How the War in Gaza Plays Out in Chile’s Domestic Politics

Chile's President Gabriel Boric greets members of the Palestinian community in Chile at a ceremony called 'From Belen (Bethlehem) to Chile' during the Christmas season, December 20, 2023. Photo credit: REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado.

Several left-leaning Latin American governments have criticized Israel for its response to the October 7 attack, including Mexico, Colombia, and Brazi. But Chile’s young president, Gabriel Boric, stands out for consistent harshness, which extends to his view of Chile’s Jewish community. Ethnic Politics in Chile Chile hosts Latin America’s largest Palestinian community, an estimated 400,000 […]