A Powerful Community

The Palestinian Community in Chile is powerful. It is about 3% of the country’s population, with about 2% more being Lebanese or Syrian.

Because of their demographic numbers they can influence the debate among Chile’s Arabs.

Because of their wealth, the can affect policy at a national level. The closest equivalent, oddly enough, is the political power of American Jewry.

117 Refugees came to Chile and it was major national news