New Trial Against Wente Winkul Mapu Youth begins this Monday

January 19th, 2013 The new trial against Ricardo Nahuelqueo, Eric and Rodrigo Montoya charged with attempted murder and assault against police as well as Estate Lord Juan de Dios Fuentes, will begin this Monday to which the Prosecutor is seeking 22 and 18 year convictions respectively. Nahuelqueo is also being charged with possession of illegal …

The Mapuche Hunt Continues: Ernesto Chachallao of Yeupeko Arrested

January 17, 2013 After the “Cerro Ñielol Summit” in Temuco, the Chilean State has given its response. Ernesto Chachallao, member of Lof Yeupeko, in Viclun, was arrested plain clothes police officers in the context of the Mapche hunt imposed by the government. More than 10 days have passed by since the fire that engulfed the …

Incriminating CAM Communiqué Forces Mapuche members of Yeupeko Underground

January 14th, 2013 Following the publication of a Communiqué by the Arauco Malleco Coordinator (CAM), incriminating Mapuche members of the 2010 Temuco Prison Hunger Strike in at least four deaths throughout Wallmapu (including the Luchsinger-Mackey couple), various Peñi [Brothers] have had to flee from the many police operatives that have been deployed around the vicinity where …

Machi Celestino Córdova Charged under Antiterrorist Law

January 12, 2013 Yesterday in Temuco, Bail Court was held to formally charge Machi [Medicine Healer] Celestino Córdova and his brother José Còrdova under the Chilean Antiterrorist Law, holding their heads high with the dignity that is characterized by the Peñi [Brothers] of Lof Yeupeko. Four charges were laid against the Machi [Medicine Healer], two …

Communities of Mawizache –Triilwe Territory denounce Chilean State Attack Against School

January 11th, 2013 Public Communique Unto the attack of our school, we communicate the following to our Mapuche People, and general public opinion: We denounce the attack as a tool by the Chilean State, through its groups of intelligence to delegitimize our struggle, to take away the support of our brothers, fabricating reasons to repress, …

Police Raid Lof Yeupeko at Gun Point, Forcing People on the Ground

January 11th, 2013 During early morning hours on Thursday, Chilean Police carried out violent raids in the area of Yeupeko, in the area of Tres Cerros, rural Padre Las Casas, arresting a Mapuche member, Carlos Huairao Carril, whom was found with two fire arms, for which he used as a night watchman for the Estate …

Clarification on the Acts of Sabotage on Dec 23rd in Wenteche

January 10th, 2013 The Lof [Local Communities] in resistance in the area of Wenteche claims actions of sabotage occurred on December 23rd, 2012 in the Santa Isabel and Temuco Estates “property of the families that conform part of the Power of Estate Lords in the area and are at the same time the political/economic Powers …

Mapuche member of Lof Yeupeko arrested in Violent Raid

January 9th, 2013 This Wednesday morning a second Mapuche was arrested after the fire that destroyed the house of usurper Werner Luchsinger (whom died in the fire together with his wife) in the Estate of Palihue, within the context of the Mapuche hunt carried out by the Chilean police forces in Mapuche Territory. During the …

State of Siege in Vilcun over Death of Estate Owner

January 4th, 2013 Chilean Police launches grand police operative in the township of Cautín, especially within the area of Yeupeko, entering into various communities such as Juan Catrilaf, Yeupeko Katrileo, Juan Quintrupil, the area of Natre, Llamuco etc, after an action was carried out on the mourning [of January 4th] against those responsible for the …