Over 70 percent of Chileans agreed with the reduction in working hours in a country where economic inequality is high.Full Story
Chilean President Sebastian Piñera declared a state of emergency in the nation's coastal city as Valparaiso suffers through its driest winter in sixty years.Full Story
A common practice in Chile, as conservative economic and political elites continue to boast and publicly support the military dictatorship.
"Long live Chile! Long live the people! Long live the workers!"
The death of socialist President Salvador Allende in 1973 marked the beginning of a brutal dictatorship in Chile.
The event, convened by social organizations and human rights groups, takes place every year on the weekend before the anniversary of the violent seizure of power that ousted the South American country's first socialist president.
The peaceful demonstration was interrupted by police forces threw tear gas against protesters.
The Winnipeg steamer set sail on Aug. 4, 1939, from the French port of Pauillac carrying more than 2,200 Spanish refugees who had fled their country following Franco’s victory in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939).
The far-right candidate, noted for his xenophobia and ultra-nationalism, is being accused of being less than forthcoming about his finances.
The public official explained that the regions that perceive less income are those that show higher levels of obesity.
“There are at least six people dead,” the fire service said in a statement. “Two of these have been recovered and firefighters are working to find the other four bodies.”