The Governments of Chile and Argentina are among those who would grant citizenship to the Nicaraguan expatriates who were expelled from their country earlier this month and stripped of their nationality on treason charges, it was reported Tuesday.
Of the five main powers in Latin America, all of which are governed by the left, the executive of Gabriel Boric in Chile has openly expressed its repudiation of what has happened in Nicaragua after President Daniel Ortega stripped 94 opposition members of their Nicaraguan nationality and banished 222 political prisoners to the United States, declaring them stateless.
Two Argentine opposition Senators have requested the Foreign affairs and Defense Ministries to report on the ”unrestricted movements of the UK RRS Sir David Attenborough, flying the 'illegal flag of the Falklands', and sailing between Port Stanley (Puerto Argentino) and Punta Arena (Chile), and the implicit and vital logistic support provided to the vessel by the government of Chile.”
Chile’s annual inflation eased to 12,3% in January, but consumer prices rose well above forecast in the first month of 2023 January as the costs of food and beverages jumped, strengthening the central bank’s argument that it’s still too early to consider cuts to borrowing costs.
International experts will reveal on Wednesday that the bacteria found in the remains of Chilean Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda was in his body at the time of death, which would prove that he was poisoned 12 days after the 1973 military coup, his family told EFE in an exclusive interview.
The Government of Chile failed to make timely decisions to fight the forest fires that broke out in the southern and central parts of the country, according to 68% of respondents to a survey by pollsters Cadem released on Sunday, which also showed the popularity of President Gabriel Boric Font slightly improving.
Chile's National Service for Disaster Prevention and Response (Senapred) Wednesday ordered the evacuation of 14 communes in the regions of Ñuble, Biobío, and La Araucanía, including Nacimiento, Purén, and Contulmo, which have all been particularly affected by the forest fires.
Malaysia and Chile have officially joined the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), meaning British businesses will get better access and lower tariffs in the Malaysian and Chilean markets when the UK joins the dynamic trade bloc.
The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office has updated (February 7) its travel advises to the Falkland Islands and to Chile, with the usual main points of its reports: Summary, Coronavirus, Safety and Security, Terrorism, Local Laws and Customs, Entry requirements, Natural Disasters, Health, Money, Travel Advice and Support.
Chilean authorities spoke Sunday of 24 fatalities, nearly 1,000 people injured, and some 800 houses destroyed in the past five days by wildfires spreading fast in amid a highly-irregular heat wave with strong winds and temperatures above 40°C in areas 500 km south of Santiago.