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Tourists Evacuated from Popular National Park in Chile due to Fire

Tourists Evacuated from Popular National Park in Chile due to Fire

About 20 tourists had to be evacuated over the past few hours due to a forest fire affecting a sector of Torres del Paine National Park in southern Chile, authorities reported Wednesday. continue reading »

Fritters Recipe Posted in Chile Newspaper Results in Explosion, Must Pay Damages to Burn Victims

Fritters Recipe Posted in Chile Newspaper Results in Explosion, Must Pay Damages to Burn Victims

Chile's Supreme Court upheld on Monday a verdict ordering a newspaper to pay damages to 13 people hurt in explosions that resulted from preparing fritters according to a recipe they found in the daily. continue reading »

UPDATE:  One of Separated Conjoined Twins Dies from Cardiac Problems

UPDATE:  One of Separated Conjoined Twins Dies from Cardiac Problems

Maria Jose, one of the 10-month-old Siamese twins separated last week in an operation that took 20 hours to perform, died over the weekend of cardiac problems. continue reading »

Chile Donates Poet Gabriela Mistral’s Literary Legacy to Organization of American States

Chile Donates Poet Gabriela Mistral’s Literary Legacy to Organization of American States

The Permanent Representative of Chile to the Organization of American States (OAS), Ambassador Dario Paya, presented to the Hemispheric organization’s Columbus Library, on behalf of his government, the Documentary Fund of Gabriela Mistral’s Literary Legacy. continue reading »

New Dancing Dog Shakes it for Don Francisco (VIDEO)

New Dancing Dog Shakes it for Don Francisco (VIDEO)

Meet Carrie, the name of this puppy that surprised Don Francisco with a performance of 'Cueca', the national dance of Chile. continue reading »

Chilean Conjoined Twins Separated Successfully (VIDEO)

Chilean Conjoined Twins Separated Successfully (VIDEO)

Some 100 medical professionals participated in the almost 20 hr. long procedure to separate 10-month-old Chilean conjoined twins María Paz and María José Paredes. continue reading »

iTunes Store Opens in Latin America

iTunes Store Opens in Latin America

Yesterday, Latin American iTunes Store users could only download apps for their Apple devices; today, they can purchase music, movies, TV shows and more! At midnight this morning, the iTune continue reading »

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Your backstage pass to HS-News showcase of emerging and established Latino musical talent. Introducing This Week, From Chile: MAKINA KANDELA continue reading »

Marc Anthony Threatens to Quit “Q’Viva” After Fight With J Lo

Marc Anthony Threatens to Quit “Q’Viva” After Fight With J Lo

Marc Anthony refused to travel to Perú and Chile to host “Q’Viva” with Jlo, after the former couple querreled about Jlo’s new flame, Casper Smart. continue reading »

Guinness World Record Book Says the 33 Miners are BOLIVIAN!

Guinness World Record Book Says the 33 Miners are BOLIVIAN!

Guinness World Records broke the Guinness World Record for largest gaffe, after they published in their Español edition that the 33 miners were from Bolivia! continue reading »

Chile, Uruguay Deemed Most Transparent, Least Corrupt Countries in Region

Chile and Uruguay are the leaders in transparency in Latin America, while Venezuela and Paraguay are perceived as the most corrupt, according to a report published yesterday by Transparency International (TI). continue reading »

Judge in Chile Looking for US Navy Man Connected to 1973 Killing of Americans

Judge in Chile Looking for US Navy Man Connected to 1973 Killing of Americans

A Chilean judge is seeking the extradition of a retired U.S. Navy officer in connection with the deaths of two other Americans here in the wake of the 1973 military coup that brought Gen. Augusto Pinochet to power, court officials said Tuesday. continue reading »

Homemade Bomb Explodes in Santiago De Chile

Homemade Bomb Explodes in Santiago De Chile

A homemade bomb exploded Monday outside the military prosecutor's office in Santiago, but no injuries or damage were reported, Chile's Carabineros militarized police force told Efe. continue reading »

Chile and Mexico Sign Crime Fighting Agreement

Chile and Mexico Sign Crime Fighting Agreement

The attorneys general of Mexico and Chile signed a cooperation agreement to bolster efforts to fight transnational criminal organizations, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Spanish-Language Rock Pioneers, Mana, Return Triumphantly to Chile

Spanish-Language Rock Pioneers, Mana, Return Triumphantly to Chile

After four years away from Chilean stages, the Mexican Latino rock band Mana appeared before a delighted crowd in this capital's La Florida stadium, giving a romantic and electrifying concert in which they reviewed their hits and the new numbers from their "Drama y Luz" album. continue reading »