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 LATAM Airlines has said that the collective bargaining process continues with the LAN Express Crew Union, who announced a legal strike starting next Tuesday. The company said in a statement, “LATAM has […]
CARACAS – A Venezuelan opposition councilman, who was detained over what officials say was a drone assassination attempt on President Nicolás Maduro in August, has died in a ‘suicide’. Fernando Albán jumped from the 10th […]
BOGOTA – Despite criticism from broad sectors of the country, Chilean President Sebastian Piñera traveled to Colombia Friday to participate in the controversial delivery of ”humanitarian aid” to Venezuela in Cucuta. The President’s plane left […]