Farmacias Ahumada Tuesday announced a broad restructuring plan which includes shutting down an undisclosed number of stores nationwide in Chile plus the subsequent staff layoffs.
Chilean-born bolero legend Lucho Gatica, died Tuesday in Mexico City at the age of 90 of undisclosed causes, his family confirmed. Good trip, I love you ... wrote his son, Mexican actor Luis Gatica, on social media.
Mapuche Council of All Lands spokesman Aucán Huilcamán Sunday anticipated conflict and tension will increase between his community and the government of President Sebastián Piñera since there was no dialogue between them and each one sticked to their separate agendas.
A Chilean judge on Friday convicted the country's former army chief for complicity in the deaths of 15 people during the early days of Augusto Pinochet's military regime. Juan Emilio Cheyre, 70, was sentenced to three years and a day under house arrest following an enquiry by an investigating magistrate.
A Chilean Air Force (FACH) airplane took off from Santiago Wednesday with 175 Haitians onboard on their way back home in what some regarded as a “humanitarian flight” and others dubbed a “forced deportation.”
A Sino-Chilean consortium is awaiting clearance to bring its project for a new port in the Corral area before the Environmental Impact Assessment System authorities in the South American country, a firm executive announced Wednesday.
The Chilean Association of Tourism Companies (ACHET) Monday announced it will take the question of the agreement of Latam Airlines with American Airlines and International Airlines Groups (IAG), which was approved last Wednesday by the Court of Defense of Free Competition (TDLC), to the Supreme Court, the Diario Financiero newspaper reported.
Three seismic tremors were felt in Ushuaia, extreme south of Argentina, on Monday, with epicenter in the Drake Passage, according to Argentina and Chile seismology services. The incidents had no major impact in the capital of the Argentine province of Tierra del Fuego or in nearby Puerto Williams in Chile.
In an attempt to tackle the country's decreasing birthrate, President Sebastián Piñera has announced a new law designed to motivate Chileans to have more children. In recent years, Chile has witnessed a fall in the number of newborns arriving each year.
Argentina has begun exporting natural gas to Chile after a 12 year interlude, Chilean President Sebastian Piñera said on Tuesday, as the two neighboring countries seek to increasingly integrate their energy supply and electricity grids.