Si algo queda claro de los incendios, es que Chile no necesariamente afronta una falta de recursos, sino de falta de regulaciones y estrategias para combatir los incendios.
Last September, Chileans voted overwhelmingly to reject a draft constitution that would have turbocharged President Gabriel Boric’s progressive agenda. Boric’s leftist allies blamed “fake news” for misleading the electorate. Ahead of another constitutional referendum this December, the government quietly published a decree to establish an Advisory Commission Against Disinformation. The initiative has sparked deep unease among free speech advocates and an outcry from Boric’s political opponents.
Chile holds a significant position in the global economy. As the world shifts from a dependence on fossil fuels to clean and renewable sources of energy, batteries have become a key part of the transition.
For the Americas to ensure that its legacy of standing for democracy and human rights remains intact, leaders of all countries from across the political spectrum must stand together to call out their own allies when they need accountability the most.
On Monday, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met Colombian President Gustavo Petro, Vice President Francia Márquez, and Foreign Minister Álvaro Leyva at the Casa de Nariño as the first stop on his week-long trip to Colombia, Chile, and Peru.
On Tuesday, world leaders began gathering in New York for the high-level debate of the UNGA’s seventy-seventh session. The debate, which was the first entirely in-person General Assembly since the start of the pandemic, was opened by Secretary-General António Guterres, who alluded to the war in Ukraine, rising energy and food prices, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the climate crisis.
The label “pink tide” was already misleading 20 years ago. Today, with even more pronounced distinctions between the left-wing presidents and diverse foreign policy orientations—including some critical views of Cuba—such a generalization has become even more outdated and is by far too inaccurate to categorize a political trend.
On Sunday, 61.8 percent of Chileans voted to reject the Constitutional Assembly’s draft, while 38.1 percent voted to approve it. Nearly 13 million of 15 million Chileans and residents who were eligible to vote cast ballots across more than 3,000 voting centers.
The IX Summit of the Americas shows the way forward for conducting a resilient diplomacy in a divided world.