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.
SANTIAGO – Chile’s Palestinian community will celebrate its heritage with a cultural and sports festival organized in the South American country beginning Friday. Under the name Taqalid, or traditions, the Central Bureau of Chilean Palestinian […]
SANTIAGO – After decades of planning, construction of the world’s largest optical and infrared telescope is set to start later this month on a mountain in the middle of Atacama desert, in northern Chile. With […]