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Tag: Jorge Files

  • Thursday, April 20th 2017 - 01:57 UTC

    Punta Arenas plans to seat a major Antarctica scientific research hub

    Governor Jorge Flies said the objective was for at least 1,000 scientists to settle in the Magellan region capital of Punta Arenas

    Chile will build the International Antarctic Center in the southern city of Punta Arenas, meant to become the entering point to the white continent for the world. The Governor of the Magellan region and the Chilean Antarctic, Jorge Flies stated this week that there were 35 projects developing in his jurisdiction, in three important areas.

  • Tuesday, August 30th 2016 - 04:07 UTC

    HMS Protector crew parade next to the Chilean navy to honor Pilot Pardo in Punta Arenas

    The ceremony remembered the expertise and courage of the Chilean navy officer in the “Yelcho” tug, probably the first successful rescue operation in Antarctica

    Sailors and Royal Marines from Ice Patrol HMS Protector participated on Sunday in a major parade in Punta Arenas, next to members from the Chilean Navy, local Fire fighters and two schools, as part of the commemorations to honor pilot Luis Pardo Villalón, the Chilean navy officer who a century ago rescued the 22 survivors of Sir Ernest Shackleton's expedition “Endurance”.