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.
MEXICO CITY – Petroleos Mexicanos has announced its biggest onshore discovery in 15 years, just three months after Mexico reported the first major find by private companies. The Ixachi-1 well that lies 72 km (45 […]
SANTIAGO – A local Chinese businessman opened a grand shopping center in the heart of Chile’s capital yesterday, the Xinhua reported. The 40,000 square-meter Asia Pacific Shopping Center is located on central Alameda Avenue in […]