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South America begins the process of vaccination against Covid-19

Before the end of the year there will be 11,700 new doses of Covid-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTtech that are already being transported to Chile and will allow extending the vaccination process to various regions of the country, thus completing the…

Sinovac, Chinese vaccine for Covid-19, to be approved in Chile and Brazil

No later than January, Chilean health authorities are trying to approve the coronavirus vaccine produced by the Chinese company Sinovac, according to Heriberto Garcia, Director of the Institute of Public Health (ISP). This would be the second vaccine approved in…

Chile-China: Pressenza Agency in an event marking 50 years of diplomatic relations

The 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between China and Chile was celebrated via an online event that underlined the cultural exchanges necessary from different points of view for the mutual understanding of history, literature, education and the role of the…

neurodiversity

On November 27 and 28, 2020, the Neurodiversity Network participated in the 5th Latin American Humanist Forum, within a total of 27 thematic networks. The synthesis of the Neurodiversity Network was presented to the Forum by Maximiliano Bravo, a sociologist,…

Homage to Silo in the Latin American Humanist Forum

In the context of the V Latin American Humanist Forum that took place virtually, today a tribute was paid to Silo by watching again the video of the one that Salvatore Puledda gave him in January 1999, in the hall…

Chile: Liberation Performance

In front of the National Stadium, the feminist group Las Tesis Senior returned yesterday to give a performance for the liberation of the Uprising for Dignity prisoners. Women all dressed in black, with a white scarf in their hands, were…

Hirsch calls on the Government of Chile to ratify the treaty that bans nuclear weapons

The deputy of Acción Humanista, Tomás Hirsch, called on the Chilean government to ratify the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPAN), a nuclear disarmament agreement promoted by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), the UN and…

Post-Plebiscite in Huechuraba, Chile: Votes Cast for Dignity for a Community and a Country

By Maxine Lowy (i) Less than thirty minutes before polls closed, and another half hour before the first official count, increasing numbers of people circulated along the sidewalks of Huechuraba, heading for the Civic Plaza, a vast open space where…

Chile: the “I Approve” option overwhelmingly wins Plebiscite

Despite the pandemic and the consequent postponement of this event, which should have taken place last April, today in Chile it was possible to go to the polls, respecting the health measures to prevent coronavirus infections as much as possible,…

Chile: Images from a commemoration that dignifies

Yesterday, in celebration of the first anniversary of the social awakening, demonstrators filled the plazas of many Chilean cities, especially central Santiago’s Dignidad Plaza. On the government’s demand, Carabineros (the Chilean police force) withdrew forces and did not engage with…

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