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If Mayan Calendar End of World Proves True – Chilean Catholic Church Has Interesting Suggestion

If Mayan Calendar End of World Proves True – Chilean Catholic Church Has Interesting Suggestion

With so much buzz today about what 12/12/12 might mean for all of you dooms dayers and general pessimists, we thought you might find this request from a Chilean Bishop rather interesting. continue reading »

Drunk Driver Kills 3, Injures 8 Who Were Fundraising for Chile Telethon

Drunk Driver Kills 3, Injures 8 Who Were Fundraising for Chile Telethon

At least three people died and eight were injured Saturday when an apparent drunk driver ran over 12 people competing in an "ultramarathon" in support of the Chilean Telethon. continue reading »

Chilean Family of 6 Killed in Blaze

Chilean Family of 6 Killed in Blaze

Six members of a single family were killed Wednesday when a fire consumed their home in the southern region of Araucania, Chilean authorities said. continue reading »

Punta Tombo Penguin Couple Has Been Together (and Monogamous) for 16 Years

Punta Tombo Penguin Couple Has Been Together (and Monogamous) for 16 Years

A pair Magellanic Penguins was recently discovered to have been together for 16 years. Magellanic Penguins only breed in Chile, Argentina, and the Falklands Islands. Occasionally, so continue reading »

JUST IN:  5.4 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Central Chile

JUST IN:  5.4 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Central Chile

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 occurred near central Chile, near Valparaiso at 10:23 CST. The quake was reported to have rattled the O’Higgins, Maule and Santiago areas. continue reading »

Spanish Companies Invest $15 Billion in Chile, Says Rajoy

Spanish Companies Invest $15 Billion in Chile, Says Rajoy

Accumulated Spanish investment in Chile exceeds $15 billion, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said in a message to the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in the South American country. continue reading »

Bus-Truck Accident in Chile Leave 6 Dead

Bus-Truck Accident in Chile Leave 6 Dead

Six people - five adults and a minor - were killed when a Peruvian bus collided with a truck Monday on a highway in northern Chile, police said. continue reading »

Salvador Allende’s Granddaughter Elected Mayor in Chile

Salvador Allende’s Granddaughter Elected Mayor in Chile

A granddaughter of slain Chilean President Salvador Allende was elected mayor of the capital district of Ñuñoa, electoral authorities said Monday. continue reading »

STUDY: LatAm Women are Better Educated but Lower Paid

STUDY: LatAm Women are Better Educated but Lower Paid

Despite recent gains, the wage gap between men and women in Latin America still prevails, according to a new Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) study entitled “New Century, Old Disparities,” which compares surveys of representative households in 18 Latin American and Caribbean countries. continue reading »

Top Scorer Competition Heats Up With Return of Atlante’s Esteban Paredes

Top Scorer Competition Heats Up With Return of Atlante’s Esteban Paredes

The competition to be the top scorer in Mexican first division soccer will heat up with the return to action of Chilean striker Esteban Paredes, who missed four matches due to injury. continue reading »

Jose Luis Perales Performs His Greatest Hits in Chile

Jose Luis Perales Performs His Greatest Hits in Chile

Spanish singer-songwriter Jose Luis Perales, who has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide, delighted thousands of his Chilean fans who, despite the cold and rain, jammed the venue where he performed, urged him on and also sang along with him as he ran through his biggest hits. continue reading »

Mexican Pharmaceuticals to be More Readily Available in Chile

Mexican Pharmaceuticals to be More Readily Available in Chile

Mexico and Chile signed a cooperation agreement "to strengthen bilateral pharmaceutical policies," opening the way for vaccines and medicines registered in the North American country to be sold in the South American nation, the Mexican Health Secretariat said. continue reading »

Chile Hooligan Shooting Leaves One Dead

Chile Hooligan Shooting Leaves One Dead

One man was killed and another badly wounded in a shooting attributed by Chilean police to a feud between rival factions of hardcore fans of the Colo Colo soccer club. continue reading »

Chile’s Lithium Reserves to Be Developed by National Firm

Chile’s Lithium Reserves to Be Developed by National Firm

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile, already one of the world's leading lithium producers, won a concession to exploit substantial reserves of the metal in the Andean nation's northern region, officials said Monday. continue reading »

Chilean Nobel Laureate Pablo Neruda Maybe Exhumed to Determine True Cause of Death

Chilean Nobel Laureate Pablo Neruda Maybe Exhumed to Determine True Cause of Death

The judge investigating the death of poet Pablo Neruda on Monday directed experts to prepare new reports to help him determine whether to allow the Nobel laureate, who died 39 years ago, to be exhumed. continue reading »