The coordinator in Coyhaique, Alejandro del Pino, said the mobilization was related “to the opposition that exists not only here in the region but in many parts of Chile to a series of destructive projects under development in our country and which people and is absolutely against. ” He explained that the basis of the demonstration is to express “no longer want more destructive projects, the water returns to the communities in their ownership and use, and clean energy are implemented now.”
The initiative is being called by the Defence Council of Patagonia and the National Association Young Codeff Tehuelches with focus groups and in different locations in Chile. So far the day had joined organizations in Santiago (Plaza Baquedano at 11 hrs.) Valparaiso (Plaza Anibal Pinto at 15 hrs.) Talca (Plaza La Loba at 10 hrs.) Curacautin (Plaza Curacautin at 11 hrs.) Concepcion (Peru Plaza at 11:00 hrs.), Temuco (Plaza Diego Portales 18 hrs), Valdivia (Mirador El Remo at 11 hrs.), whereas in the Aysen Region Coyhaique groups are activated, Villa O’Higgins, Tortel, Cochrane, Chile Chico, Villa Cerro Castillo and Bahia Murta . In the regional capital in particular is being convened at the headquarters of the board of neighboring El Mirador (in Errazuriz to Laguna del Desierto) at 11 hours, to start a march past the noon from Bilbao street towards the square where there will be nearly pentagonal of the two in the afternoon a cultural artistic act in coordination with the “Feast of Creation” which is organizing the Aysen Vicarito the same day in the city center..