turbas, thugs and long, long, long speeches about dictatorship of the proletariat and yanqui imperialismo. It's hard to mess up a holiday to the extent he has. castro and Allende: Love But over in Chile, a nation that in 1973 escaped castro's grasp, fought […]