Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Sante Maria Iquique Massacre- A Reminder For Labor Day

Quilapayun Performing Cantata Sante Marie Iquique -
It is a composition made as a tribute to the Massacre of Nitrate mining workers in Chile December 21, 1907. The death toll has been estimated as 2,000 to 3,000 unarmed miners and their families by Federal Troops who opened fire on the crowd with machine guns.

Cantata Completa «Santa Maria de Iquique» - Quilapayún