Latest Chile News

Chile meets controversy in remaking the role of first lady

Jun. 22, 2022 18:38 PM EDT

SANTIAGO (AP) — Chile’s new left-leaning government is doing away with the office of the first lady in an effort to transform a role that both the president and his partner have characterized as archaic. The first lady will now be known as the “sociocultural coordinator of the...

Fishing feud at end of the world split US and UK over Russia

Jun. 22, 2022 11:21 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — It's one of the world's highest-fetching wild-caught fish, sold for $32 a pound at Whole Foods and served up as meaty fillets on the menus of upscale eateries across the U.S. But Russia's obstruction of longstanding conservation efforts, resulting in a unilateral...

Fishing feud at end of the world split US and UK over Russia

Jun. 22, 2022 11:27 AM EDT

Miami (AP) — It’s one of the world’s highest-fetching wild-caught fish, sold for $32 a pound at Whole Foods and served up as meaty fillets on the menus of upscale eateries across the U.S. But Russia’s obstruction of longstanding conservation efforts, resulting in a...

US-expelled Haitians fuel charter business to Latin America

Jun. 14, 2022 11:52 AM EDT

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — With jokes, upbeat Caribbean music and vacation scenes of sun-kissed beaches and palm trees, Haitian influencers on YouTube and TikTok advertise charter flights to South America. But they are not targeting tourists. Instead, they are touts for...

Charter business thrives as US-expelled Haitians flee Haiti

Jun. 14, 2022 10:08 AM EDT

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — With jokes, upbeat Caribbean music and vacation scenes of sun-kissed beaches and palm trees, Haitian influencers on YouTube and TikTok advertise charter flights to South America. But they are not targeting tourists. Instead, they are touts for...

Bachelet won't seek 2nd term as UN human rights chief

Jun. 13, 2022 11:12 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said she will not seek a new four-year term, citing a desire to return to her native Chile after a tenure that has been recently overshadowed by criticism of her response to China’s treatment of Uyghurs and other Muslim...

Ecuador keeps World Cup spot as FIFA rejects Chile complaint

Jun. 10, 2022 11:34 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Ecuador kept its place at the World Cup on Friday when a FIFA legal ruling rejected a complaint by Chile about an alleged ineligible player. FIFA said its disciplinary committee closed the proceedings in the claim that Ecuador defender Byron Castillo, who played in...

Ecuador keeps World Cup place as FIFA rejects Chile complaint about alleged ineligible player

Jun. 10, 2022 10:35 AM EDT
ZURICH (AP) — Ecuador keeps World Cup place as FIFA rejects Chile complaint about alleged ineligible player.

Biden scrambles to avoid Americas Summit flop in Los Angeles

Jun. 05, 2022 13:32 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When leaders gather this week in Los Angeles at the Summit of the Americas, the focus is likely to veer from common policy changes — migration, climate change and galloping inflation — and instead shift to something Hollywood thrives on: the drama of the red carpet. ...

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Jun. 01, 2022 15:49 PM EDT

Minneapolis Star Tribune. May 28, 2022. Editorial: Yes, use facts in BWCA debate Rep. Pete Stauber should follow his own advice about not letting unsupported opinions on mining get in the way. Our continuing call to stop a copper mine from opening on...