SANTIAGO – Chileans voted in presidential elections to choose a successor to Michelle Bachelet.
Eight candidates are standing, with conservative billionaire Sebastián Piñera seen as favourite to return to the post he held from 2010-14.
Socialist contender Alejandro Guillier, a former journalist, is regarded as the most realistic challenger to Mr. Piñera, the 67-year-old former president has been leading in recent opinion polls. However, analysts say he may fail to get 50% of the votes needed to avoid a run-off in December.
BEIJING – China has launched its first domestically designed and built aircraft carrier, state media said on Wednesday, as the country seeks to transform its navy into a force capable of projecting power onto the […]
LAGO RANCO – Mexico’s Jonathan Paredes lifted his maiden Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series title in Chile over the weekend. The 28-year-old Mexican watched as six-time champion Gary Hunt, from Britain, accidentally added an […]