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During the early morning of December 20, an arson attack was carried out against a forestry truck in Ruta Itata, Penco, Bio Bio region. Due to technical complications it was not possible to issue this communiqué on the day of the action, however, the motivations of our actions remain more valid than ever, that is why we understand that the delay of this communiqué does not mean a problem, much less a limitation to communicate the reasons that fuel our attacks.
We claim this attack in response to the systematic looting and destruction carried out by forestry companies within the territory, which brings with it a visible devastation of the land.
In the first place, this action is framed in the context of the progressive advance of the mining project “Aclara” previously called Biolantanidos, who come to install themselves with a false discourse of development for the region, being directly responsible for the destruction of the territory, this action is supported by a capitalist system, which acts in complicity with the State of Chile, who have financed through CORFO this mining project since its beginnings. Thus manifesting the imposition of extractivist policies in pursuit of their economic interests, benefiting the business class who constantly attack the dignity of the people and the land. Continue reading “Chile: Arson attack on forestry truck on Itata Route, Penco”