A narrow strip squeezed between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, Chile stretches from Peru in the north to the Drake Passage — which separates South America from Antarctica — in the south. The country's 1973 coup, when democratically elected socialist leader Salvador Allende was overthrown by the U.S.-backed Augusto Pinochet, was one of the defining moments of the Cold War. But today, the country is also Latin America’s wealthiest and is among the region’s most economically stable nations.

Pinochet Jailed Her. She’s Demolishing His Legacy

Alejandra Flores Carlos is among a handful of Indigenous Chileans tasked with rewriting the country's Constitution.

Butterfly Effect: Hey America, Learn From South America

The US has long been a shining example to the rest of the Americas.

Politics As Usual? Never!

María Soledad Acuña Díaz on her way to being a lawyer but inspired by a revolution is running for office in Chile!.

These Students Want to Shut Down Chile's SAT

Students Ayelen Salgado and Victor Chanfreau are leading street protests targeting the source of Chile's raging inequality — education.


The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

Butterfly Effect: Next President’s Big Challenge — Latin America

China and Russia are consuming America’s foreign policy debate.

LOOK CLOSER: The Worst Rave Ever?

Lasers disrupt drones and cop cameras.

Is Latin America's Turn to the Right Waning?

Economic mismanagement is bringing down the region's leaders — left and right.

Protesters Link Up Around the Globe

From Hong Kong to Spain, protesters with different goals are joining virtual hands in solidarity.

The Bad Luck of Chile's Gaffe-Prone Billionaire President

President Sebastian Piñera is navigating the Chilean protests with force over charm.

LOOK CLOSER: 'The Handmaid's Tale' or Something Less Fictional?

Because this performance remembers a tragic tale — not a make-believe one.


The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

Need a Love Motel in Latin America? There’s an App for That

If you need to have sex fast, this Airbnb-like app will help you find a room with a view … or a swing or whatever else you fancy.

When an Establishment Lawyer Stood Up for Chile's Extreme Left

Eugenio Velasco defended Marxists at a time when it was extremely dangerous to do so.

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