Scientists from Chile and other countries will build a base in the Atacama desert, the most arid in the world, with the aim of simulating a space colony, along with mobile rocket launch pads and greenhouses as if the site were on the planet Mars, a media report said.
Relations between the United States and Latin America have not changed in any meaningful way under President Barack Obama, Brazilian head of state Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said.
The Argentine Government yesterday rejected recent declarations of the British Prime Minister David Cameron who said that he would not negotiate over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands despite insistent claims from the South American country.
Latin America’s first museum dedicated to The Beatles opens in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires on January 3 and will display the “treasures” of the greatest collector of objects paraphernalia from the Liverpool quartet.
Chileans are increasingly choosing to have just one child, a tendency that reflects changes in Chilean society and the fall in the fertility rate, local media reported recently.
President Jose Mujica described as a “formidable gesture” the Argentine government’s decision to facilitate the export of grains and fodder to Uruguay which in under an “agriculture emergency” because of a severe drought that threatens much of the cattle to the north of the country.
Chilean lamb and mutton exports are expected to total over 50 million US dollars in 2010, the highest ever, according to “Ovine Consortium” in its latest Ovine Indicators publication where it analyzes the industry’s performance and future both domestically and at international level.
Chile's flag carrier LAN expects its planned merger with Brazil's TAM to clear regulatory hurdles and take flight in mid-2011, a top executive of the Chilean airline said in a radio interview on Friday.
Bolivia plans to invest 1.73 billion US dollars in the energy industry in 2011, focusing on gas to ensure adequate production to supply Argentina and Brazil, as well as the domestic market, the head of state-owned oil company YPFB, Carlos Villegas, said.
The Grande Brasile has arrived at Delta Rock, where the European vehicles participating in the 2011 Dakar Argentina-Chile Rally were unloaded during the night.