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Search for Missing Plane in Chile Continues

Search for Missing Plane in Chile Continues

Search for Chilean plane that went missing this past Thursday during a routine flight from Melinka to Quellon will continue for another seven days according to state officials. continue reading »

Search Continues for Brazilian Tourist Lost in Villarrica Volcano

Search Continues for Brazilian Tourist Lost in Villarrica Volcano

Around 50 troops of "Socorro Andino, the "GOPE de Carbineros", guides from "Conaf", and private companies have all continued the search for Felipe Santos, a 21 year old Brazilian tourist lost in the volcano "Villarricca". continue reading »

Viña del Mar Festival in Chile Gets a Taste of Marc Anthony’s Steamy Salsa Moves

Viña del Mar Festival in Chile Gets a Taste of Marc Anthony’s Steamy Salsa Moves

Marc Anthony spiced with salsa the second night of the Viña del Mar International Song Festival and set the evening on fire with a tremendous burst of Caribbean rhythms continue reading »

Peru and Chile Worry Flooding Will Detonate Landmines on Roads

Peru and Chile Worry Flooding Will Detonate Landmines on Roads

Chilean and Peruvian officials are worrying about the recent heavy rainfall that is causing landmines to travel to more populated areas as they are being swept away by the water and mud caused by flooding rivers. continue reading »

Univ. of Pennsylvania Report: Chilean Think Tank Among Best in the World

Univ. of Pennsylvania Report: Chilean Think Tank Among Best in the World

According to a report out of the University of Pennsylvania, Chile is home to one of the world's top think tanks. Taking into account the think tanks' influence in policy, academic teams, originality, continue reading »

Bidding War for Chilean Disaster Flick ‘Aftershock’, Starring Eli Roth

Bidding War for Chilean Disaster Flick ‘Aftershock’, Starring Eli Roth

Deadline New York is reporting that studios have begun a bidding war for the distribution rights to a movie titled "Aftershock," centered on the Chilean earthquake of 2010. continue reading »

Chilean Man Steals 11,453 Pounds of Glacier Ice with Plans to Sell to Local Bars

Chilean Man Steals 11,453 Pounds of Glacier Ice with Plans to Sell to Local Bars

Chilean police surprised a man who was transporting in a refrigerated truck 5,200 kilograms (11,453 pounds) of ice that had removed from the Jorge Montt glacier, the cargo apparently destined for bars and restaurants here in the capital. continue reading »

Chilean Film Makers Win Big at Sundance Film Festival

Chilean Film Makers Win Big at Sundance Film Festival

The film "Violeta se fue a los cielos" (Violeta went to Heaven) directed by Chilean Andres Wood, and "Young & Wild," the first work by director Marialys Rivas, took the prizes for best international film and best international screenwriting at the Sundance Film Festival. continue reading »

Agreement With Walgreens Means Chileans Now Have Another Health Care Option While in the U.S.

Agreement With Walgreens Means Chileans Now Have Another Health Care Option While in the U.S.

Chileans in the United States now have another option for basic health care thanks to an agreement between the Chile and drug store giant Walgreens. continue reading »

Chile:  Top Latin American Country on 2012 Index of Economic Freedom

Chile:  Top Latin American Country on 2012 Index of Economic Freedom

Chile is the only Latin American country to make the top 10 in the 2012 Index of Economic Freedom, coming in 7th place. continue reading »

Chile Believes an Integrated Power Grid Could be in Latin America’s Future

Chile Believes an Integrated Power Grid Could be in Latin America’s Future

President Sebastian Piñera said his government's efforts to promote a more transparent and competitive electricity market will make it possible for Chile to connect its power grid with those of other Latin American countries. continue reading »

U.S. Diplomats Travel to Chile and Colombia to Discuss Security and Human Rights Issues

U.S. Diplomats Travel to Chile and Colombia to Discuss Security and Human Rights Issues

Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Maria Otero will travel to Chile from January 11 to 13 and to Colombia from January 17 to 20. continue reading »

Chile Tries to Rewrite Its History: Eliminates “Dictatorship” Term from School Curriculum

The public school curriculum of Chilean children in first through sixth grade will no longer include the term ‘dictatorship’. Now that word will be replace with the term ‘military regime’. continue reading »

Chile Fires Destroy 34,000 Hectacres of Land, 500 People Homeless

Chile Fires Destroy 34,000 Hectacres of Land, 500 People Homeless

An urgent appeal was launched by the Archbishop of Concepción, His Exc. Mgr. Fernando Chomali, to express solidarity to families who are suffering from the tragedy of the fires occurred in several municipalities in the area. continue reading »

Demi Lovato to perform in Chile at Iquique Festival in February

Demi Lovato to perform in Chile at Iquique Festival in February

Former Disney Channel actress Demi Lovato will appear this February at the Iquique Festival in northern Chile, where she will share the stage with Colombian pop star Juanes, organization sources said Saturday. continue reading »