South Korean President meets with Kim Jong Un’s sister

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has met with Kim Yo Jong, the influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, seeking to utilise the Olympic détente to further diplomatic relations. The pair met face-to-face for the first time at the opening ceremony, where they shook hands and cheered for Korean athletes marching under a unified…

Volcano Red Alert in Alto Bio-Bio, Chile.

Copahue volcano activity in the Bio Bio Region, has maintained a technical Red Level and has kept the Red Alert for the community of Alto Biobío in place from May 27. The government has issued a precautionary evacuation for a 25 kilometer radius surrounding the Copahue Volcano. Army trucks are already in use to evacuate…

Bachelet announces her candidacy for the presidency of Chile

The place chosen to give the expected announcement was the civic center of the town of  El Bosque, where the former president formalized his presidential pretensions after participating in the opening of the photo exhibition “Portrait of a President 2006-2010” by Andres Ovalle. At the airport, the former Head of  State avoided referring directly to…

Chile: The most powerful telescope

Rises in the desert of Chile at  5000 meters above sea level and will be able to see unknown corners of the universe. After two decades of construction, the largest and most powerful radio telescope in the world officially began operating from the Atacama Desert in Chile, which astronomers now can explore the mysteries of…

The Falklands, our islands, our decision

The islanders decide in a referendum if they still consider the islands a British overseas territory. Falklands are more than 6000 miles from the UK, but are still more British than the British. The referendum on Sunday and Monday asked the 1672 eligible voters say yes or no to the question of whether they want…

UDI Deputies don’t participate in minute of silence in memory of Hugo Chavez

The Chamber of Deputies of Chile have honoured the President of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez. One minute of silence was held during the session on Wednesday, which was not without controversy. Representatives of  UDI (ruling party) were not present in the room during the tribute to the Bolivarian leader. After the moment of silence, the socialist, Fidel…

President Chavez has died

Venezuelan Vice President Nicolás Maduro, in a communicate  on radio and TV from the Military Hospital “Carlos Arvelo” in Caracas (capital), where for two weeks  President Chavez was recovering of  his cancer.   Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez  has died at 16h25 this March 5, 2013 (local time) in Caracas.   <<“El respeto y la paz…

4G LTE in Chile

This 4th March ,fourth generation technology 4G or LTE (Long Term Evolution) will be implemented in Chile, after the proposal of the Department of Telecommunications (Subtel). At the Mobile World Congress (WMC) taking place in Barcelona, Movistar Chile said the plans will be similar to those of 3G. Entel, Movistar,Claro,VTR,Manquehue and Virgin are mobile operators…