Tag: Chile

Saturday, November 22nd 2014 - 20:54 UTC

Falklands' youth teams put up a great show in Chilean football tournament

The two teams from the Falklands, despite facing older players won several games and scored in all matches

The two Falkland Islands youth teams competing in a football tournament in Punta Arenas, Chile have managed two excellent wins and also scored goals in almost every match they played proud coach Wayne Clement told Penguin News this week.

Wednesday, November 19th 2014 - 07:39 UTC

Magallanes region has the most dynamic and fastest growing economy of Chile

Fish farming, coal mining, agriculture remain fundamental for Magallanes economy

Magallanes region in the extreme south of Chile, was the most dynamic of the country's economy during the third quarter of the year according to the latest release from the local stats office, INE. This contrasts with the rest of the fourteen regions of the country of which six, reported negative growth.

Wednesday, November 19th 2014 - 07:12 UTC

Chile grows 0.8% in Q3, and Central bank leaves basic rate unchanged at 3%

Third-quarter results reflect 1.1% increase in personal services, countered by a 2.7% drop in manufacturing and 6.6% decrease in agriculture, the report said.

Chile's economy grew 0.8% in the third quarter compared with the same period in 2013, the worst performance in five years, the Central Bank reported Tuesday. The bank also announced that the basic rate will remain unchanged at 3%.

Friday, November 14th 2014 - 06:27 UTC

Falklands fourteen young footballers off to Chile for ‘South of the World Cup’

Back Row L-R: Theo Duncan, Temis Smith, Vaughan McGill, Ioan Roberts, Ethan George, Jordan Betts, Dylan Berntsen Front Row L-R : Malachi Budd, Richard Short Jnr, Daniel Ross, Matt Francis, Shaun East,

Fourteen young footballers from the Falkland Islands will fly to Punta Arenas, Chile with their coaches on Saturday to take part in the Unifying Continents at the South of the World Cup.The Falklands is entering two teams in the tournament that also includes teams Colegio Aleman, Colegio Cruz del Sur, Colegio Britanico, Leumag, and two teams from Club Deportivo Victoria.

Monday, November 10th 2014 - 19:13 UTC

Chilean cruise industry wants to 'catch' 'repeaters' with new options

“There is a clear effort to ensure fidelity to cruise companies, by offering new adventures or new destinations, and that is where Chile can play a role”.

The official 2014/2015 cruise season was recently launched in Chile with the announcement that in the November/April period an estimated 200.000 passengers with 168 vessels calling, will be visiting the country. However in an interesting twist for the industry, Chileans admit that together with the cruise companies they are intent in concentrating efforts in what is called 'repeaters'.

Monday, November 10th 2014 - 09:27 UTC

Tourism 'high season' in Chile has extended to include first half of March

“Chileans are available and willing to extend their holidays for better prices and alternatives, to March”, said Tourism Deputy Secretary Javiera Montes.

In Chile the summer 'high season' is traditionally January and February when most families chose to take their annual holidays and March the month when things 'return to normal', mostly because children return to school.

Wednesday, November 5th 2014 - 20:44 UTC

British and German embassies commemorate 100 years of the Battle of Coronel

The Chilean Navy, Municipality of Coronel and the British Embassy organized a service of commemoration in Coronel attended by more than 300 people.

British and German Embassies in Santiago organized a commemoration event to mark the 100 years of the Battle of Coronel, off the coast of Chile. A hundred years ago November first 1914, one of the first Naval battles of the First World War between the Royal Navy and the German Navy took place 50 miles off the coast of Coronel.

Wednesday, November 5th 2014 - 05:16 UTC

Chile chosen by World Bank for Latam’s first Research and Development Center

 “Very good news for Chile” it reaffirms Chile's institutional stability and its capacity to design and implement public policies, said Arenas

Chile’s Finance Ministry Alberto Arenas, and the World Bank Group (WBG), represented by its Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean, Jorge Familiar, signed a cooperation agreement to establish in Chile the first Research and Development Center in Latin America, and the second outside Washington, DC.

Wednesday, November 5th 2014 - 04:06 UTC

“Mercosur and Pacific Alliance are not contradictory competing blocks”

Minister Cespedes is confident that Mercosur and the Pacific Alliance are consistent in their integration goal

Mercosur and the Pacific Alliance are not contradictory competing blocks, and can advance towards a mutually beneficial convergence, said Chile's Economy minister Luis Felipe Cespedes during a trade and investment promotion seminar in Brazil.

Thursday, October 30th 2014 - 12:30 UTC

Top designer Tom Dixon launches the British Month 2014 in Chile

The Interdesign Store in Santiago hosted Dixon's most recent collection, 'Club'

One of the UK’s best-known designers, Tom Dixon, presented his most recent collection – entitled ‘Club’ - at an event held this last week at the Interdesign Store in Santiago, marking the launch of the British Month 2014 in Chile.


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