Global Voices: Daily Digest—August 23, 2011
Chile: Expats Unfazed as U.S. Embassy in Santiago Issues "Emergency Message"
The United States Embassy in Santiago has emailed an "emergency message for U.S. citizens" registered in Chile to keep
out of the frequent and increasingly violent protests, but foreigners in Santiago don't seem to be losing sleep over the
roaring demonstrations. read>>
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Spain: Pope's Visit Leaves a Violent Trace in Madrid
On August 17, Europe Laica (Secular Europe) brought together over 150 organizations to protest in Madrid against the
public financing of Pope Benedict XVI's visit. Police repression and acts of violence took over the capital's streets.
The Pope's visit also brought to bear the debate between state secularism and religion. read>>