Chilean President Gabriel Boric Font Friday said he had received deadly threats from an ultra-rightwing group that threw pamphlets outside his parents' home in the city of Punta Arenas, some 3,000 kilometers south of Santiago.
Veterinary clinics in Punta Arenas are reporting a notorious increase in visits from pet owners, particularly cats and this is because of a recent case of the Sporothrix Brasiliensis fungi in a human, contagion from a feline.
Success and the brilliant sportsmanship spirit from the Falkland Islands hockey teams, and their trophies, at the Punta Arenas Winter Cup, could not have come with some acid comments from Argentina.
This weekend, (Saturday, Sunday), all of the Falkland Islands teams competing at the Hockey Winter Cup Classic in Punta Arenas will be playing as the matches are officially commencing.
Chile's National Economic Prosecution threw out a request to begin an investigation into the hike of air travel to Punta Arenas, decided by Latam Airlines. It is highly unlikely to verify a conduct of excessive prices taking into account the many verification standards of such an incompetitiveness crime, points out the resolution.
Low cost airline Jetsmart is scheduled to resume flying to Punta Arenas from Santiago de Chile this Thursday, after having recovered the Santiago/Puerto Natales route last 5 December, according to Pablo García general manager for the company in Chile.
A large boost for the cruise industry in Chile, according to the leading newspaper of the country, El Mercurio. Royal Caribbean and Punta Arenas airline DAP are planning to invest some 18 million dollars in the construction of a five-star hotel in Puerto Williams, a small town on Chilean territory, Navarino island, across from Argentina's Ushuaia.
Latam should be almost doubling the number of flights between Santiago and Punta Arenas in coming weeks, according to the company following a meeting with local and central Chile authorities, complaining about insufficient seats and increasing ticket rates.
The Punta Arena-based Chilean carrier Aerovías DAP plans to operate over 150 flights to Antarctica between November 2022 and March of 2023, an increase of 30% over last summer, it was announced.
Salmon farming industries must move out of protected areas was the controversial phrase from Chilean president Gabriel Boric during his latest visit to Magallanes region, the extreme south of the country.