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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.

Aspetar delivers 'world-class' medical knowledge to Chilean delegation

Aspetar delivers 'world-class' medical knowledge to Chilean delegation

Aspetar, Qatar’s orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, recently welcomed a medical delegation from Chile for a four-day visit to initiate and verify the integration of world-class medical education and comprehensive training while establishing prominent medical outcomes.

Strong quake in southern Peru leaves two dead, 17 missing

Strong quake in southern Peru leaves two dead, 17 missing

The quake hit offshore at 4:18 am local time at a depth of around 36 km, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. Its epicenter was in the Pacific Ocean 40 km from the town of Acari.

Chile votes in what could be a close presidential run-off

Chile votes in what could be a close presidential run-off

Chilean voters will decide their next president on Sunday in a run-off election whose outcome is far from certain after an unexpectedly strong surge for the left.

Magnitude 6.1 quake hits northern Chile

Magnitude 6.1 quake hits northern Chile

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck northern Chile, 144 km (90 miles) southeast of Calama, at a depth of 188 km, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said on Saturday.

Chile orders coast evacuations after strong quake

Chile orders coast evacuations after strong quake

Thousands of people were evacuated from coastal areas in southern Chile on Sunday following a powerful Christmas Day earthquake that initially triggered a tsunami alert, later eased by officials.

Scans unveil secrets of world's oldest mummies

Scans unveil secrets of world's oldest mummies

The world's oldest mummies have just had an unusual check-up. More than 7,000 years after they were embalmed by the Chinchorro people, an ancient civilization in modern-day Chile and Peru, 15 mummies ...

Qatar Airways to acquire up to 10% of LATAM Airlines

Qatar Airways to acquire up to 10% of LATAM Airlines

Qatar Airways has agreed to acquire up to 10% of LATAM Airlines, in a $613mn deal that requires the consent of existing shareholders at the Chile-based carrier, the two companies said.

Messi retires as Chile stun Argentina in Copa America

Messi retires as Chile stun Argentina in Copa America

Lionel Messi sensationally announced his retirement from international football here Sunday after Argentina crashed to defeat against Chile in the Copa America Centenario final.