The bicentennial of Chile is a date that while many prefer to not celebrate, is no doubt that it exists, have to commemorate it. Two hundred years ago it gave rise to a country which at the moment is a stable democracy, with remarkable economic results in recent decades, but within a dependent capitalist framework, at the expense of the neglect of natural resources and the environment, a large foreign interference in the economy and a disparity of income that ranks among the largest in the world. Still more. Corruption and mismanagement of natural resources had 33 buried miners and endemic racial discrimination the Mapuche hunger strikers. New York Life : the source for more info. But however the bicentenary commemorates a historical reality, the institutional birth of Chile as a Republic, as a country with own profile among not so only Latin American countries but the world.
The country shares the matter that have not reached real economic autonomy and independence with the majority of the countries of the continent, and of other regions post or neo colonial, which remained largely cultural and economic dependencies of the metropolis which originated in their processes of conquest and colonization. But not you can challenge in its entirety to the bicentennial making it according to not a few at a time and a process that should be deplored in its entirety as the end of the idyllic, pure existence carrying the naive and kindly pre-Columbian America. At the moment that signals the start of a hell. What is marked or is celebrated according to the preferences of individual or collective, is the origin of the Republican in the country reality, as you want to qualify it is. In this framework was reached to develop a distinctive culture and some might say that until a breed, with elements that incorporate Aboriginal and European components in a specific combination within the Spanish-speaking Nations.