Leaders from Chile, Colombia, Peru and Mexico gathered Wednesday for a Pacific Alliance trade summit.
Representatives from the four Pacific Alliance nations — Chile, Colombia, Peru and Mexico — met in Santiago de Cali, Colombia, Thursday to discuss initiatives to strengthen ties within the trading bloc.Commerce, technology, social development and the future participation of other countries were all on the agenda in the seventh meeting of the alliance.
Negotiations break down between Chilean airline and Argentine company Intercargo.
More than 100 LAN flights have been disrupted this week as a result of an ongoing dispute between the airline and Intercargo, the company owned by the Argentine state that operates various maintenance services in the country’s airports.
Felipe Bulnes Serrano, Chilean lawyer and current ambassador to the United States to lead Chile’s legal team for maritime case with Bolivia.
Chile named current ambassador to the United States, Felipe Bulnes Serrano, as head of its legal team to meet Bolivia at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and resolve its historic maritime dispute in which its landlocked neighbor is demanding access to the Pacific Ocean.
Peruvian police discover Ramón Castillo hanged from the ceiling of an abandoned house. Evidence suggests Castillo had an accomplice while in Peru.
Peruvian police found the body of fugitive cult leader Ramón Castillo in an abandoned house on the outskirts of Cusco on Wednesday afternoon. Locals believe the house, frequented by drug addicts and prostitutes, to be haunted.
Millionaire businessman and president-elect of Paraguay, Horacio Cartes, may strengthen relations with Chile.
After only four years in politics, Horacio Cartes became Paraguay’s elected president April 22. Cartes, like Chile’s President Sebastián Piñera, is a successful businessman who studied abroad and entered conservative politics later in life. Cartes was not enrolled to vote until 2008.
South American union calls for Venezuelan citizens to respect the outcome of elections after disputed results.
Despite accusations of electoral fraud and post-election violence that left at least seven dead, dozens injured and more than 100 arrested, Venezuela’s new president has the support of the Union of South American Nations (Unasur).
The Bolivian government seeks to amend an agreement with the Organization of American States to prepare for legal action against Chile at The Hague.
Bolivia retracted its reservations to a fundamental peace treaty at the Organization of American States (OAS) on Wednesday, a step that will allow the Bolivian government to bring a centuries-old maritime case against Chile to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) this month.