Chileans Again Make Their Mark In Montpellier

MONTPELLIER — Three weeks after a tidal wave of popular frustration gushed forth in Chile, turning the country on its head, protestors are continuing to take to the streets, day after day, by the hundreds of thousands. Chileans living abroad are doing their part as well to support the movement, and to give it visibility in their adopted countries and cities. The community of Chilean … Continue reading Chileans Again Make Their Mark In Montpellier

El Pueblo Unido! Unrest In Chile Prompts Montpellier Protest

Montpellier’s resident Chileans made their presence felt Monday night in the city’s main square, the Place de la Comédie, where about 100 people gathered to protest the government repression taking place right now in Santiago and elsewhere in Chile. “Instead of entering into a dialogue with the people, the president decided to use force,” said Tania Trigo, who came to France from Santiago two and … Continue reading El Pueblo Unido! Unrest In Chile Prompts Montpellier Protest

How Chile’s Baseball G.O.A.T. Found His Way To France

Just about every man, woman and abuela in Chile will be glued to their televisions Wednesday night to watch La Roja, the country’s beloved but frustratingly inconsistent men’s national soccer team. The occasion? A semi-final showdown with Peru in the Copa América tournament, in Brazil. I know because before moving to France, I lived in the long, skinny South American country for nearly seven years, and developed my … Continue reading How Chile’s Baseball G.O.A.T. Found His Way To France