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    Chile to study trans-Pacific cable to connect South America with Asia

    Reuters . Santiago | Updated at 01:12am on July 14, 2019

    Chile on Friday took a step toward building the first fibre-optic cable to directly connect South America and Asia, a project that has piqued the...

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    Solar eclipse plunges Chile into darkness

    Reuters . Santiago | Updated at 03:03pm on July 03, 2019

    Hundreds of thousands of tourists scattered across the north Chilean desert on Tuesday to experience a rare, and irresistible combination for astronomy buffs: a total...

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    Chile, Argentina ready to experience total solar eclipse

    Agence France-Presse . Vicu¥A, Chile | Updated at 02:29pm on July 02, 2019

    Day will briefly turn to night Tuesday over large parts of Chile and Argentina as a total eclipse of the sun plunges a...

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    Chile beat Colombia on penalties to reach semis

    Agence France-Presse . Sao Paulo | Updated at 12:00am on June 30, 2019

    Champions Chile maintained their hopes of a third straight Copa America victory after beating Colombia on penalties on Friday to reach the semi-finals. Chile could...

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    Cavani pounces against Chile

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:00am on June 26, 2019

    Uruguay demonstrated a winning attitude and mentality in their 1-0 Copa America success over Chile on Monday that gave them top spot in Group C,...

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    Sanchez sends Chile into quarter-finals

    Agence France-Presse . Salvador | Updated at 12:00am on June 23, 2019

    Alexis Sanchez put a miserable club season with Manchester United behind him as he sent Chile into the Copa America quarter-finals with the winning goal...

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    Vargas at the double as Chile rout Japan

    Agence France-Presse . Sao Paulo | Updated at 12:00am on June 19, 2019

    Eduardo Vargas scored twice as Chile launched the defense of their Copa America crown with an emphatic 4-0 defeat of Japan in Sao Paulo on...

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    45 years after Pinochet’s coup

    Yves Engler | Updated at 12:00am on September 13, 2018

    ON THIS day in 1973 the democratically elected president of Chile, Salvador Allende, was overthrown by General Augusto Pinochet....

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    Pope accepts resignation of three Chilean bishops

    Reuters | Updated at 04:27pm on June 11, 2018

    Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of three Chilean bishops following sex abuse scandals, including Bishop Juan Barros of Osorno, the city at...

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    Mudslide in southern Chile kills five, at least 15 missing

    Reuters | Updated at 08:55am on December 17, 2017

    A mudslide on Saturday tore through a small village in southern Chile near a popular national park, leaving five people dead and at least 15...