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July 10 2015

02:28

Mutations in a single gene underlie vulnerability to two unrelated types of infections

Researchers have identified a new immune system deficiency in which mutations in the gene RORC result in susceptibility to otherwise relatively harmless mycobacteria. A six-year-old Chilean girl with RORC defects had mycobacterial abscesses in her brain and abdomen.

July 09 2015

14:09

Opposition to controversial Chilean bishop continues

The recent appointment of Bishop Juan Barros, who has been accused of covering up sexual abuse, has continued to generate intense opposition among many local clergy and laity in the rural Diocese of Osorno, Chile. "I knew from private conversations with [Chilean] Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello and others of the extent of the Pope's involvement in the decision and Ezzati's own efforts to get him to rescind it," Austen Ivereigh, author of a biography of Pope Francis, wrote in the National Catholic Reporter.

July 08 2015

10:04

Chile takes first steps towards cannabis decriminalization

'The city made a mistake': Illegal immigrant who 'killed woman with rifle stolen from federal agent' appears in court - as Hillary Clinton joins condemnation of San Francisco for releasing him to kill Trust me, 'everything I did was permitted,' storms Hillary as she finally gives a campaign interview and says secret emails are not a problem Han Solo gets his own film! Disney announces spinoff movie for beloved Star Wars rebel hero set to debut in 2018 Professor who left University of Memphis in disgrace over racist tweets is hired by neighboring college - which CELEBRATES her anti-white views Michelle Obama reveals her 'modest' $600k changes to White House State Dining Room - months after her florist quit amid reports of 'infighting' between designers The graphic that shows why BMI is useless: Scientists reveal how radically different body shapes can have the SAME readings Use baking ... (more)

09:00

Fitch Publishes Chilean Telecom Dashboard

CHICAGO & SANTIAGO, Chile -- -- Fitch Ratings has published its Chilean Telecommunication Dashboard. The publication explores key themes affecting the credit profiles of telecom rated issuers.

July 07 2015

20:29

Chile takes step toward cannabis decriminalization

Chile took a step forward in decriminalizing the use of cannabis on Tuesday after the lower house of Congress approved by a wide margin a bill that seeks to change the law in the South American country. A Cannabis plant is pictured at the "Weed the People" event as enthusiasts gather to celebrate the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in Portland, Oregon July 3, 2015.

11:22

International Trophy winner Dry Riesling under A 15 - ViA a Leyda,...

International Trophy winner Dry Riesling under A 15 - ViA a Leyda, Single Vineyard Neblina Riesling, Leyda Valley, San Antonio, Chile 2013 Beautifully made, textbook, scented Riesling, with a lovely nose of pithy lime, green apple and herbs. It's dry, soft, succulent and vital, with juicy citrus and stone fruits underpinned by brisk acidity and complemented by a savoury overtone.

July 06 2015

12:12

Chile's Growing Desert Is Closing In on the Country's Capital

Santiago, a city of 7 million people 1,000 kilometers from the Atacama desert, is experiencing its driest year since 1966. Similar to California's situation with the Sierra Nevadas, little to no snow has fallen in the Andes mountains that supply most of Santiago's water.

July 05 2015

05:09

On his native turf, Pope Frances touches on cherished issues

In this June 7, 2015 photo, tourists take pictures with a life-size cutout poster of Pope Francis after attending Mass celebrating the feast day of Corpus Cristi at the Basilica of the Virgin of Caacupe in Caacupe, Paraguay. On July 11, Francis will celebrate Mass in the square in front of this basilica, in part to accommodate the hundreds of thousands of people expected to attend.

05:09

On his native turf, Pope Frances touches on cherished issues

In this June 7, 2015 photo, tourists take pictures with a life-size cutout poster of Pope Francis after attending Mass celebrating the feast day of Corpus Cristi at the Basilica of the Virgin of Caacupe in Caacupe, Paraguay. On July 11, Francis will celebrate Mass in the square in front of this basilica, in part to accommodate the hundreds of thousands of people expected to attend.

