The recent victories of the left in a number of municipalities and in elections for the Constitutional Convention have set the stage for a categorical rejection of the legacy of the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship and the building of a new Chile
The election results in Argentina and the popular revolts in Ecuador, Haiti, and most significantly Chile are signs of a new progressive wave in the region. This new situation will affect Venezuela and its relations with the rest of the continent.
Allende is but one example among the many that given the opportunity leftists have no coherent plan and are confused by the legacy of marxism, and even worse, marxists: there is no reason something like our DMNC couldn’t have slid into realization with relative ease, and the opportunity was there if allende had had more clarity from the leftist canon.
Nearly five decades after the coup that overthrew leftist president Salvador Allende, the Chilean left is starting to rebuild power. But it still wrestles with the legacy of the bloody defeat of Allende’s democratic revolution.
Source: Allende in Chile Today