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Chile is a long, narrow country stretching along South America's western edge, with more than 6,000km of Pacific Ocean coastline. Santiago, its capital, sits in a valley surrounded by the Andes and Chilean Coast Range mountains. The city's palm-lined Plaza de Armas contains the neoclassical cathedral and the National History Museum. The massive Parque Metropolitano offers swimming pools, a botanical garden and zoo.

Strong earthquake strikes Chile-Bolivia border region

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2020 16:13

Strong Magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked Chile-Bolivia border region today. Preliminary ReportMagnitude6.0Date-Time14 Dec 2020 15:20:49 UTC 14 Dec 2020 12:20:49 near epicenter Location21.818S 68.727WDepth114 kmDistances73.6 km (45.6 mi) NNE of Calama, ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Chile-Argentina border region

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 30, 2020 23:47

Powerful 6.3 magnitude earthquake has struck Chile-Argentina border region today. No immediate reports of deaths, injuries or structural damage have been received as of yet. Preliminary Earthquake ReportMagnitude6.3Date-Time30 Nov 2020 ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes near Atacama, Chile

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- September 1, 2020 22:28

Powerful Magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck near the coast of Atacama, Chile today. No fatalities, injuries or damage have been reported so far. No tsunami warning was issued. Preliminary Report Magnitude ... Read More

No Tsunami after 6.80 Earthquake in Chile

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 1, 2020 04:47

Official U.S. Geological Survey earthquake alerts warn of a possible tsunami in the region. This warning was later canceled after a strong 6.8 earthquake  hit 223 km N of Coquimbo  ... Read More

Strong 6.9 Earthquake in Chile

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 3, 2020 07:46

A strong earthquake was measured 10 minutes at 19.39 UTC time on June 3 ( 10 min ago) in Northern Chile with a depth of 148 km The epic center ... Read More

LATAM will continue USA and Chile Service only

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2020 23:57

LATAM Airlines Group and its affiliates announced today that they will temporarily suspend additional international services until April 30, 2020, due to travel restrictions put in place by national authorities ... Read More

Peru and Chile closed borders to foreign travelers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2020 07:28

Chile and Peru are closing their border as of today while Latin America's largest airline LATAM  said it was reducing operations by 70 percent as the region scrambled to stem ... Read More

LATAM reduces international flights by approximately 30%

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2020 13:41

ATAM Airlines Group and its subsidiaries announced today a reduction in international flights of approximately 30% due to lower demand and government travel restrictions in reaction to the spread of ... Read More

LATAM launches new cabin class for national and international flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020 18:16

LATAM Airlines Group announced today that it will introduce its superior cabin class, Premium Economy, to all national and international flights within Latin America operated by Airbus A320 family (A319, ... Read More

Riots have taken heavy toll on Chile tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2019 15:57

According to the latest travel industry research, the recent riots in Chile have taken a tremendous toll on tourism to the country. Protests against increases in the cost of living, ... Read More

Chilean plane with 38 passengers bound for Antarctica declared ‘crashed’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019 16:19

Chilean transport aircraft headed for Antarctica and carrying 38 passengers and crew is considered to have “crashed” because it would have run out of fuel by now and could not ... Read More

Chile’s ultra-low-cost airline SKY orders 10 Airbus A321XLR jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019 18:05

SKY, a Chile-based ultra-low-cost carrier, has signed a Purchase Agreement with Airbus for 10 A321XLRs. The airline will expand its international route network with the new aircraft. The A321XLR is ... Read More

UNWTO wine tourism conference celebrates rural transformation and jobs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019 15:24

The 4th Global Conference on Wine Tourism, hosted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Government of Chile, has concluded with a call to use the sector’s unique ability ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes near the coast of Coquimbo, Chile

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 4, 2019 23:33

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck near the coast of Coquimbo, Chile today. Authorities in Chile said the quake was felt in the country's capital Santiago and central cities. There were ... Read More

