“If we explore the recent history of Chile we are better able to put the continuing student protests that are challenging Chile’s neoliberal consensus into some kind of context.”-Pablo Navarrete, founder, Alborada Films
Chile 40 Logo, which includes a portrait of Salvdor Allende and a photo of the 1973 coup.
The Chile 40 Network is a UK-wide effort to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Chile’s own 11 September in 1973 and the resistance of the Chilean people against neoliberalism ever since. That year, democratically elected socialist leader Salvador Allende was overthrown in coup d’état by Augusto Pinochet. This began a 17-year long dictatorship by Pinochet that left the country facing terrible economic inequality.
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This new exclusive Wara video shows the band blasting their song ’7AM’ live at the Village Underground, London. Features behind the scenes pre-gig footage where they talk about their current UK tour and the upcoming release of their genre-defying debut album ‘Leave to Remain’. Watch the video to see the revolutionary Cuban-London maestro sounds that are taking the UK by storm. ‘Leave to Remain’ hits stores, iTunes and Amazon on 3rd June.
Click here for more information about the Wara UK tour http://movimientos.org.uk/wara-tour-2013
By: Jamie Ordonez