Chile

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Allende, Salvador: Connexipedia Article
Article
Democratically elected socialist president of Chile, overthrown and killed in a coup engineered by the CIA. (1908-1973).
Allende, Salvador - speeches & articles - index
Article
Speeches and articles by Salvador Allende (1908-1973).
The Best of The Nation: Selections from the Independent Magazine of Politics and Culture
Navasky, Victor; Heavel, Katrina Vanden
Book
2000
An anthology of articles from The Nation.
Canada and the Rights of the Chilean People
Article
1976
Brief presented to the Canadian Government by the Coalition on Canadian Policy Toward Chile.
Canadian Information Sharing Service: Pilot Copy, February 1976
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1976
The first issue of the Canadian Information Sharing Service publication. The name of the publication was later changed to Connexions and then to Connexions Digest.
Canadian News Synthesis Project - October 1974: Volume II Number 10
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1974
The Canadian News Synthesis Project journal presents current news coverage to show major trends in Canada and Latin America.
Canadian News Synthesis Project - October 1975: Volume III Number 8
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1975
The Canadian News Synthesis Project journal presents current news coverage to show major trends in Canada and Latin America.
Canadian News Synthesis Project - November 1975: Volume III Number 9
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1975
The Canadian News Synthesis Project journal presents current news coverage to show major trends in Canada and Latin America.
Canadian News Synthesis Project - December 1975: Volume III Number 10
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1975
The Canadian News Synthesis Project journal presents current news coverage to show major trends in Canada and Latin America.
Canadian News Synthesis Supplement: The CIA in Chile: Volume II Number 9 (supplement)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1974
Supplement to Canadian News Synthesis Project Volume II, Number 9 (September 1974). The Canadian News Synthesis Project journal presents current news coverage to show major trends in Canada and Latin ...
Capitalism and Underdevelopment in Latin America: Historical Studies of Chile and Brazil
Frank, Andre Gunder
Book
1967
The four essays in this book offer a sweeping reinterpretation of Latin American history as an aspect of the world-wide spread of capitalism in its commercial and industrial phases.
Chile Report
Article
1975
Describes the repression and injustice that exists in Chile and criticizes Canada's attitude.
Chile Report: Enterprise and Repression Multinational Goes to Chile
Article
1976
Looks at Noranda Mines' copper mine investment in Chile.
Chomsky.Info
Chomsky, Noam
Website
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
The CIA's Greatest Hits
Zepezauer, Mark
Book
1994
Brief case studies of the CIA's greatest 'triumphs'.
The Common Good
Chomsky, Noam; interviewed by David Barsamian
Book
1998
Interviews with Noam Chomsky on the U.S. and the world.
Connexions Library: South America Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on South America.
Elections in the Southern Cone: Against The Current vol. 85
Sobrino, Francisco T.
Article
2000
During the last three months of 1999, presidential elections took place in the three southernmost countries of the Latin American continent.
Eyewitness Chile: After 30 Years: Against The Current vol. 108
Cockcroft, James
Article
2004
When I returned to Chile for the first time in 32 years to attend a week-long seminar called “Thirty Years -- Allende Lives! Popular Alternatives and the Socialist Perspective in Latin America,” I fou...
The I.F. Stone's Weekly Reader
Stone, I.F.
Book
1973
An anthology of 20 years of journalism by independent journalists I.F. Stone.
Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II
Blum, William
Book
2008
Is the United States a force for democracy? William Blum serves up a forensic overview of U.S. foreign policy spanning sixty years. For those who want the details on the U.S.'s most famous actions (Ch...
Last Words to the Nation
Allende, Salvador
Article
1973
This speech was delivered at 9:10 am on September 11, 1973, in the midst on an ultimately successful US-sponsored coup d'etat against the democratically-elected government. Barricaded inside La Moned...
Make Sure You Don't Fall: Perspectives on the Recent Social Agitation in Chile, Part One
jorgbudrovich
Article
2012
Discontent and rage have always been there, but while Social Democracy was in power, the supporters of the regime -- well placed in the open spaces for action and thought in high schools, universities...
Nostalgia de la luz (Nostalgia for the Light)
Guzmán, Patricio (director/writer)
Film/Video
2010
In Chile's Atacama Desert, astronomers search the sky and explore the origins of the universe. Nearby, a group of women sift through the sand searching for body parts of loved ones murdered and dumped...
Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent
Galeano, Eduardo
Book
1971
A political economy, a social and cultural narrative, and a powerful description of primitive capital accumulation.
The Other 9/11
Z., Mickey
Article
2014
Whether or not activists will ever mount a serious threat to U.S. hegemony and propaganda remains to be seen. One thing is certain, however: Without such organizing, action, and sacrifice, there will ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - September 10, 2015: Labour Day issue
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Rickwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
Labour Day issue, with articles examining the relentless pressure put on workers to work ever longer hours, at the cost of their health and family life; anti-worker legislation, Zapatista popular educ...
Overthrowing other people's governments: The Master List
Blum, William
Article
2013
Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War.
Paz, Pan y Libertad/Bread, Peace and Liberty
Article
1979
The report of the Canadian delegation to Chile on the occasion of the International Symposium on Human Rights in Santiago, Chile (November 1978) contains the statement of the five-member church delega...
Peddling miracles and amnesia
Reuss, Alejandro
Article
1999
The shifting PR campaign to justify Chile's 'economic miracle' and to forgive its chief architect.
Pensions Under Attack: What's behind the push to privatize public pensions
Townson, Monica
Book
2001
Townson discusses the forces behind the drive to privatize public pensions and its impact on the financial security of seniors. In doing so, she traces a history from Pinochet's Chile to Thatcher's Gr...
The Politics of Urban Liberation
Schecter, Stephen
Book
1978
A broad-ranging study which covers the political economy of the urban question and the importance of the city in the history of social revolution. Schechter's evaluation of libertarian insurgency high...
Press for Conversion #43: December 2000
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2000
Project Chile
Article
1977
The pamphlet serves as background material for Project Chile, a national campaign to stop Canadian private investment in Chile and all governmental support for such investment until human rights and d...
The Real Terror Network: Terrorism in Fact and Propaganda
Herman, Edward S.
Book
1982
Herman sets out to show that the U.S. ignores or sponsors terror by authoritarian states that are allied with U.S. interests.
Relentless Persistence: Nonviolent Action in Latin America
McManus, Philip and Schlabach, Gerald (ed.)
Book
1991
There is in Latin America a tradition of "firmeza permanente," relentless persistence, which has enabled the people to preserve parts of their culture during five centuries of conquest and oppression.
Remembering Pinochet's Coup: A Taste of Justice for Chile
Cooper, Marc
Article
1999
AS FORMER CHILEAN dictator Augusto Pinochet languished in British custody facing possible extradition to Spain, I have thought often of the democratically elected president he overthrew twenty-five ye...
Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower
Blum, William
Book
2005
A mini-encyclopedia of the numerous un-humanitarian acts perpetrated by the United States since the end of the Second World War.
Secrets, Lies and Democracy
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1994
Noam Chomsky interviewed by David Barsamian. ...
The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
Klein, Naomi
Book
2007
Klein chronicles free-market disasters of recent years and advances a theory that we are living in the age of 'disaster capitalism'.
The Socialist Register 1969: Volume6: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1969
The Socialist Register 1973: Volume 10: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1973
The Socialist Register 1977: Volume 14: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1977
The Socialist Register 1978: Volume 15: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978
Special Report: Truth, Justice and Reconciliation
Smith, David; Tremlett, Giles; Hodal, Kate; Franklin, Jonathan; Borger, Julian; Brodzinsky, Sibylla
Article
2014
An examination of how countries around the world affected by civil war or internal conflict have approached justice.
Through Our Own Eyes: Popular Art and Modern History
Brett, Guy
Book
In this pioneering work, the author brings together the patchworks of the women of Chile documenting the Chilean resistance, Sha'aba painting of the people of Central Africa, and the collective view o...
Towards a New Cold War: Essays on the Current Crisis and How We Got There
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1982
A sobering assessment of American foreign policy from the end of the Vietnam era to Ronald Reagan.
The War on Democracy
Pilger, John (director)
Film/Video
2007
This film by John Pilger explores the current and past relationship of Washington with Latin American countries such as Venezuela, Bolivia and Chile.
The War on Democracy in Latin America: Interview with John Pilger
Montesanti, Edu
Article
2016
Journalist, writer and filmmaker John Pilger granted this exclusive interview where he talks about the US war on democracy in Latin America. "Modern era imperialism is a war on democracy. Genuine demo...
The Washington Connection and Third World Fascism: The Political Economy of Human Rights: Volume 1
Chomsky, Noam; Herman, Edward S.
Book
Chomsky and Herman demonstrate, with devasting logic and overwhelming documentation, that the purpose of U.S. global policy is to make the world safe for exploitation by U.S. corporate interests and t...
World Orders Old and New
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1994
Chomsky surveys the international scene since 1945.

