December 29, 2021 10:30 am
🔴 Chile prospered by exploiting its natural riches: copper and coal, salmon and avocados. But even as it became one of Latin America’s richest nations, frustrations mounted over inequality. Mineral-rich areas became known as “sacrifice zones” of environmental degradation.
December 21, 2021 8:28 am
🔴 Gabriel Boric won with 56% of the votes, while his opponent 55-year-old José Antonio Kast trailed with 44% of the votes.
December 20, 2021 12:19 pm
A 2019 UN report stated that the clothing industry is responsible for 20 per cent of water waste on a global level
December 20, 2021 5:01 pm
At 35, Boric will be the nation’s youngest leader and by far its most liberal since President Salvador Allende, who died by suicide during the 1973 military coup that ushered in a brutal 17-year dictatorship.
December 18, 2021 1:05 pm
Investigators looking into coercive adoptions in Chile since the first cases came to light in 2014 have come to a stunning conclusion: The practice was widespread during the rule of Gen. Augusto Pinochet, who actively encouraged overseas adoptions to reduce poverty in the 1970s and 1980s.
December 10, 2021 9:08 am
🔴 The new law "will allow all children with a papa and mama, with two papas or with two mamas to have the same rights and the same protection," Chile President Piera said.
December 08, 2021 9:59 am
By overwhelming majorities in both chambers, lawmakers put the unions of same-sex couples on par with others, making Chile the 31st nation to allow same-sex marriage and taking a significant step toward consolidating it as the norm in Latin America.
November 02, 2021 12:31 pm
Leopoldo Infante, director of the Las Campanas observatory said the new giant telescope would be able to detect organic molecules in the atmosphere of distant planets.
September 15, 2021 2:45 pm
The discovery points to close ties and possible migration between the northern and southern hemispheres.
September 07, 2021 10:04 am
Chile has reported more than 1.6 million Covid-19 cases and more than 37,100 deaths.
December 11, 2021 6:41 pm
From festival celebrations to protests, here are the best photos of this week.
January 02, 2020 12:35 pm
Chile has been roiled by continuing and sometimes violent street protests since Oct. 18, when a student protest over a modest increase in subway fares turned into a much larger and broader movement with a long list of demands that largely focus on inequality.
November 05, 2019 7:17 am
At least 20 people have died in the demonstrations and violence so far; prosecutors said on Wednesday that they were investigating a total 23 deaths believed to be linked to the protests.
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