Chilean and foreign singers, including Shakira, Juanes and Michael Bublé, recorded a new version of the song of this Chilean artist with the aim of raising funds to assist in the reconstruction effort after the earthquake that affected the country.
In 2008 Chilean institutions gave the green light to a study seeking to prove the antibacterial properties of copper on surfaces with significant clinical use. Positive results have prompted people to think of new applications for copper, including the public transportation sector and schools.
The writer, one of the most widely read in Chile, is –together with Pablo Neruda and Vicente Huidobro– part of the greatest literary trilogy in Chile. This fact is highlighted in the prologue written by Argentine author Elvio Gandolfo.