July 04 2015

13:45

Red, White & Blue! Stars Cluster in Festive Cosmic Portrait

A cluster of blue and white stars glows vividly against the red hydrogen gas of their surrounding stellar birthplace in a new cosmic portrait taken at the European Southern Observatory's La Silla Observatory in Chile. Reminiscent of the colors in the American flag, and released just in time for America's Independence Day on July 4 , the image shows open star cluster NGC 2367 and the surrounding hydrogen gas.

July 03 2015

13:40

Transcriptional response of Atlantic salmon families to...

Laboratorio de BioinformA tica y ExpresiA3n GA©nica, Instituto de NutriciA3n y TecnologA a de los Alimentos , Universidad de Chile, El LA bano 5524, Santiago, Chile The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/16/495

05:28

www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2015/jul/02/mummies-moai-make-chile-magical/ -story-block

These 15 moai represent the largest lineup of statues on Easter Island. Known as Ahu Tongariki, they were swept away in a tsunami in 1960 and later reassembled.

01:23

Elgin, Chile partnership continues

The partnership that first formed between Elgin and Chile under tragic circumstances continued to play out this week with a visit by a representative of the Chilean equivalent of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Edgardo Escobar, who works in communications for the Chilean National Office for Emergency, met Thursday morning with Elgin Emergency Management Coordinator Karen Flanagan, and later visited the Elgin Fire Department's Station One, where he gathered informational pamphlets to bring back home.

July 02 2015

20:09

Tata Erices Cromoly X Lenm 2015

Tata Erices is a shredder from Chile and dropped this edit for all to enjoy. He has an array of tricks he's not afraid to use on tech and bigger set-ups.

15:07

Atletico Madrid snaps up Colombia star Jackson Martinez

Colombia's forward Jackson Martinez in action during their 2015 Copa America championship match against Peru, in Temuco, Chile, on June 21, 2015. Porto's highly-rated Colombian striker Jackson Martinez has signed for Atletico Madrid for a transfer fee of 35million euros, the Portuguese club announced late Tuesday.

12:57

La Constitucion De Todos: how Morocco shared code with Chile, via Poplus

La Constitucion De Todos allows citizens to discuss, vote on and propose changes to each article of the constitution online, using code that originates from Morocco's Legislation Lab from GovRight. The launch comes in the context of the new Chilean president announcing that there will be a widespread public consultation on a constitution for the nation.

04:36

Argentina thrash Paraguay to reach Copa America final

Argentina reached the final of the Copa America in emphatic style thrashing Paraguay 6-1 in the semis in Concepcion, Chile. Angel Di Maria scored twice while Marcos Rojo, Javier Pastore Sergio Aguero and Gonzalo Higuain were also on target as the Lionel Messi-inspired Albiceleste progressed to their third final in four competitions.

00:22

LatAm credits move tighter but borrowers hold fire

LatAm credits were inching tighter on Wednesday amid hopes of a positive resolution to Greek debt talks, but borrowers opted to stay on the sidelines until more clarity emerges in Europe. Issuers have largely erred on the side of caution as uncertainty over Greece clouds investor views toward new issuance - at least for now.

July 01 2015

20:12

Shift MX | Without Boundaries | 2016

The streets of Valparaiso, Chile are a long way from Southern California. No matter what you ride or where you ride, the essence of Shift is to have fun and cause a little havoc while doing it.

June 11 2015

03:32

Chile President awarded degree

Chile's President Michelle Bachelet adjusts her hat after being awarded "Doctor Honoris Causa" degree from the University of Leuven, Belgium Chile's President Michelle Bachelet receives the "Doctor Honoris Causa" degree by Rik Torfs , rector of the University of Leuven, Belgium Chile's President Michelle Bachelet arrives at a ceremony before being awarded "Doctor Honoris Causa" degree from the University of Leuven, Belgium Chile's President Michelle Bachelet receives the "Doctor Honoris Causa" degree by Rik Torfs , rector of the University of Leuven, Belgium Demonstrators hold a Chilean flag reading "Former prisoners, we are with you" during a protest on the sidelines of an EU summit with the Community of Latin America and Caribbean states at the European Union headquarters in Brussels

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