Unfortunately, the election of Bolsonaro in Brazil might only be the beginning for South America. We are possibly facing the dawn of a new regional political process that we do not yet understand in depth, and which actually might not be led primarily by the figure of Bolsonaro, but by the conservative ideals that nest in our societies.
Argentinian history is convulsive and for the ones who look at it from outside, it might seem impossible to understand. But a closer look reveals some of the roots and contours of today’s crisis.
The social activist and craftsman Santiago Maldonado was disappeared by government security forces in August during a police raid on a Mapuche indigenous community in the Argentine province of Chubut.