Magallanes region in the extreme south of Chile reported the lowest unemployment rate in the country, 2.3% during the September-November mobile quarter according to the country's latest release from the Stats Office. This represents 1.8 percentage points less than the same period a year ago (4.1%).
Most types of cancer can be put down to bad luck rather than risk factors such as smoking, a study has suggested. US teams were trying to explain why some tissues were millions of times more vulnerable to cancer than others.
The mysterious collapse of the ancient Mayan civilization has been attributed to a variety of factors, most notably overhunting, deforestation, and a catastrophic peasant uprising. However the theory of prolonged extreme drought has been gaining ground among the scientific community in recent years regarding the Mayan demise.