A Chilean Awakening

Sep 9, 2021
10:05 PM
Originally published at Audioboom

In the lead-up to the 48th anniversary of the U.S. overthrow of Salvador Allende in Chile, Latino Rebels Radio speaks with Chilean journalist and historian Camila Vergara about “the other 9/11” and how Chileans today are taking unprecedented steps to rewrite the Pinochet-era constitution.

Featured image: Indigenous Mapuche Constituent Assembly representative Elisa Loncón, center, raises a Mapuche flag as she embraces fellow representative Francisca Linconao, a “Machi,” the name for a spiritual leader from the Mapuche Indigenous community, after Loncón was elected president of the Constituent Assembly during the inaugural session of the Constitutional Convention at the Congress building in Santiago, Chile, Sunday, July 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)

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Music courtesy of La Plebe.