A new multi purpose vessell, specially built for the rough waters of the extreme south of Chile is to be incorporated this spring to the tourist industry in Porvenir, Tierra del Fuego.
Peruvian president Alan García said that new promising copper mining projects could in a near future put Peru next to Chile as the world's leading exporters of the metal. Currently Chile is number one with an annual production of 5.37 million tons and Peru figures third with just over a million tons.
A Chilean judge placed former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori under house arrest Friday ahead of a Supreme Court ruling on his extradition to Peru, the court said.
Chile invited on Friday local and foreign companies to invest in the exploration and production of oil and natural gas at 10 promising blocks in the Magallanes region, on the southern tip of South America.
Venezuela will abandon the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank at the right moment said President Hugo Chavez on Wednesday.
The Chamber of Deputies of Chile this week approved an initiative that designates both Easter Island (Rapa Nui) and the Juan Fernández archipelago as special territories.
Representatives from five Andean nations have signed a declaration in Bolivia opposing Fifa's ban on high-altitude international football.
Immigrants who live and work in Spain generated over half of the country's economic growth in the last five years, according to the report España 2007 from the Encuentro Foundation which estimates that foreigners living in Spain represent 10% of total population, almost 4.5 million people.
President Hugo Chavez called for the creation of a common defense pact between Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua and Bolivia and announced the creation of a development bank to finance joint projects for the four countries.
President Michelle Bachelet returned to Chile Tuesday after concluding a week long European tour Monday in Geneva, Switzerland, with a poignant speech at the United Nations Human Rights Commission.