Chile cancels APEC Summit, UN climate conference over protest violence

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 30, 2019 22:50

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

Witness of violence: A tourist in Chile tells his story

editor editor- October 30, 2019 02:51

Chile has been taken over by protests. Puerto Montt and Santiago are usually peaceful cities in Chile. Due to massive protesting, they are quickly becoming centers of chaos along with ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 26, 2019 18:10

Chile's Foreign Minister announced that the country is preparing for two major international events later this year, despite ongoing unrest that had claimed the lives of at least 18 people ... Read More

A Complete Guide to the Nursing Industry in Latin America

editor editor- October 21, 2019 21:14

Latin America has seen tremendous societal growth and development in the past 50 years, bringing entire industries and markets to the 20 economies and 12 dependencies which make up this ... Read More

Deadly trouble in Chile over subway fare hike

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 20, 2019 07:13

There is trouble in Chile after two people died in violent protests over a subway fare hike.  A frustrated citizen tweets: "The mainstream media is NOT covering this. For the ... Read More

Chile declares state of emergency as Santiago erupts in riots

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 19, 2019 16:17

The President of Chile president has declared a state of emergency following violent protests sparked by a recent fare hike for public transport in the Chilean capital. Harrowing photographs show ... Read More

Powerful earthquake rocks Southern Chile

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- September 26, 2019 19:02

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake has occurred in Los Lagos, Chile, about 610 miles (980 kilometers) south of the capital, Santiago, the USGS reported. Reports say that the depth of the ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 1, 2019 19:21

Powerful magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck near the coast of Libertador O'Higgins, Chile today. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.8 Date-Time • 1 Aug 2019 18:28:05 UTC • 1 Aug 2019 13:28:05 ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 01:15

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit off the coast of Chile, near the coastal city of Coquimbo today. The earthquake, which hit an earthquake-prone area, ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 22:38

Scoot, the original shared electric vehicle company, is launching their new shared ebike in the Las Condes district of Santiago, Chile. At a joint press event this weekend, Mayor Joaquin ... Read More

Best honeymoon destinations for every zodiac sign in 2019

editor editor- March 5, 2019 20:25

Find the best honeymoon destinations for your zodiac sign in 2019 right here. There should be no difficulty finding the right location if you are guided by the stars. With ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 23:23

Three foreign tourists who traveled by car over the famous Atacama Giant were found guilty of causing irreparable damage to the national monument of Chile. Atacama Giant is a giant ... Read More

Five people wounded in Santiago bus stop terrorist bombing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 5, 2019 00:25

An explosion at a bus stop in Santiago, the capital of Chile, wounded at least five people. The explosion took place shortly before noon local time on Friday, at the ... Read More

Design Hotels™ welcomes seven new members

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018 12:05

As Design Hotels™ wraps a bow on the year, we do so with the welcome addition of seven new member hotels that span the globe—as ever, unified by exemplary concepts. ... Read More

LATAM announces new Caribbean destination, increases connectivity from Lima

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 14, 2018 09:20

LATAM Airlines Group today announced two new flights from its Lima hub including a new Caribbean destination, Montego Bay (Jamaica), and a direct service to Calama, Chile. Starting 1 July ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes Chile

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 1, 2018 13:46

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck 55 miles NE from Iquique, Chile today. The strong quake was also felt in Bolivia and Peru. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.2 Date-Time • 1 Nov ... Read More

LATAM airline answers question: What is augmented reality?

editor editor- September 24, 2018 16:48

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

Nine Chilean passenger planes forced to land over phony bomb threats

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 18, 2018 18:15

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 10, 2018 16:14

Emirates has launched a new, five times-a-week service from Dubai (DXB) to Santiago International Airport (SCL), via the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo (GRU), marking the airline’s first arrival in ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 4, 2018 17:30

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the governments of Latin America and the Caribbean to focus on infrastructure, costs and the region’s regulatory framework. By concentrating on these ... Read More

Outgoing Chilean President Michelle Bachelet gets a WHO post

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2018 17:15

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has agreed to chair the board of the World Health Organization’s Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health after she finishes her government role on March ... Read More