Pope Francis Saturday stripped two Chilean bishops of their priesthood after having been found to be involved in the country's widening sexual abuse crisis, the Vatican said on Saturday. A Vatican statement in Spanish said the pope's decision was definitive and not open to appeal.2 comments
Chile's Finance Minister Felipe Larraín justified the seventh increase in as many weeks in the price of petrol because the Fuel Price Stabilization Mechanism (Mepco) has subsidized 50 million dollars so far this year.Add your comment!
Chile has called for lithium to be traded on the London Metals Exchange to provide greater “clarity” about its value, mining minister Baldo Prokurica said. At present, lithium producers negotiate contracts with buyers but the terms of the deals are not made public. Critics say this lack of clarity has a chilling effect on potential new investment in the market since the metal’s value cannot be precisely measured.Add your comment!
Chilean President Sebastián Piñera Tuesday welcomed Brazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro's economic plan and explained it is what the largest economy in the region needs.1 comment
Bolivian President Evo Morales Tuesday delivered on his promise and asked his Chilean counterpart, Sebastián Piñera, to resume dialogue between the two countries on the maritime issue and other matters of mutual interest, in the aftermath of the recent ruling by The Hague's International Court.2 comments
The United Kingdom Ambassador to Chile, Mr. Jamie Bowden, presented his credentials to President Sebastián Piñera, at a ceremony that took place at La Moneda presidential palace on October 3rd.Add your comment!
Landlocked Bolivia cannot force Chile to negotiate over granting it “sovereign access” to the Pacific Ocean, judges at the International Court of Justice ruled on Monday in a setback to Bolivian President Evo Morales. Bolivia surrendered most of its former coastline to Chile in a 1904 treaty following the War of the Pacific.
The President of Chile Sebastián Piñera called on the international community to increase efforts to restore democracy in Venezuela. Piñera made the statement during a visit to the Organization of American States headquarters in Washington.
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal will visit Chile in November and December to attend the activities organized to mark the 200th Anniversary of the Chilean Navy. The Princess Royal will travel in the company of her husband, Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence.
David Mundell MP, Secretary of State for Scotland is currently in Chile where he arrived on Wednesday to reinforce the existing close links between the UK and Chile, including trade, science and innovation, defense and green growth.