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Solidarity Campaigns with Chile were set up all over the Netherlands in response to the brutal overthrow of the democratic Chilean government by a military coup led by General Augusto Pinochet.... [Image gallery]
On September 4, 1970 Salvador Allende won the presidential elections in Chile. This political event started a unique experiment in Latin America, an experiment that generated much interest in the... [Image gallery]
Forty years ago, the democratically elected Chilean president Salvador Allende was overthrown in a violent military coup. Indignation was great in the Netherlands, where solidarity activities to... [News]
La Voz del Mar (Voice of the Sea) was the journal of the Chilean sailors who formed a branch of the Industrial Workers of the World. Occasionally its pages had large blank areas: "This periodical is... [Item of the Day]
On September 4, 1970 Salvador Allende won the presidential elections in Chile. The three years of Allende's rule, together with the parties of the Unidad Popular (UP), were marked by a unique... [Item of the Day]
At the end of the nineteenth century the developing mine industry, public services and factories in Chile led to the formation of working class parties. The Partido Obrero Francisco Bilbao founded in... [Item of the Day]