Iquique Rocked by M6.7 Earthquake

According to Chile’s Oficina Nacional de Emergencia del Ministerio del Interior (ONEMI), more than 100 thousand Chileans have been evacuated from the coastline as a precaution against a potential tsunami created by the quake.


Bitcoin Pioneer Set to Launch in Chile

California Cantina in Santiago, will become the first restaurant in Chile, and the first nightclub in all of Latin America to accept Bitcoins

Unpopular Populism in Chile

Chile’s former president Michelle Bachelet won in a runoff election this Sunday, afterfailing to obtain a majority of votes in November’s first round. She has now cleared the path to a second term as president of Chile, with 62 percent of the vote, bettering the 37 percent garnered by her childhood playmate, economist, and recent minister of labor and…

Colombia Concedes Political Participation to FARC

On Wednesday, Colombian officials conceded a key topic of negotiation in ongoing peace talks with the nation’s largest Marxist-Leninist revolutionary guerrilla organization, Las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC). They have agreed to allow political participation and eventual integration of FARC into Colombia’s democratic processes. The issue of future political participation has been one of the most…