Chilean Artist in the UK: Karin Momberg

In Chile people who like to travel or wander the earth, who are curious enough about other parts of the world that they are rarely at home for long, are sometimes affectionately called 'patiperros' (like the dogs roaming the streets). There are over 500…

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…

Piñera has not had the Presidency he dreamed of…

Washington political analyst Patricio Zamorano reflects on a turbulent term for the Chilean President.

2011 poetry competition archived rules

El concurso de poesia ha finalizado.  Gracias por por todos los participantes.  Los ganadores seran notificados via email antes del 31 de Octubre.  Para celebrar la poesía contemporánea en Chile, se complace en anunciar la apertura de la competición…

Madonna threatens to cancel show in Chile

Recently, on her South America tour 2012, Madonna recently threatened to cancel her only show in Chile. The singer told the gathering crowd in Santiago that she would stop the show if people would not stop smoking. In a video posted by the celebrity gos…

Chilean Photography Competition 2013

  CONCURSO FOTOGRÁFICO  2013   Pais: CHILE.   Participantes:  Chilenos o extranjeros. Para extranjeros las fotografías deben ser de Chile.   Tema: Abierto.   Reglas del Concurso:   Las fotografías deben ser originales y propias.   El format…

The unique language of Chile

By Marcela de Vivo It is often remarked upon how the English spoken by Americans isn’t really “English,” but within the small area of the United Kingdom—or even just England—a diverse range of accents and slang can make one person almost unintelligible…

The two 9/11s: Chile and the United States

The coup of 1973 and the attacks of 2001 were very different in character. But the contrast in the responses of Chile and America to their respective national traumas is instructive, says Patricio Navia. By Patricio Navia For two countries, Chile and…

Chile 1973: Facing the past

ABC Australia documentary on the torture inflicted by members of the Pinochet dictatorship.

The fate of HidroAysen hangs in the balance for 60 days

A committee of ministers from Chile's new centre-left government have ruled that a decision will be made on whether the controversial HidroAysen hydroelectric power project will go ahead or not within 60 days.