Esteban Medel

Chilean couple ready to tie the knot after same-sex marriage approval

Dec 08 2021

SANTIAGO Chileans Javier Silva and Jaime Nazar, a couple for six years, have long wanted a wedding to complete their family and give them full legal status as parents, but conservative rules in the South American nation stymied the two men's plans. | Video

Vaccinated Chileans shout and dance for study to see if the show can go on for concerts

Aug 27 2021

SANTIAGO Vaccinated Chileans on Thursday night attended the first of a series of concerts that will be studied in a clinical trial to see if mass events like concerts can safely resume without spreading COVID.

Chile's record-breaking drought makes climate change 'very easy' to see

Aug 10 2021

SANTIAGO A punishing, decade-long drought in Chile has gone from bad to worse due to a scorching July, a month which typically brings midwinter weather showering the capital Santiago in rain and snow.

Tiger kills woman working at Chilean safari park

Aug 06 2021

SANTIAGO A young woman working at a Chilean safari park died on Friday after a tiger attacked her, police said.

Captive breeding employed to rescue Chile's national animal, a shy deer

Aug 14 2019

SANTIAGO Scientists seeking to increase the dwindling population of Chile's national animal, the shy Huemul deer, have released their first captive-bred pair into the wild in a pivotal step in the drive to save the endangered species from extinction.

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