Santiago de Chile: a Flickr Portrait

Santiago: a Flickr Portrait.

Chile Plans Mass Transit Cable System

An estimated seven thousand people would be able to use the transport system upon it’s completion in 2018, at a cost of $76 million.

Chile Seeks Justice for Criminals Hiding in Cuba

On April 1st, 1991, Jaime Guzmán was shot at the exit of Catholic University where he was a professor. Guzmán was responsible for founding the Independent Democratic Union Party (UDI) in Chile, and he provided a voice of stability during the dictatorship of Pinochet, including a large role in drafting the Chilean constitution. He would…

Google Adds Street Views of Chile

Launched on May 25, 2007 with images of select cities in the United States, Google began adding interactive 360° street views to its online map service. On September 25, 2012, Google finally added high quality street level images of Chile to their map service. So far, street view images can be seen of Valparaíso, Viña…

6.7 Shakes Santiago

Just before Midnight on Monday, Chile was shaken by an earthquake which would be paralyzing to many regions in the world. In August of 2011, a 5.8 registered just outside of Virginia in the Unites States forced office closures, and evacuations in the nation’s capital. With an epicenter just 260 from the largest city in…

Santiago’s Superstructure Skyscraper

In early 2011, the Gran Torre Santiago became the tallest building in South America. Planned to reach a height of 980ft (300m), the building struggled through stalled construction during the global economic downturn from 2008–2009. Only a few blocks away, the Titanium La Portada previously held the title of the tallest building in Chile at…