From the International Coordination of Metros Unions, we stand in solidarity with the Federation of Metro Unions of our sister country of Chile, in its just struggle against the dismissal of nearly 1,200 sub-contract workers in the different areas of the operation. These workers were already precarious before the pandemic, and their salaries were already low.

In addition to the health alarm that is being experienced, the increase in subcontracting and outsourcing of work is also leading to disaster, being another of the great pandemics that the working class is experiencing and in this case the service provided by Metro to users is worsening even more.

In the Santiago Metro, seven out of every ten workers are subcontracted, thus being...

On August 29, the Young Communists of Chile (JJCC) celebrated their 88th anniversary of existence on the 50th anniversary of the victory of the Popular Front coalition in Chile. The Communist Party of Chile played a historical role in the participation and leadership of the Salvador Allende–led Popular Unity coalition which was elected in 1970 before being overthrown in the U.S.-backed fascist...

The World Federation of Teachers Unions (FISE) representing the 122 affiliated countries of the five continents, and being one of the TUI Affiliated to the WFTU-FSM (WORLD FEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS) with its more than 95 million workers in 130 countries, extends its Internationalist Solidarity, and at the same time strongly condemns and repudiates the arbitrary detention of our colleagues...

The Democratic Socialists of America stands in solidarity with the Chilean people in the face of massive human rights violations in the wake of the recent uprising that has moved to a general strike.

The Chilean government and its billionaire president Sebastian Piñera — who himself made a fortune off the so-called liberalization of the country — have reacted violently to mass protest resulting...

The unrest prompted President Piñera to declare a state of emergency in the capital Santiago and other cities, and give the order to deploy 20,000 troops onto the streets. President Piñera also ordered the first military curfew since the country returned to democracy in 1990 following the right-wing Pinochet dictatorship.

According to the independent National Human Rights Institute, 997...

Fifteen people killed and 5000 arrested in nationwide anti-government protests

In only a matter of days, a seemingly unexceptional protest over rising metro fares in Santiago has escalated quickly into a full blown national crisis in Chile.

Unshackled and fearless, protesters angry after years of austerity and worsening inequality have railed against the elistist regime of Sebastián Piñera for...

The head of State and Government, Nicolás Maduro Moros, said that the social outbreak that the Republic of Chile is going through is the result of the exclusionary and repressive model imposed by the neo-liberalism that has been accumulating since the Pinochet dictatorship.

During the closing ceremony of the I International Congress of Communes, Social Movements and Popular Power, which was held...

The president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, sympathized with the people of Chile and advocated the cessation of violence and police repression that is executed in that country, after the declaration of a curfew in Santiago (capital city), Chacabuco and the Valparaíso Region.

“All my solidarity with the noble Chilean people, who are in resistance against the neoliberal...

The Bolivarian Government of Venezuela repudiates the silence of the High Commissioner for Human Rights of the United Nations Organizations (UN), Michelle Bachelet, before the repressive acts of police and military forces against the Chilean people.

The Executive Vice-president of the Republic, Delcy Rodríguez, through her account on the social network Twitter @DrodriguezVen, condemned that...

The president of the National Constituent Assembly (ANC), Diosdado Cabello and the vice president of International Affairs of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Adán Chávez, received a delegation from the Mapuche indigenous people of Chile, in support of the struggle the native peoples of America face for the recognition of their cultural identity and recovery of their...

To the Mapuche people:
To the Chilean people:
To the originary peoples of the Americas:
To the International Sixth:

Brothers and sisters of the dignified Mapuche people,

The peoples, nations, tribes, and barrios who make up the National Indigenous Congress, the Indigenous Governing Council, and the EZLN send our solidarity and embrace to the family of Mapuche compañero Camilo Catrillanca...

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