The Governments of Chile and Bolivia and Chile held a new round of talks in Ecuador to advance in the normalization of their bilateral relations, it was reported Monday.
Next 14th July the southernmost region of Chile, Magallanes and (Chilean) Antarctica, will inaugurate its first democratically elected governor in 178 years. This is the result of the sweeping reforms the Chilean electorate voted on Sunday, particularly for members of a constitutional assembly which will have the task of drafting a new constitution to replace the one inherited from dictator General Augusto Pinochet from 1980.
Bolivia's Minister of Public Works, Édgar Montaño, Monday rated Chilean senator José Miguel Insulza's comments urging to resume the test of the La Paz-Arica railroad as “irresponsible.”
The Stock Exchange in Chile's capital took a nosedive after it was confirmed that the Communist candidate Irací Hassler had secured a surprising victory over Santiago's incumbent mayor Felipe Alessandri, among other defeats suffered over the weekend by traditional politics to a more radical leftwing generation.
None of Chile's traditional political parties has managed to win at least one-third of the seats at stake in this past weekend's elections to appoint a new Constituent Assembly which will have to write up a new constitution to replace the one from 1980 which was inherited from Augusto Pinochet's military dictatorship
Chile is about to write another chapter in its history this coming weekend when members of an Assembly to write up a new constitution to replace the one left by the military regime of General Augusto Pinochet are elected.
The tests to reactivate a cargo rail line that connects the Chilean port of Arica (north) with Viacha, Bolivia (southwest), will be suspended, Bolivian authorities announced this Thursday, after several days of roadblocks by truck drivers against the initiative.
Chile's capital city of Santiago will be freed from its total lockdown as of this coming Thursday, although confinement will still be observed on weekends, health authorities announced Monday.
LATAM Airlines Group has launched Wednesday in Santiago, Chile, an environmentally conscious plan for the coming years named LATAM Group Sustainability Strategy, to offset 50% of emissions from its domestic operations by 2030.
China's Sinovac Biotech laboratory is reportedly evaluating the possibility of manufacturing the immunizer in Chile in a joint effort with the local Pontifical Catholic University, Rector Ignacio Sánchez said in a newspaper interview published Tuesday.