The Government of Chile has deported on a plane to Caracas a total of 56 Venezuelan citizens who were allegedly involved in trafficking of minors, drugs, robberies or simply entered the country irregularly, it was reported.
Chilean health authorities Thursday decided to halt until further notice the anti-covid-19 vaccination of people under 45 years of age with the second dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca immunizer following the occurrence of one case of thrombosis and thrombocytopenia.
Chile's president has vowed to push a same-sex marriage bill that is stalled in Congress, a surprising move that stunned his conservative allies. “I think the time for equal marriage has come,” said Sebastián Piñera, whose popularity has plummeted after street protests and a worsening economy.
The Chilean Society of Infectology (Sochinf) reported Sunday in a statement that one case of mucormycosis, commonly known as black fungus, had been detected.
The Global Clean Energy Summit is to be held for the first time in Latin America and it is due to span from Monday, May 31, through Friday, June 4 in Santiago, Chile, albeit in a virtual format.
According to a survey released Sunday, only 45% of Chileans were in favour of the so-called mobility pass the government has been implementing since last week to grant more freedom of movement to people vaccinated with two doses of anticoronavirus immunizers.
Despite one of the strongest vaccination campaigns worldwide and particularly in South America, Chile has reported Friday several new covid-19 infections in the past 24 hours which would indicate the pandemic is back on the upward trend.
Despite heavy criticism from medical organizations, the new “mobility pass” is already in use in Chile as of Wednesday for people vaccinated against covid-19 with two doses.
Health authorities from the Magallanes and Chilean Antarctica Region in the southernmost Patagonian territory reported on Monday 59 new coronavirus contagions, which means the number of active cases in the region stands at 469.
The Government of Chile is working on the development of a so-called “mobility pass” which would grant people already vaccinated against covid-19 greater levels of freedom and mobility within their communes and allow travel between regions for those who are in quarantine, it was announced.