Spend more on research to avoid crisis

Recently published in the highly respected academic journal Science a group of scientists in Chile have issued a warning that the country may be falling behind others in their planning and spending for research. The authors, lead by Pablo Astudillo of t…

University of Cambridge: Manuel Antonio Garretón

The Centre of Latin American Studies (CLAS), University of Cambridge has appointed the prestigious Simón Bolívar Chair for 2013, Chilean Sociologist Professor Manuel Antonio Garretón. The Simón Bolívar Chair has been offered since 1968, funded by a gran…

Chile has highest inequality in OECD

Chile became the first South American member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in 2010, following great strides in economic development. For example, Chile currently has a healthy government borrowing to GDP ratio proj…


Alien Gun’s debut album: Dreaming at 1420 MHz

Alien Gun, a four-piece prog rock band from Santiago de Chile are currently about to release their debut album, Dreaming at 1420 MHz, which is currently available as a free mp3 download. We spoke to the band about the album and their music. Chileno: So…

Win 2 tickets to see Nano Stern 25th of July!

OK music fans, Legendary Chilean artist Nano Stern is on a limited tour of England, playing live in LONDON on THURSDAY the 25th of JULY at RichMix and he is giving away a pair of tickets to the show. Follow us on Twitter and you could be the lucky winne…


Atacama Desert timelapse



Film Club

Film club: Tan lejos como aquí

A young woman recalls the story transmitted to her by her great-grandmother and attempts to retrace the steps that unfold in the story for her younger sister.

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