Chile, 11 September 1973: death and birth of a nation
The military coup of forty years ago inaugurated a long period of dictatorship and human-rights violation. But its profound legacy also includes long-term economic and political effects, says Patricio Navia.
Chile: protest for the “promised land”
The student movement convulsing Chile is aiming for social inclusion and reform of the model that improved the lives of millions in the 1990s. It should be seen in its own terms and not as a mere outpost of a global trend, says Patricio Navia.
The Chilean way: after the spotlight
The rescue of trapped Chilean miners after two months underground inspired both national unity and worldwide acclaim. But as the afterglow fades Chile’s government faces an equally monumental set of tasks, says the Chilean scholar Patricio Navia.