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Montevideo, September 26th 2023 - 09:33 UTC

Tag: Maya Fernández

  • Monday, September 26th 2022 - 09:45 UTC

    Chile appoints interim Joint Chief of Staff

    Vice Admiral José Luis Fernández replaces General Paiva

    Chile's Defense Minister Maya Fernández is to appear before Congress Tuesday to brief lawmakers on the scandal involving the leak of confidential emails among high-ranking military officers.

  • Friday, September 23rd 2022 - 10:14 UTC

    Leak from military brass shows Chile's concerns over current issues

    Chile's Defense Minister has to return to Santiago after the scandal broke out

    Chile's Defense Minister Maya Fernandez was summoned back to Santiago at the earliest time possible after classified documents involving the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the relationship between President Gabriel Boric Font and his Argentine colleague Alberto Fernández went public.

  • Tuesday, May 17th 2022 - 09:46 UTC

    Security becomes a concern for Chile's gov't

    The Defense Minister's home was not properly defended

    Chile's Minister of the General Secretariat of the Presidency, Giorgio Jackson, Monday admitted the Government was reviewing security measures to be taken in the future following a robbery at the home of Defense Minister Maya Fernández and a shooting against one of President Gabriel Boric Font's bodyguards.

  • Friday, January 21st 2022 - 20:35 UTC

    Most of Chile's future ministers will be women, Boric announces

    “We are joined in this team of ministers by people of diverse origins and formations,” Boric said

    Chile's President-elect, Gabriel Boric, Friday chose former Central Bank President Mario Marcel as the country's future Finance Minister of Finance, and former mendica College Head for Minister of the Interior as he announced his cabinet, which shall be made up of mostly women. Boric will take office on March 11.