Category Archives: Piñera

Aug 10 2011

The Meaning behind Protests in Chile

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By Victor Figueroa-Clark There is an old Chilean saying that “no evil lasts a hundred years, and there’s no Christian that could stand it.” The recent protests that have spread across the country  mark the end of people’s patience with … Continue reading

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Mar 30 2011

A fork in the road? Chilean foreign policy under Piñera, one year on

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By Guy Burton Ideology or pragmatism?  A break with the past, or its continuation?  This was the fork in the road that Chilean foreign policy faced in March 2010 when Sebastián Piñera, the country’s first right-wing president since the end … Continue reading

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Jan 20 2010

Prospects for Chile under the Piñera administration

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By Victor Figuero The electoral victory of Sebastian Piñera in Sunday’s Presidential elections in Chile marks the first time that the Right has come to power via an electoral process since 1958, although the Pinochet dictatorship was also a 17-year … Continue reading

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