Author: Rolando Vergara

Rolando Vergara is a Research Associate with the Latin American Research Institute (LARI). He is a former political prisoner of the Pinochet dictatorship and came to Canada as a political refugee. Rolando was a teacher in Chile now works in information technology.

  • Allende and 21st Century Socialism

    September 11, 2013 marks the 40th anniversary of the military coup in Chile, the 40th anniversary of the heroic death of Salvador Allende in La Moneda palace, and it will also mark the 40th year of the Chilean diaspora spread around the world. It is, undoubtedly, a relevant historical date for Chileans, Latin Americans, and … Keep reading »