Superclásico preview — will ‘La U’ break the curse?

Colo Colo’s Estadio Monumental is not a happy hunting ground for Universidad de Chile, who seeks a first victory there in 13 years Sunday. Martín Lasarte will be hoping over a decade of hurt will inspire his Universidad de Chile players to defeat Colo Colo in its own back yard this weekend, something “La U” has not achieved since 2001. One of the most eagerly anticipated Superclásicos in recent memory is upon us and there is more than just More...

by Tom Hyne | Published 20 hours ago

Replica of China’s ‘Mona Lisa’ donated to Chile

Chinese artist Li Wei donates his woodcut version of the 17-feet long artwork ‘Along the River During the Qingming Festival’ to Chile. A reproduction of a renowned art piece in Chinese history can now be seen in Santiago, thanks to the friendship between artist Li Wei and the Chinese community in Chile.  More...

by Linn Helene Loken | Published 2 days ago

UDI threatens investigation of Bachelet’s campaign contributors

‘Pentagate’ case continues: police raid suspect businesses, Chile’s political class grows fidgety and pundits have a field day. National Renewal Sen. Manuel José More...

‘Pentagate’ suspect returns to Chile to defuse investigation leaks

Saga continues as center-left politician makes first public appearance since scandal broke, vows to provide ‘all necessary information.’ Velasco has been mooted as a seious More...

Tax authorities allege tax fraud by Penta Group

Investigation into illegal campaign funding expected to snowball, ensnaring mostly conservative political leaders. The Pentagate scandal, which accuses a number of politicians, More...

Government pledges to pump US$165 million into Easter Island

Massive cash injection to boost development for Chile’s polynesian jewel with new airport in the pipeline, Bachelet ‘finally being appreciated.’ Regeneration of ageing infrastructure More...

‘Financial education’ seen as solution to growing retail debt

Gov. designates October as ‘financial education’ month to combat Chileans’ soaring retail debts, labeled ‘patronizing’ by consumer credit expert. Due to increasing More...

Screenwriters and directors demand intellectual property rights

Amid clamor for authors’ rights in film industry, some worry that stricter measures might jeopardize certain forms of artistic More...

Church leaders under fire for allegedly attacking beloved priests

Media storm erupts following alleged accusations against ‘unruly’ Chilean priests for ‘radical’ More...

Magic at the end of the world

Globally renowned magicians gather for festival of illusions in the heart of the Chilean desert. Magic...

Tsunami threat sparks debate over emergency communication

Easter Island mayor criticizes National Emergency Service for lack of official warning following underwater earthquake. Pedro...

Students mobilize on the streets once again

Marches set to continue well into 2015 as students maintain criticism over government’s decision making, education...

‘Historic’ Chile human rights proposal passed despite tensions

Arab and African countries opposing Chile’s LGBT human rights proposal overcome after legislation passed. Delegates More...

Chile plans to withdraw troops from Haiti, combat ebola

Chilean President meets with UN head to discuss peacekeeping mission in Haiti and plans to help fight ebola epidemic in West Africa...

Chile’s ambassador returns to Israel as ceasefire takes hold

In coordination with other South American countries, ambassador resumes post in Israel; Bachelet promises additional humanitarian aid to Gaza civilians. Foreign..

New law requires Chilean TV to feature more cultural programs

In a bid to strengthen Chileans’ sense of national identity, law mandates increased cultural material on More...

News channel under fire for suggesting student involvement in blast

Report purporting student groups played a role in Monday’s bombing attacked for ‘sensational reporting,’ ‘opportunism.’ A Chilean news channel has been..

Higher education in Chile among most expensive

Nation’s education systems continues ‘to favor wealthy’ as report outlines low public expenditure on higher education. According to a study released..

Political courage at La Moneda palace

Opinion: Bachelet must keep her election promise to bring about social equality and the return of long-seized ancestral lands to the..

Persecution, protest and piety: Palestinian refugees’ escape to Chile

The Santiago Times heard the story of two brothers’ move to Chile, believed to have the largest Palestinian diaspora outside the..

Remembering the Chilean film pioneer, Guillermo Yanquez

Yanquez’s son — William Alexander Yankes — looks back on his father’s ‘indisputable charm, elegance and disarming sense of dry humor.’ By his..