Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Tuesday highlighted his policies, economic or otherwise, during his opening speech at the 76th United Nations General Assembly in New York City.
A Chilean born engineer, Thomas Laudenbach, 53, will be the new director of Porsche Motorsport, the competition department of the famous German auto company. He will replace, as of next October first, Fritz Enzinger who has commanded the department since 2011 with several successes.
In the Chilean cities of Osorno and Puerto Montt, the local chambers of commerce have asked that requirements for Argentine tourism arriving by air be simplified.
International passenger traffic is set to return to the El Plumerillo international airport serving the capital city of the Argentine province of Mendoza on Sept. 25 when an Aerolineas Argentinas flight will take off bound for Santiago de Chile.
Chilean tourism operators are disappointed with the measures announced by the government regarding a greater opening of borders for foreign tourists. Among the rules which become effective next October first is the possibility that foreign visitors with the appropriate vaccine certificates can access Chile with a negative PCR, besides other requirements.
Chile's Government and organizers have decided yet again Wednesday to cancel the 2022 edition of the iconic Viña del Mar International Song Festival due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The recent decision by Silverseas Cruises to move its operations to neighboring Punta Arenas and Puerto Williams in Chile, has shaken Tierra del Fuego and Ushuaia officials who are complaining that the Argentine government, despite promises, has yet to deliver the sanitary protocol for vessels and crew, calling in Ushuaia, plus announcing when borders will be opened.
Chile's health authorities have started vaccinating children aged between 6 and 12 against COVID-19 with the Chinese Coronavac drug to keep up the country's high immunization rate, which is among the most prolific worldwide.
Fossil remains found by a Chilean research team in the Atacama Desert have been determined to belong to a prehistoric pterosaur flying dragon, it was reported.
Some eleven people were arrested in Chile following the rioting and looting in Santiago on the 48th anniversary of the military coup led by General Augusto Pinochet that in September 1973 overthrew the government of democratically elected Socialist president Salvador Allende.