The left has elected presidents in Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Honduras, Peru, Chile, and now in Colombia, but... is still subjected to hostile acts of aggression by the US and its Atlantic accomplices, including the UK.
"Win or lose, the Constitutional Convention & the mass movement that brought it about mark a watershed moment in Chilean history."
Chile, Colombia, Honduras, Mexico & Bolivia have shown a resurgence in progressive politics, with Brazil set to do the same. Read the call for solidarity with these leading movements for change.
Chilean economist Manuel Riesco on the fight to nationalise copper in Chile, ending decades of corporate extraction started by Pinochet.
This week, thousands of activists tuned in for an online rally "Latin America's 2nd Pink Tide" in support of progressive movements across Latin America with Jeremy Corbyn and speakers from across the region.
"Yesterday’s election brings home Allende’s promise. The hope which this brings can best be fulfilled by the Chilean people working to build a country based once more on the social justice which Allende had been working on." By Jon Trickett MP The election of a socialist President in Chile yesterday is an important event historically.…