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Chomsky.info
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
Europe Solidaire Sans Frontieres
ESSF est une association de solidarit‚ internationale. Traitant d'un large ‚ventail de questions, notre site pr‚sente une information militante sur de nombreuses luttes et campagnes ; ainsi que des ar...
MATCH International
To promote the welfare of women in Canada and overseas, by funding projects, while ephasizing a feminist vision of development.

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Embassy Row
Embassy Row, published by Sources as part of the Parliamentary Names & Numbers directory, lists all embassies and high commissions to Canada, and all Canadian embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad. Each e...
Latin American Economic System
The Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA) is a regional intergovernmental organization that groups 26 Latin American and Caribbean countries. Its headquarters are in Caracas, Venezuela. SELA was established on 17 Oct...
Latin American Parliament
The Latin American Parliament (Parlatino) is a regional, permanent and unicameral organism, integrated from the national Parliaments of Latin America, elected democratically by means of universal suffrage in countries that ratifie...
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...
Union of South American Nations
The Union of South American Nations (Dutch: Unie van Zuid-Amerikaanse Naties - UZAN, Portuguese: Uniao de Na‡oes Sul-Americanas - UNASUL, Spanish: Uni¢n de Naciones Suramericanas - UNASUR) is an intergovernmental union integrating...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...

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A Chilean Ex-Soldier Guiltily Recalls His Unit's Atrocities
Bonnefoy, Pascale
2016
Guillermo Padilla was part of a commando unit that spent months combing towns and remote outposts in southern Chile in late 1973, searching for suspected opponents of the military dictatorship of Gen....
Citizen Activism Challenges Protected Media Oligopoly
Hervieu, Benoît
2011
The issue of news and information is playing a central role in this upsurge of citizen unrest in Chile.
Intimidation of journalists who investigate military dictatorship
2012
Journalists in chile have been threatened because they have been covering very sensitive subjects that directly concern the intelligence agencies.

From the Connexions Archives

Chile Informative - Special Editions
Periodical profile published 1977
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Embassy Row Online
Website
Contact names and numbers for all embassies to Canada and all Canadian embassies abroad.
The Toronto Committee for Solidarity with Democratic Chile
Organization profile published 1978
Organization
1978
Why Chile?
Periodical profile published 1978
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978