Several countries are standing out in certain sectors, a high proportion of the region’s energy mix comes from renewables, and… Read more Latin America: leading the way on renewables?
Global Peace Index 2014 survey reveals continued high scores for Uruguay, Chile, and Costa Rica; improvements for Argentina, Bolivia, and… Read more Global Peace Index 2014 – the state of peace and conflict in Latin America
The controversial HidroAysén hydroelectric project, proposed for southern Chile’s Patagonia, has been stalled by the government to the delight of… Read more HidroAysén: Chronicle of an environmental victory foretold in Chile
Glacier Republic now has 100,000 citizens, and has succeeded in getting a cross-party parliamentary group to formally ask President Bachelet… Read more Glacier Republic reaches 100,000 citizens and makes headway in parliament
Glacier Republic opens embassies in dozens of countries, sends a special delegation to new Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, and continues… Read more Glacier Republic heats up in Chile
Despite economic success, Chile’s outgoing President Sebastián Piñera failed to build a winning electoral coalition among the centre-right, clearing the… Read more Chile: It’s the politics, stupid!
Greenpeace have used a legal loophole regarding Chile’s glaciers to claim them as their own, declaring a new ‘Glacier Republic’… Read more Birth of an Ice Nation: Greenpeace declares the Glacier Republic in Chile
One of the more interesting sub-plots of Chile’s recent legislative elections is the success of former student leaders who have… Read more Chile: Student politicians graduate from the streets to government
Result in San Bernardo casts shadow over Chile’s “binominal” system after PRO candidate Marisela Santibañez is excluded from election despite… Read more Chile elections: archaic voting system plays tricks on voters’ choice
Moderate stance on the role of capitalism in Chilean society and economy is needed, instead of market fundamentalism or anti-capitalist… Read more Chile elections: Former finance minister Velasco speaks out on capitalism and its impact on Chilean society