How Economic Freedom Helps Chile Withstand Earthquakes and Tsunamis

(Q24N) A few days ago, a 7.7 magnitude earthquake shook the south of Chile. Its epicentre was 67...

Children Stolen by Chilean Dictatorship Finally Come to Light

QCOSTARIA (IPS) - The suspicion that babies of people detained and disappeared during Chile’s 1973-1990 dictatorship were stolen...

Pope Francis Arrives in Chile Amid Abuse Controversy and Terrorist Threats

Pope Francis arrived to Santiago de Chile on Monday, January 15 for a three day visit, and will...

Final Preparations Arranged for Great Social March in Chile

Santiago de Chile - More than 40 Chilean organizations arranged today the final preparations for the march of...

End Of Era of Female Presidents in Latin America

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - When Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet leaves office in March, it will mark the end of...

Chile Considers Cannabis Decriminalization, Highlights A Growing Movement in Latin America

With its proposed changes to Ley 20.000 (Law 20,000), Chile joins a growing list of Latin American countries...

Chile faces reconstruction after series of earthquakes

(Infosurhoy) IQUIQUE, Chile – A new, powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake hit northern Chile late during the night of April...

Chile: From stray dogs to guards

SANTIAGO, Chile – Just a few months ago, a stray dog named Jimmy was in such poor health...

Chilean Army, Air Force, and Navy Support Scientific Mission in the Antarctic Region

LATIN AMERICA NEWS (Dialogo-Americas) Support from the Chilean Military allowed a team of scientists to conduct the Union...

Bolivia Mobilizes Troops to the Border as Chile Warns of Escalation

(Q24N) Bolivia has mobilized troops to the Chilean border in an effort to increase efforts against contraband activity. Chile...

Smugglers Moving Dominicans From Bolivia to Chile

LATIN AMERICA NEWS - Authorities in Bolivia have identified a network of Peruvian coyotes dedicated to smuggling Dominicans...

Chileans to Vote for a New President in December

Chileans will have to wait one month to know the name of their new president of the republic,...

Was Chile’s Dictator Also a Drug Trafficker?

(Q24N) A Chilean newspaper has suggested nearly 3,000 classified US documents contain information linking former dictator Augusto Pinochet...

Construction Begins On World’s Largest Telescope in Chilean Desert

(Q24N) Construction began in Chile on Friday on the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), which when completed will...

Argentina And Chile First In LatAm To Install Sidewalk Traffic Lights

Q24N - A number of cities around the globe are installing traffic lights in pavements to prevent accidents...

Women – the Pillar of the Social Struggle in Chile’s Patagonia Region

LATIN AMERICA NEWS - COYHAIQUE, Chile (IPS) -- In few places in Chile are women the pillars of...

Chile: the long road to abortion reform

Chile had one of the most restrictive abortion policies in the entire world. After years of campaigning, Chile’s...

Trying to Make Immigration an Option Rather than a Need in Latin America

(IPS) - The aim is for migration to become just one option among others for the rural population...

Chile To Tax Foods High In Sugar

(Q24N) The government of Chile is working to expand its current Food Labeling Law, which has been in...

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Guatemala to Claim US$122 Million From Odebrecht

Following the Brazilian construction company's abandonment of the road work contract that had been awarded, the government intends to make a claim on the...

Canadian Man Critically Injured Stuck in Costa Rica Because Ontario Has No Hospital Bed For Him

A Canadian man seriously injured in the Costa Rican jungle just wants to go home. But he can't, because no hospital in his native...

Panama Company Pleads Guilty In U.S. To Bribing Costa Rican Soccer Official

The Panama-based company, Mimo International Imports and Exports, on Wednesday pleaded guilty to the former president of the Costa Rican Football Federation (Fedefútbol), Eduardo...

Mapping Costa Rica’s Aquifers

Through an alliance with the US Geological Survey, the government of Costa Rica will be carrying out an assessment of aquifers nationwide. The aim of...

Increase In Passenger Arrivals Saturates San Jose Airport

The hundreds of tourists arriving at Costa Rica's main international airport, the Juan Santamaria (SJO), in San Jose eager to discover the beauties of...

The Puntarenas Cow Stare Down!

During my current visit to the Nicoya Peninsula, this cow in Playa Tambor was very vigilant of my presence. She followed my every move,...

Meet the Dark Side of Brazil’s Legendary Rio Carnival

Brazil’s female samba dancers the spill the beans on the darker side of working at the iconic Rio de Janeiro Carnival. Viviane Morais Ferreira Guimarães,...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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Into Costa Rica Jaguars Feast On Sea Turtles

TORTUGUERO, Costa Rica — A sole pair of sea turtle tracks is all that punctuates the serenity of sand along the protected beach on...

Car Break-ins “Tachas” In Costa Rica On The Rise

There are many who, after running an errand, shopping or a day at work, find the unpleasant surprise of having had their car broken...

Film Starring Costa Rican Actor Leading In U.S. Box Office

(QMOVIES) ‘Don’t Breathe’, the horror fill starring Costa Rican actor Daniel Zovatto, remained No. 1 at the box office in the U.S. and Canada. Moviegoers...

San José Airport CONTINUES CLOSED

QCOSTARICA - 8:23am - The Juan Santamaria (SJO) airport continues closed this morning, the airport manager, Aeris, saying normal operations should be resumed by...