SANTIAGO – Facundo Jones Huala, founder of the Mapuche Ancestral Resistance (RAM), has been transferred from the city of Esquel, in the Patagonian province of Chubut, to Santiago de Chile, where he will be brought […]
SANTIAGO – The National Director of Order and Security of Carabineros, Inspector General Víctor Herrera, confirmed during his visit to Valdivia the realization of special police services for about 230 activities for the new year […]
SANTIAGO – Born in 1896 – four years before the current Guinness-listed oldest person, Nabi Tajima – Celino Villaneuva Jaramillo lost his birth certificate in the same house fire that made him destitute 20 years […]
SANTIAGO – Chilean forestry company Arauco, a subsidiary of industrial conglomerate Empresas Copec SA, will invest US$185 million to build a new cellulose and textile pulp plant in the nation’s south, the company said in […]
The Chilean town of Valdivia was hit by a 9.5-magnitude earthquake on on May 22, 1960. The impact left thousands dead, many more injured and caused nearly US$800 million worth of damages.