· June, 2014

Stories about Chile from June, 2014

Confessions of an Ex-Football Fan in Chile

  26 June 2014

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

  23 June 2014

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

  23 June 2014

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...

Chilean Football Fan Got Mixed Up and Missed His Team's First Match

  16 June 2014

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...

Pre Historic Remains Found in Chile

  5 June 2014

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...