Gulf Times - Chile
Amir sends cable of congratulations to President of Chile

Amir sends cable of congratulations to President of Chile

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani sent today cables of congratulations to President of the Republic of Chile Dr Sebastian Pinera on the anniversary of his country's Independence Day.

Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 strikes northern Chile

Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 strikes northern Chile

An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 struck near the coast of Northern Chile.

China's CanSino in talks for Covid vaccine Phase III trial overseas

China's CanSino in talks for Covid vaccine Phase III trial overseas

Chinese vaccine developer CanSino Biologics is in talks with Russia, Brazil, Chile and Saudi Arabia to launch a Phase III trial of its experimental Covid-19 vaccine, its co-founder said on Saturday.

Chile and Peru close borders, Latam grounds flights over pandemic

Chile and Peru close borders, Latam grounds flights over pandemic

Chile and Peru announced a total closure of their borders on Monday while Latin America's largest airline said it was reducing operations by 70 percent as the region scrambled to stem the rapidly-spreading coronavirus pandemic.

Chileans march against police repression of social unrest

Chileans march against police repression of social unrest

Hundreds of Chileans rallied Saturday night to protest what they call police repression during three months of the worst social unrest

Chile military plane disappears with 38 aboard: Air Force

Chile military plane disappears with 38 aboard: Air Force

A Chilean military plane with 38 people aboard ‘lost radio communication’ Monday after taking off from the south of the country for a base in Antarctica, Chile's Air Force said.

Chile extends state of emergency as protest death toll hits seven

Chile extends state of emergency as protest death toll hits seven

Chile is "at war", President Sebastian Pinera said Sunday, as the country reels from three days of violent demonstrations and looting that have left seven dead and almost 1,500 detained

Chile president declares state of emergency after violent protests

Chile president declares state of emergency after violent protests

Chile's president declared a state of emergency in Santiago Friday night and gave the military responsibility for security after a day of violent protests over an increase in the price of metro tickets.

Brazil announces South American meeting on Amazon, takes Chile's help

Brazil announces South American meeting on Amazon, takes Chile's help

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that South American countries would meet to determine a common policy in defense of the Amazon rainforest,

Drought wipes popular Chilean lake from the map

Drought wipes popular Chilean lake from the map

The cows and horses would have come for the last blades of grass. Now their bones are scattered on the cracked earth, victims of drought that wiped Santiago's weekend playground Lake Aculeo from the map.

Two dead from heart attacks as strong quake jolts Chile

Two dead from heart attacks as strong quake jolts Chile

A strong 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit north-central Chile on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, with police reporting the deaths of two people from heart attacks.

Next UN climate conference to be held in Chile

Next UN climate conference to be held in Chile

The next UN climate conference is to take place in Chile and is set for either December 2019 or January 2020, according to the South American nation's Environment Ministry.