Punta Arenas, the extreme south of Chile will be hosting Silversea Cruises as its base of operations, having decided to abandon Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego. Silversea announced a release in which it makes official its Antarctic cruise operations during the 2021/22 season, following an agreement with Chilean officials.
Australia was involved in espionage operations in Chile during the seventies, in support of the United States CIA agency activities conspiring against the democratically elected government of Socialist Salvador Allende, ousted by the military 48 years ago.
Chilean president Sebastián Piñera in the last leg of his European tour, on Friday met with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at 10 Downing Street, where the two leaders coincided on the significance of jointly addressing current challenges such as the Covid 19 pandemic, --and variants--, climate change and collaboration in a Science Alliance.
The Chilean port of Arica has announced it would seek to collect Septermber's dues in advance for Bolivian imports after that country's Port Services Administration (ASP-B) warned it would not be paying for services used during August.
The Consumer Prices Index, CPI, in Chile climbed 0,4% during August totaling 3,2% so far this year and 4,8% in the last twelve months, according to the country's stats office. It is the highest since January 2016, and the tendency is to continue increasing, as had been anticipated by the Central Bank. Likewise with the US dollar.
Chilean president Sebastian Piñera is in London, the last leg of his European tour that took him to France, Spain, Italy, the Vatican and now the United Kingdom where he is scheduled to have an interview with Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Chile's President Sebastián Piñera Thursday met with Pope Francis at The Vatican during one of his stops on his current European tour.
Members of a Mapuche community have announced Wednesday they would control who goes through a piece of land they claim to be their own.
LATAM and Jetsmar will be resuming their flights to Punta Arenas from Santiago on November 2 and 4 respectively. The announcement by Magallanes Region officials followed the arrival of Sky airlines to Puerto Natales and the confirmation of two weekly flights, Tuesday and Thursdays until the end of the year.
Amnesty International has sent a letter to European leaders who Chilean president Sebastian Piñera is currently visiting expressing concern about the serious human rights violations and impunity that continue to put all people in Chile at risk. Piñera is currently visiting France, Spain, Italy, United Kingdom, and the Vatican.