Farmed salmon exports totaled US$ 27.6 billion in 2020, surpassing exports of other categories of fish, according to the latest release of a biennial report from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
The administration of Chilean President Gabriel Boric Font Friday moved on with its initiative to introduce a revolutionary tax reform, which targets the wealthiest 3% of the population and the large copper mining companies.
Chile's National Institute of Statistics (INE) Wednesday released a report showing a 7.8% unemployment rate for the March/May 2022 quarter, a 0.1% turn for the worse when compared to the February-April period, although, overall, nearly 96% of the jobs lost during the COVID-19 pandemic have been recovered.
According to a survey released in Santiago Monday, 51% of Chileans would not support the new Constitution draft which seeks to replace the one from the Military Dictatorship era of General Augusto Pinochet.
Chilean copper mine workers have agreed to lift their strike after reaching an agreement with the state-owned Chilean National Copper Corporation (Codelco), it was announced Thursday.
At a total cost of around US$ 210 million, Chile's first home-built icebreaker is already 60% complete and plans to be seaworthy by the time of the XII International Naval Exhibition and Congress in Valparaíso in December, it was reported.
The Mapuche Armed Resistance (RAM) Group has claimed responsibility for Monday's burning of the Forestry offices in the Argentine province of Chubut, with pamphlets of the radicalized organization scattered all over the area.
Former two-time Chilean President Michelle Bachelet Monday delivered a speech she said was her last as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.
“A historic event” is how Guillermo Carmona, the Argentine Secretary for Malvinas, South Atlantic islands, and Antarctica affairs described the confirmed resumption of the weekly air link between Punta Arenas in Chile and the Falkland Islands, with a monthly stop over at Rio Gallegos in Santa Cruz province.
Following the announcement made on 7 April 2022, the air link between the Falkland Islands and Chile will resume on Saturday 2 July 2022. LATAM flight schedules will be reinstated with flights stopping in Punta Arenas and Santiago, and once a month stopping in Rio Gallegos.