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Protests in Chile over Pablo Neruda’s legacy

Protests in Chile over Pablo Neruda’s legacy

In Chile, students, writers, and feminist campaigners have protested a decision to rename the Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport to the Pablo Neruda International airport. They argue that Neruda, the renowned love poet, doesn’t deserve this celebration as he openly admitted to raping a maid in his 1977 memoir. He wrote that: “One morning, I […]

My Political Hero: Isabel Allende

Shanda Moorghen explains why Chilean writer Isabel Allende is her political hero…

Book Club: Celia Mullins, History Student

Celia Mullins talks to Book Club about House of the Spirits, the Isabel Allende classic, visceral prose, and Meryl Streep