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Santiago - Chile became China's leading supplier of fresh fruits in 2016, overtaking Vietnam and even Thailand, local media reported on Wednesday.
Long southern-hemisphere summers see the city's tree-lined streets thronging with revellers late into the night and a clutch of world-class chefs have set up shop in the capital celebrating Chile's vast larder of local ingredients and helping transform ...
Looking at the huge prospects in Chile, Equifax entered the market way back in 2009 by opening its largest technology center in Santiago. The facility is as important as Equifax's technology centers in Atlanta, GA and Dublin, Ireland which support all ...
"The situation was horrible late last month, when wildfires showed no signs of abating and a 500 km smoke zone was in place south of the Chilean capital Santiago. It took an international team of firefighters a week to rectify the situation and in the ...
Desde Trujillo para el mundo. Un trujillano viene conquistando Chile en base a sus ricas y deliciosas raspadillas. Se trata de Sergio Sangay Francisco (35), ...
Pope Francis exchanges a gift with a bishop from Chile during the Chilean bishops' "ad limina" visits to the Vatican Feb. 20.
(Recasts with details on Mexican former president, Organization of American States comment) Santiago, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Cuba stoked tensions across Latin America on Tuesday by blocking a former Chilean minister and one of Mexico's ex-presidents from ...
Plans for a Papal visit to Peru and Chile next year were raised this week at the Vatican, during a meeting between Pope Francis and several Chilean bishops led by Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati of Santiago. According to Monsignor Ezzati, there is no date as ...
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While Maine experienced a snowstorm that made national headlines and cancelled classes for an unheard of two days in a row at the University of Maine, the Universidad Andres Bello in Santiago, Chile was experiencing 80-90 degrees on average. At night ...
She grew up in Santiago, Chile, under the rule of President Augusto Pinochet, a totalitarian dictator determined to flatten any liberal opposition no matter the means.
The bus was travelling from the Argentine city of Mendoza to Santiago, Chile, when the accident occurred just after midnight Saturday on Route 7 near the Aconcagua Provincial Park that includes the highest mountain in The Americas.
16 de febrero de 2017, 18:20Santiago de Chile, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) The emblematic ship Rainbow Warrior of the ecologist organization Greenpeace will reach Chile on February 22 to explore southern seas and ecosystems. The ship will reach the ... at ...
Santiago: A Chilean man suspected of killing a Japanese exchange student in France has said he was with her the day she went missing but denied any foul play.
Later that year, when punishing rains flooded the Santiago area, she famously rode in a military vehicle to marshal the response.
A Chilean accused of killing a 21-year-old Japanese woman in France told Chile's Supreme Court on Tuesday that he is innocent, his lawyer said.
We asked 3 of Santiago's best tour guides to tell us the city's secrets, from must-sees to hidden gems, from the best bars, restaurants and museums to things to ...
He flew back from Santiago, Chile to the George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas on Monday, January 30th, just over a week into the Trump Administration.
Chileans gathered at Santiago airport to bid farewell to a team of EU firefighters that have helped bring deadly wildfires under control.
He had recently joined a Chilean team, and spent the last weeks of January at a race in Patagonia. Bikkannavar is a seasoned international traveler - but his return home to the US this time around was anything but routine.
Santiago, Chile - From my home here, I look up at the immense mountain range of the Andes and my spirits are lifted.
Both countries are fostering their cooperation relations between the Common Southern market (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela) and the Pacific Alliance (Chile, Colombia, Peru and Mexico), according to the idea of convergence within ...
Chile is experiencing the worst forest fires in the country's history after years of drought. The fires are currently spanning roughly 104,800 hectares or 400 square miles, burning mountains that also harbor glaciers.
"It's the story of the Good Samaritan and about paying it forward, which is what Andrew did. He volunteered and he talked others into volunteering.
Santiago, Chile (AP) - Chilean workers are staging a strike at the world's biggest copper mine. The stoppage by some 2,500 workers at the Escondida mine began Thursday over demands for a bonus payment, a salary hike and other benefits.
workers overwhelmingly rejected the final pay package from management in a ballot earlier this month, angered by the proposal to remove some benefits for new workers and freeze wages in exchange for a signing bonus worth Chilean Peso 8 million ...
