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Tag: America Copa (Cup) Chile 2015

  • Friday, July 3rd 2015 - 06:26 UTC

    Falklands' war: Chilean top commentator defends Chile's role in supporting UK

    “Chile had more than sufficient reasons to help Great Britain following the Argentine invasion of the Malvinas Islands”, said Bernardo de la Maza.

    Only a few hours off from Saturday's last match of the 2015 Copa America when the best South American team will emerge, the rivalry between finalists Argentina and hosts Chile has erupted strongly and the Falkland Islands' issue is not absent from aggressive chants and insulting messages in the social networks.

  • Wednesday, June 24th 2015 - 07:35 UTC

    Conmebol with no access to funds to pay for prizes and teams' lodgings

    Napout has serious problems in collecting the 10 million dollars needed for the Cup prizes plus lodging expenses, revealed Uruguay's Wilmar Valdez

    The current edition of the Americas Cup, the main football competition of South America organized every four years by the South American Football Confederation, Conmebol, and which this year is being hosted by Chile, apparently does not have the funds to pay for prizes and for the lodging of the twelve national teams involved.

  • Wednesday, June 24th 2015 - 07:15 UTC

    Driest June in Santiago in fifty years worsens pollution in the midst of Copa America match

    Santiago de Chile high pollution levels

    Chile's capital Santiago has experienced the driest June in half a century, leading to unexpected headache-inducing levels of contamination and Andean ski slopes bereft of snow, with no rain clouds on the horizon. There has been zero precipitation in the month to date in Santiago, the first time that has happened in fifty years, according to meteorology records.

  • Thursday, June 18th 2015 - 06:02 UTC

    Falklands' makes its debut among Argentine fans in the America Cup

    The Argentine fans share with their English counterparts a history of violence and excesses

    The America Copa (Cup) currently being played in Chile, and the region's national teams main football competition, has not been without incidents. The one that has attracted most headlines, so far, was the host's leading squad player, Arturo Vidal who went on public television to apologize for drunk driving after crashing his Ferrari.