The Chilean government appointed Jennifer Rojas as new governor of the Magallanes and Antarctic Region, following the ousting of Jose Fernandez, who had been in the post since February 2019.Add your comment!
Chilean citizens planning to vote in a referendum on a new constitution next month will be at no greater risk of contracting coronavirus at the ballot box than they would be going to the supermarket, the head of the country’s electoral service said on Monday.16 comments
The Falkland Islands Government confirmed that, as part of its efforts to contribute to the worldwide Coronavirus relief response, it is making a donation of £5,000 to Fundación Gente de la Calle, (Homeless), based in Santiago, Chile.7 comments
Chilean police said that on Saturday that more than 100 people were arrested after clashes marking the 47th anniversary of the coup d'etat that overthrew the populist leftist government of Salvador Allende.
A U.S. bankruptcy judge rejected a US$ 2.4 billion financing plan for struggling LATAM Airlines on the grounds that a convertible loan included as part of the package would amount to “improper” treatment of other shareholders.
Chile posted a trade surplus of US$ 904 million in August, the central bank said on Monday, with a drop in levels versus a year earlier of both exports and imports for the month.
Chile's prosecutors' office announced it would reopen a bungled investigation into the death of American teaching assistant Erica Faith Hagan, who was beaten to death in a college dormitory in southern Chile in 2014. The prosecutor's office said in a statement late on Friday that it had made the decision following a special request by the victim's mother Regina O'Neal.
Chilean truckers said on Wednesday they would lift a seven-day strike that has damaged supply chains and raised fears for food and commodities exports, following a deal with the government. Jose Villagran, vice president of the National Confederation of the Chilean Cargo Transport (CNTC), said the strike would end at 3 p.m. local time.
The Chilean government on Monday threatened to invoke a state security law to penalize striking truck drivers blocking arterial routes and damaging supply chains after talks between the two sides broke down.
Despite denying a recent air trip from Montevideo to the Falkland Islands, the Argentine foreign ministry stated that the “humanitarian flights policy” for the Islanders stands, and said that last Friday a flight from the Islands to Chile, with health risk patients, crossing Argentine space had been approved.