Stories about Chile from June, 2014
Confessions of an Ex-Football Fan in Chile
On the blog section of Chilean newspaper El Mercurio, Gustavo Santander writes that he doesn't like football, even though he ends up watching the matches with his friends and sharing stories so much that someone told him once: “you know a lot for someone who doesn't like football.” He explains there...
The Inca Road Is a New World Heritage Site
For the first time in the 40 years of World Heritage convention, six countries united to submit a joint application to designate a cultural site as world heritage. Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru requested that the Incan Road be included as a cultural heritage site. The announcement was made in...
Chile Will Build the Biggest Telescope on Earth
In Fotones Valley at Cerro Armazones in the Atacama desert, Chile, the construction for what will become the largest optical telescope in the world, with a diameter of 39 meters, are underway. In 2010, the European Southern Observatory Board chose that location in the Chilean desert for the future E-ELT.2. It will be...
Chile Sends Spain Packing in Stunning World Cup Defeat
In a duel of the "Reds", Chile defeated the defending world champion Spain, knocking the latter out of the World Cup.
Celebrations Take Over Chile Following its Historic Triumph Over Spain
Chileans all over the country celebrated their victory over Spain in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. From Arica to Antarctica, we've compiled photos from Twitter of the celebrations.
Chilean Football Fan Got Mixed Up and Missed His Team's First Match
A Chilean football fan who wanted to cheer his national team on at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil missed his team's first game with Australia because he mixed up the cities Curitiba and Cuiabá. During an interview with a reporter in Curitiba, the distracted fan said he was happy...
Australia's Socceroos Proud in Defeat to Chile at #WorldCup2014
Despite the Socceroos' 1-3 defeat to Chile in the FIFA World Cup, Australians have expressed their pride in the team.
Pre Historic Remains Found in Chile
They spent millions of years hidden, until 21st century, when a group of paleontologists discovered the remains of 46 ichthyosaur at Torres del Paine National Park [es], in southern Chile: #Adictos_a_lo_Jordan Descubren en Chile cementerio de ictiosaurios: El proyecto comenzó con la … http://t.co/KDvFkJPADB [ #Luispokel ] — POoiint BeeSa...
Hackers Are on the Money Trail
Saturday June 7 is ”The Money Trail ”regional hack day organized by Hacks/Hackers to track the flow of public funds throughout Latin America.