One way or another the salmon farms currently operating in the Aysén Fjord (Region XI) must be relocated, President Michelle Bachelet told reporters on Tuesday, three days after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck the area, killing at least 10 people ÃÂ¢€” several of them salmon farm workers.
Visiting Argentine First Lady Senator Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner promised full support for Mexico's incorporation bid to the South American customs union group, Mercosur during a meeting this week with leaders in the Mexican Senate.
A United Nations-sponsored gathering of young people from around the world has issued a global call to arms for governments, schools, universities, the media, the entertainment industry, bartenders and youths themselves to take action to improve road safety for young people ÃÂ¢€” who are more likely to be killed by road accidents than any other cause.
Mercosur's Parliament will be formally opened next May 7 at Uruguay's Legislative Palace and in its first year will have an operational monthly budget of 30.000 US dollars, according to delegates from the five member countries.
Lan's new air rates policy has increased passenger traffic between Punta Arenas and Santiago in the last five months by 30.000, of which almost half had never boarded an airplane according to company officials.
Chile, Brazil, Colombia and Peru figure as the most attractive countries in Latinamerica for private investment in infrastructure according to a report from the World Economic Forum meeting this week in Santiago de Chile. At the other end Venezuela, Bolivia and the Dominican Republic figure as the less attractive.