When Barack Obama visited Chile in 2011, he was asked by reporters whether he intended to apologize for the U.S. role in the 1973 coup that ousted and killed the democratically elected President Salvador Allende. He avoided the question, and did not apologize.
by Elyssa Pachico
The campaign apparel on sale at Marco Enriquez Ominami’s political headquarters in Santiago, Chile, was a colorful and at times cheeky display. There were notepads with the young presidential candidate stylized as a grinning bullfighter on the cover, along with t-shirts that reference Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe prints.… Read more ...