Chile opens five new Centers of Excellence

A host of research in nanoscience and photonics on such everyday items as plastic containers, CD readers, and other devices is quietly underway in Chile, a country that has placed much emphasis on the importance of on science and technology.


Coquimbo: Pirate legends and nightlife

Just 12 kilometers away from La Serena, this port city still whispers the stories of corsairs wreaking havoc throughout the region in the 16th and 17th centuries, including Sir Francis Drake himself. Coquimbo certainly has a tale to tell.

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