Chile's leading labour unions Friday marched through the streets of Santiago in demand of financial aid and other types of assistance. But despite wearing facemasks and holding permits to circulate under lockdown they were halted at the gates of the La Moneda presidential palace when they tried to deliver a letter addressed at President Sebastián Piñera.Add your comment!
Chilean and human rights organizations together with former Spanish judge Baltasar Garzón filed an accusation Thursday before the International Criminal Court (ICC) against President Sebastián Piñera for his alleged involvement in crimes against humanity during the 2019 protests, it was reported.Add your comment!
Chile's Constitutional Court (TC) rejected on Tuesday a request by the government of Sebastián Piñera seeking to disapprove of a constitutional reform that Congress passed into law for a third withdrawal of 10 per cent of the pension funds.
Amnesty International's office in Chile Tuesday “repudiated” the wave of arrests and deportations of migrants after the enactment of the new immigration law promoted by the administration of President Sebastián Piñera, it was announced.
Chilean authorities decided Monday not to reopen the borders throughout May to try to prevent the entry into the country of new strains of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, Health Undersecretary Paula Daza announced.
Chile's Senate Thursday passed a bill whereby people shall be allowed to withdraw an additional ten per cent from the pension funds to be able to cope with the hardships caused by job losses and the closing of businesses owing to the restrictive health measures against Covid-19.
Former conservative Senator Jaime Orpis has been bestowed Friday with the dubious honour of becoming Chile's first-ever politician to be handed down a jail sentence for his involvement in acts of corruption.
Chile's Labor Minister María José Zaldívar submitted her resignation Wednesday to President Sebastián Piñera, who accepted it and announced he would appoint Deputy Patricio Melero to succeed her.
Chile's Congress Monday passed a bill granting economic assistance to people in need and whose situation has worsened over the past few months due to the covid-19 crisis.
The Chilean Government of President Sebastián Piñera Thursday decided to close its borders throughout April, ban all foreign travel and move forward the current curfew to 9 pm as the second covid-19 wave spreads faster than expected.