Chile and Brazil signed a free trade agreement on Wednesday that scraps red tape and tariffs between the two South American economies, in a move both governments said would give a boost to regional integration.
Mapuche Council of All Lands spokesman Aucán Huilcamán Sunday anticipated conflict and tension will increase between his community and the government of President Sebastián Piñera since there was no dialogue between them and each one sticked to their separate agendas.
In an attempt to tackle the country's decreasing birthrate, President Sebastián Piñera has announced a new law designed to motivate Chileans to have more children. In recent years, Chile has witnessed a fall in the number of newborns arriving each year.
Argentina has begun exporting natural gas to Chile after a 12 year interlude, Chilean President Sebastian Piñera said on Tuesday, as the two neighboring countries seek to increasingly integrate their energy supply and electricity grids.
President Sebastián Piñera Thursday ordered his cabinet to seek ways to stop the trend, following the eighth increase in the price of petrol in as many weeks
Pope Francis Saturday stripped two Chilean bishops of their priesthood after having been found to be involved in the country's widening sexual abuse crisis, the Vatican said on Saturday. A Vatican statement in Spanish said the pope's decision was definitive and not open to appeal.
A former pontiff, a Spanish-born nun who is said to have performed her first miracle in Argentina and a slain Salvadorean Bishop were among the seven new saints canonised Sunday by Pope Francis at the Vatican.
Chilean President Sebastián Piñera Tuesday welcomed Brazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro's economic plan and explained it is what the largest economy in the region needs.
The United Kingdom Ambassador to Chile, Mr. Jamie Bowden, presented his credentials to President Sebastián Piñera, at a ceremony that took place at La Moneda presidential palace on October 3rd.
Landlocked Bolivia cannot force Chile to negotiate over granting it “sovereign access” to the Pacific Ocean, judges at the International Court of Justice ruled on Monday in a setback to Bolivian President Evo Morales. Bolivia surrendered most of its former coastline to Chile in a 1904 treaty following the War of the Pacific.