List of active separatist movements in South America

List of active separatist movements in South America

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This is a list of currently active separatist movements in South America. Separatism includes autonomism and secessionism. What is and is not considered an autonomist or secessionist movement is sometimes contentious. Entries on this list must meet three criteria:

  1. They are active movements with living, active members.
  2. They are seeking greater autonomy or self-determination for a geographic region (as opposed to personal autonomy).
  3. They are the citizen/peoples of the conflict area and not comes from other country.

Under each region listed is one or more of the following:



Argentina Argentina[edit]

Main article: Mapuche conflict

Bolivia Bolivia[edit]

Brazil Brazil[edit]

Chile Chile[edit]

Main article: Mapuche conflict

Colombia Colombia[edit]

France France[edit]

Peru Peru[edit]

Venezuela Venezuela[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. Jump up to:a b c “Mapuche Nation”. Mapuche Nation. Retrieved 2009-04-10.
  2. Jump up^ “RS Livre a Ong dos Gaúchos”. Retrieved 2009-04-10.
  3. Jump up^ “Movimento República de São Paulo”. Movimento República de São Paulo. Retrieved 2011-04-10.

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