Amanda Rutllant

Amanda Rutllant

Brazilian/Chilean freelance journalist, sociologist and documentary filmmaker based in Santiago. I've worked for several research centers including the United Nations Development Program and currently work at the Latin American Faculty of Social Science. My topics of interest are Human Rights issues, culture, politics and film.

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The path to legalizing marijuana in Chile

Earlier this month, Chile’s Congressional Health Committee approved a bill that would modify the country’s current drug law, known as Law 20,000. The bill would allow up to six marijuana...

The slow march to education reform tests Chileans' patience

Last Wednesday, as 750,000 Chilean students were preparing for their first day of school, President Michelle Bachelet and Education Minister Nicolás Eyzaguirre officially initiated the school year in a ceremony...