Argentina, Bolivia and Chile own 85 per cent of world’s known lithium reserves. Each seeks investment and international capacities to exploit the resource. However, experts disagree on how to get better economic benefits
International tourist arrivals to Chile reached a historic high last year with 5.64 million visitors in 2016.
The government will reallocate $100 million from the current budget, while another $233 million will be taken out of a rainy-day fund that the government maintains for such situations
Some 80,000 jobs were created in Chile last year. That compares to 200,000 jobs created when the economy of the top copper exporter was booming in 2011.
El gobierno decretó el estado de catástrofe en tres regiones. Las autoridades han reportado 10 muertos, entre ellos 4 bomberos y 2 policías.
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that she would introduce a bill in Congress next week creating a Science and Technology Ministry, fulfilling one of her campaign promises.
Chilean journalist-turned senator Alejandro Guillier accepted the presidential nomination of the center-left Radical Party
As Climate change is a global problem that requires a global solution, Canada is committed to reducing climate-harming pollutants at home and around the world.
Piñera has still not formally declared that he is seeking re-election, although last week he held a meeting with deputies of the main right-wing parties at the offices of the Avanza Chile coalition.
The HFI is the most comprehensive freedom index so far created for a globally meaningful set of countries. The HFI covers 159 countries for 2014
The power of the Andean sun. Chile has the largest solar-energy plant in Latin America and among the dozen biggest in the world.
Economic activity fell 0.4% in October from the year-earlier month, the first annual contraction since October 2009
“Without equity and inclusion, our development is destined to have feet of clay, (and) runs the risk of being ephemeral and illusory,” Bachelet added.
Anti personnel mines conference opens in Santiago; “The international community has said clearly there can be no toleration of weapons that indiscriminately kill and mutilate...” said Antonio Prado
The water resources of the Silala River in the Atacama Desert, which flows down into Chile from springs in the Bolivian altiplano, have sparked new hostility between the two countries.
Former OAS Secretary-General Jose Miguel Insulza said that he plans to seek the Socialist Party’s nomination for president of Chile.
The two nations have agreed to work together on environmental issues and energy, while a number of Peruvian and Chinese financial institutions have entered into collaborative arrangements.
“We sincerely invite Chinese tourists to visit Chile,” said Javiera Montes, undersecretary of Ministry of Economy, Development and Tourism in Chile.
Spanish clean energy company Acciona Energía has connected the 246MW El Romero solar plant in Atacama desert, Chile to the county’s Interconnected Central System
Today, instead of gathering whatever seaweed Mother Nature provides, farmers plant and harvest red algae in carefully regulated quantities
Chile’s New Majority suffered a heavy defeat this weekend at the voting booths, while opposition Vamos Chile celebrated an 18-percent increase in held offices compared to 2012.
With over 99 percent of results counted on Sunday night in local elections, the right-leaning Chile Vamos pact emerged as the big winner.
In the second city Valparaíso, Jorge Sharp, a veteran of 2011 student protests, was chosen in a ‘citizen’s primary’ to take on the traditional parties for the mayor’s job
Since Chile doesn’t have congressional mid-term elections, local elections—held almost three years after the presidential contest—serve to measure the popularity of the ruling coalition.
El pasado 4 de octubre en Montevideo, Chile y Uruguay firmaron un tratado de libre comercio (TLC), lo que puede ser un paso relevante hacia la convergencia entre bloques como Mercosur y la Alianza del Pacífico.
The Death Caravan was the name of a military operation that killed almost 100 political prisoners in Chile beginning on Sept. 30, 1973.
As growing interest in electric cars and energy-storage drives up global demand for lithium, companies with concessions to exploit Chile's vast resources could find themselves in an enviable position
Chilean President Bachelet said that the country’s budgeted spending would rise 2.7 percent in 2017 compared with this year, the lowest rate of growth in 14 years, as a sluggish economy has crimped income.
The Uruguayan president, Tabaré Vázquez, announced last month in a cabinet meeting that Uruguay will sign a free-trade agreement (FTA) with Chile in September, streamlining the rules governing the bilateral flow of goods and services.
There are no easy answers to the pensions conundrum, whether in Chile or elsewhere. Chilean legislators will have to make difficult choices with hard-to-quantify tradeoffs.
Chile and India signed on Tuesday an agreement to extend the Partial Scope Agreement (PSA) between the two countries to up to 2,800 trade items in what may be a boon for the South American country.
The TPP is far more than a trade deal. Indeed, economic matters, as Messrs. Loong and Furche pointed out, aren’t even that important.
The “popular” Michelle Bachelet administration, the one that called itself the voice of the people and bragged about its progressive reforms, has suffered a painful setback.
Former Chilean President Ricardo Lagos launched a Web site with an eye toward encouraging public input for reforming the constitution that dictator Augusto Pinochet imposed on the country in 1980.
Tensions Rise Between Bolivia and Chile after U.S. Military Carries Out Exercises on the Border. Evo Morales took to Twitter to accuse US and Chile of militarizing the border
New York has the Statue of Liberty. Paris has the Eiffel Tower. Moscow has the St. Basil’s Cathedral. The site that lures tourists to Santiago, Chile? The city in its entirety.
The goal is to help investors avoid paying taxes on their activities in both Uruguay and Chile. E-commerce, intellectual property, cooperation, labor and gender rights will be addressed in the free trade agreement.
Starting Friday, departing international passengers at Santiago International Airport can enjoy free yoga classes while waiting to board their flights.
Chile's might be over. Is it now Argentina, Colombia and Peru´s turn? The former brightest star in the region will find it very difficult to recover the leadership position it used to hold in Latin America.
Erick Zott Chuecas lived through the ordeal in the aftermath of Chile’s 1973 military coup as featured in Emma Watson’s new film The Colony