Chilean authorities and business people opened the London Stock Exchange on Tuesday as part of the Chile Day 2014 which is the country's foremost promotion event abroad for the financial and business sectors. UK Foreign Office Minister of State for Latin America Hugo Swire underlined that Chile in a key partner in the region.
Chilean police fired tear gas and water cannon on Sunday to break up thousands of indigenous protesters demanding land rights and condemning Columbus Day, after masked demonstrators began throwing stones.
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with government leaders in the Chilean capital of Santiago on Sunday to discuss deepening the U.S. military partnership with Chile.
A first meeting to assess opportunities for accords between the Alliance of the Pacific and Mercosur will take place next November in Santiago de Chile confirmed, confirmed Chilean foreign minister Heraldo Muñoz.
The extreme south region of Chile, Magallanes continues with record low unemployment, less than half the national average, according to the official stats for the mobile June/August quarter. While the Chilean national average unemployment is 6.7% in Magallanes it stands at 3.3%, and 0.8 percentage points less than a year ago.
The Chilean community in the Falkland Islands celebrated their country’s independence day on Thursday 18 September with a reception hosted by H E the Governor Colin Roberts at Government House, and a party at the Narrows Bar.
The British and German embassies in Santiago hosted the first UK-Germany Climate Change Diplomacy Day. The joint initiative was organised to increase the awareness of the importance of climate change as it is a critical issue for both countries.
Chile has won the bid to host the Adventure Travel World Summit (ATWS) in 2015. The adventure tourism industry’s foremost annual gathering will take place from October 5th to the 8th in the town of Puerto Varas, in the Lake Region of Chile.
Norwegian giant salmon-faming company Marine Harvest has announced an agreement to purchase assets of the former Chilean farming company Acuinova Chile SA, currently in bankruptcy, for 120 million dollars.
As Chileans commemorated the 41 st anniversary of the 1973 military coup, Justice Minister José Antonio Gomez announced that the government of Michelle Bachelet will seek to repeal the Amnesty Law, a legacy of the dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet.