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Strong earthquake strikes near the coast of Coquimbo, Chile

Strong earthquake strikes near the coast of Coquimbo, Chile

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck near the coast of Coquimbo, Chile today. Authorities in Chile said the quake was ... Read More

Chile cancels APEC Summit, UN climate conference over protest violence

Chile cancels APEC Summit, UN climate conference over protest violence

Chile's President Sebastian Pinera said he has made a difficult decision to cancel the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, ... Read More

Witness of violence: A tourist in Chile tells his story

Witness of violence: A tourist in Chile tells his story

Chile has been taken over by protests. Puerto Montt and Santiago are usually peaceful cities in Chile. Due to ... Read More

Chile: Despite deadly protests, 2019 APEC summit is still on

Chile: Despite deadly protests, 2019 APEC summit is still on

Chile's Foreign Minister announced that the country is preparing for two major international events later this year, despite ongoing ... Read More

A Complete Guide to the Nursing Industry in Latin America

A Complete Guide to the Nursing Industry in Latin America

Latin America has seen tremendous societal growth and development in the past 50 years, bringing entire industries and markets ... Read More

Deadly trouble in Chile over subway fare hike

Deadly trouble in Chile over subway fare hike

There is trouble in Chile after two people died in violent protests over a subway fare hike.  A frustrated ... Read More

Chile declares state of emergency as Santiago erupts in riots

Chile declares state of emergency as Santiago erupts in riots

The President of Chile president has declared a state of emergency following violent protests sparked by a recent fare ... Read More

Powerful earthquake rocks Southern Chile

Powerful earthquake rocks Southern Chile

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake has occurred in Los Lagos, Chile, about 610 miles (980 kilometers) south of the capital, ... Read More

Strong M6.8 earthquake strikes near the coast of Libertador O’Higgins, Chile

Strong M6.8 earthquake strikes near the coast of Libertador O’Higgins, Chile

Powerful magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck near the coast of Libertador O'Higgins, Chile today. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.8 Date-Time ... Read More

No tsunami warning, as powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes near Coquimbo, Chile

No tsunami warning, as powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes near Coquimbo, Chile

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit off the coast of Chile, near the coastal ... Read More

Scoot gets first-of-its-kind permit to operate ebikes in Santiago, Chile

Scoot gets first-of-its-kind permit to operate ebikes in Santiago, Chile

Scoot, the original shared electric vehicle company, is launching their new shared ebike in the Las Condes district of ... Read More

Best honeymoon destinations for every zodiac sign in 2019

Best honeymoon destinations for every zodiac sign in 2019

Find the best honeymoon destinations for your zodiac sign in 2019 right here. There should be no difficulty finding ... Read More

Foreign tourists jailed for driving over Chile’s famous Atacama Giant

Foreign tourists jailed for driving over Chile’s famous Atacama Giant

Three foreign tourists who traveled by car over the famous Atacama Giant were found guilty of causing irreparable damage ... Read More

Strong 6.7 earthquake shakes Chile

Strong 6.7 earthquake shakes Chile

Chile shaken by strong earthquake. Read More

Five people wounded in Santiago bus stop terrorist bombing

Five people wounded in Santiago bus stop terrorist bombing

An explosion at a bus stop in Santiago, the capital of Chile, wounded at least five people. The explosion ... Read More

Design Hotels™ welcomes seven new members

Design Hotels™ welcomes seven new members

As Design Hotels™ wraps a bow on the year, we do so with the welcome addition of seven new ... Read More

LATAM announces new Caribbean destination, increases connectivity from Lima

LATAM announces new Caribbean destination, increases connectivity from Lima

LATAM Airlines Group today announced two new flights from its Lima hub including a new Caribbean destination, Montego Bay ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes Chile

Strong earthquake strikes Chile

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck 55 miles NE from Iquique, Chile today. The strong quake was also felt in Bolivia ... Read More

LATAM airline answers question: What is augmented reality?

LATAM airline answers question: What is augmented reality?

LATAM, first airline group in the Americas to implement a mobile digital tool that allows passengers to check in ... Read More

Nine Chilean passenger planes forced to land over phony bomb threats

Nine Chilean passenger planes forced to land over phony bomb threats

Nine planes in Chilean, Peruvian and Argentinian airspace have been forced to make emergency landings over bomb threats. Read More

Emirates launches new service from Dubai to Santiago, Chile

Emirates launches new service from Dubai to Santiago, Chile

Emirates has launched a new, five times-a-week service from Dubai (DXB) to Santiago International Airport (SCL), via the Brazilian ... Read More

Alexandre de Juniac: Infrastructure, costs key to harnessing power of aviation in Latin America

Alexandre de Juniac: Infrastructure, costs key to harnessing power of aviation in Latin America

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the governments of Latin America and the Caribbean to focus on ... Read More

Outgoing Chilean President Michelle Bachelet gets a WHO post

Outgoing Chilean President Michelle Bachelet gets a WHO post

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has agreed to chair the board of the World Health Organization’s Partnership for Maternal, Newborn ... Read More

Pope Francis marries LATAM cabin crew couple at 34,000 feet

Pope Francis marries LATAM cabin crew couple at 34,000 feet

In an unprecedented moment, the Holy Father Pope Francis delivered the sacrament of marriage to two cabin crew members ... Read More

Santiago accounts for half of Chile´s tourism

Santiago accounts for half of Chile´s tourism

Chile´s capital city is an important hub for domestic and international flights Read More

Tourism market share: Chile’s big surprise

Tourism market share: Chile’s big surprise

A ranking of total tourist arrivals in South America ranks Chile in second place overall. Read More

Chile named best country to visit in 2018

Chile named best country to visit in 2018

Chile ranked as the number one country to visit next year in Best in Travel 2018 list Read More

2017 UNWTO Video Competition: And the winners are..

2017 UNWTO Video Competition: And the winners are..

UNWTO unveiled the winners of the 2017 Video Competition at the 22nd General Assembly held in Chengdu, China. Taking ... Read More

Canada-Chile joint statement on climate change and protected areas

Canada-Chile joint statement on climate change and protected areas

Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada, Catherine McKenna, and Minister of the Environment for Chile, Marcelo Mena ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes off central Chile

Strong earthquake strikes off central Chile

Powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake has struck off central Chile, some 35 kilometers west of the coastal city of Valparaiso, ... Read More