Santiago, Chile (AP) " Chilean workers are staging a strike at the world's biggest copper mine. The stoppage by some 2,500 workers at the Escondida mine began Thursday over demands for a bonus payment, a salary hike and other benefits.
Santiago, Chile (AP) - In a story Jan. 26 about wildfires in Chile, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a series of fires had destroyed about 385,000 acres (160,000 hectares).
Santiago - Chile's Supreme Court has issued a summons for a Chilean man suspected of killing a Japanese student in France in December, officials said Wednesday.
Rather, Bill Franke is working on his latest airline: Santiago, Chile-based JetSmart, which is expected to begin flying this fall with a fleet of Airbus A320s, providing point-to-point service involving cities that potentially include Antofagasta ...
Santiago - The main union at BHP Billiton's Escondida copper mine, in Chile, the world's largest, will probably go on strike as government-mediated negotiations with the company are not progressing well, a spokesperson said on Tuesday.
On Sundays, Felipe Pereira is full of enthusiasm. That's because on Sundays, the 21-year-old goes to Paradise Beach to enjoy the sea along with his friends ...
In January, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet announced the start of an open public discussion on same-sex marriage aimed at producing a "satisfactory bill on marriage equality, recognizing the same rights for everyone.
In this Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 photo, wildfires threaten Chile's coastal community Dichato. Flames from raging wildfires in Chile continued to spread, destroying forests, livestock and entire towns. Strong winds stoked the flames of raging wildfires in ...
06 de febrero de 2017, 10:34Santiago de Chile, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Better augurs dominated the atmosphere among experts and authorities in Chile, where nevertheless, the alert for the forest fires that left until now more than seven thousand affected ...
Santiago, Chile, February 6, 2017 (ENS) - In Chile's worst fire disaster in 50 years, the South American country has lost over half a million hectares to more than 100 wildfires that first flared up in mid-January.
Santiago, Chile - The flames consumed everything on Sonia Diaz's land: the machinery, supplies, even the shed for her sheep.
A Russian-made IL-76 air tanker takes off at Santiago, Chile. Photo by crew of the 747. An IL-76 makes a drop on a wildfire south of Matanzas, Chile, February 1, 2017. Photo by the crew of Global Supertanker. A Chilean military CASA lead plane flies ...
Matanzas wildfire Chile helicopter Three of these tanks that could be used for refilling a helicopter's bucket were set up at the Incident Command Post on the Matanzas fire.
forest fires are a regular feature of Chile's hot, arid summers, but a nearly decade-long drought combined with historically high temperatures have created tinder-like conditions in the nation's central regions.
Above: An Erickson Air-Crane helicopter arrived in Santiago, Chile on Thursday, February 2. Photo by Tom Parsons of Global Supertanker.
"Santiago de Chile is nominated for the second time in a row and is fully confident it fulfills all necessary conditions to organise the main sports feast of The Americas, offering to be excellent hosts.
We were met by a friendly English-speaking rancher who gave us a little verbal intro to what it's like to ride horses in the Andes, and then we set off with our guides (actual Chilean cowboys) into the mountains. It was an incredible ride that lasted ...
An Antonov AN-124 arrived in Santiago, Chile Tuesday morning and unloaded three Bell 205 helicopters, one K-MAX 1200, and a flatbed truck with an attached goose-neck trailer.
Chile's busy Route 68 between capital Santiago and the country's main port of Valparaiso faces an uncertain future.
Heavy swells close north Chile copper, coal ports. Santiago (Platts)--30 Jan 2017 914 am EST/1414 GMT. Heavy swells have closed four ports across northern Chile for a fourth day running, the Chilean navy's weather unit said Monday. The affected ports ...
Santiago - Chile's Santiago Zoo is joining the global trend of transforming traditional zoological parks into bioparks, officials told EFE.
He also recently performed at a concert in Santiago, Chile, with the distinguished Chilean soprano Cristina Gallardo Domas, and has sung sacred works such as Bruckner's Te Deum and Ramirez' Misa Criolla.






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