Chile’s Indigenous: The Mapuche Fight | Between Us

About This Source - Al Jazeera English

The video item below is a piece of English language content from Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera is a Qatari state-funded broadcaster based in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network.

Recent from Al Jazeera English:

  • Argentina beat Uruguay 1-0 in Copa America
  • Italy economy: Analysts forecast recovery by end of 2022
  • Delta COVID variant takes hold in UK and Russia
  • Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Chile’s Indigenous: The Mapuche Fight | Between Us” – below is their description.

    Southern Chile is beautiful and vast, but it is also the place in Latin America where an indigenous group is openly fighting for their land.

    Al Jazeera’s Latin American correspondent Lucia Newman takes us through their struggles and explains why this conflict is so different from others in the region. “Some view it as the wild west.”

    As Chileans prepare for a historical election, Latin American correspondent @LuciaNewman tells us what this means for the country’s indigenous population.

    Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

    Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

    In This Story: Chile

    Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a country in western South America. It occupies a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Chile covers an area of 756,096 square kilometres (291,930 sq mi) and has a population of 17.5 million as of 2017. The capital and largest city is Santiago and the national language is Spanish.

    Chile borders Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast, Argentina to the east, and the Drake Passage in the far south. Chilean territory includes the Pacific islands of Juan Fernández, Isla Salas y Gómez, Desventuradas, and Easter Island in Oceania. Chile also claims about 1,250,000 square kilometres (480,000 sq mi) of Antarctica under the Chilean Antarctic Territory.

    2 Recent Items: Chile

  • Argentina beat Uruguay 1-0 in Copa America
  • “Prisoner of Hope” Melissa Fleming interviews Michelle Bachelet – Awake at Night
  • Leave a Comment