The development of Chilean commerce

Chile is an excellent example of how well-structured commercial and trade agreements have a positive economic impact on a country. For example, in 2008, commercial trade totaled USD127 billion, of which USD70 billion corresponded to exportation.  More than 90% of this trade was the result of international agreements. In contrast, in 2000, before Chile had […]


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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