Should the U.S. help low-income households afford water service, as it does with heating and groceries? Chile does. An economist explains how it works there and how it could work here.
Three decades after the Chilean people toppled the notorious Pinochet regime, a new standard bearer for the far right is leading the polls.
This hardy desert plant lives in the hostile Atacama Desert in Chile by sucking moisture out of passing fog. As water resources become ever more scarce, humans could follow suit.
In Latin America, common citizens have often donned outlandish outfits and comic book-inspired personas to lead demonstrations and promote social change.
Elisa Loncon has pledged to prioritise indigenous and women’s rights as part of the constitutional reform.
Deep ocean trenches are home to extraordinary biodiversity waiting to be discovered.
If the new U.S. administration can show that it’s taking action to address widespread grievances, it should be able to move forward from this period of sustained mass protest.
Chile made a strong case for price reductions, cut deals with multiple providers and participated in trials for early access.
Guano helped humans farm the world’s driest desert, new research finds.
On October 25, Chilean citizens overwhelmingly voted to replace the country’s dictator-era constitution. This is an opportunity to look at the process of drafting basic laws around the world.
For 200 years, a small number of countries have exploited the marine wildlife of Antarctica, often with devastating impact on their populations.
After a year of unrest Chileans voted decisively on Oct. 25 to replace their constitution, a relic of the military dictator Pinochet. Civilians, half of them women, will write the new constitution.
On Oct. 25 Chile will decide whether to replace its dictatorship-era constitution with a new one written wholly by the Chilean people. The vote shows how protests can change the course of a nation.
Latin America now has about 6 million COVID-19 cases – 30% of the global total. But some cities have fared much worse than others, largely due to the quality of government and community responses.
Latin American history shows that sending out troops to quell unrest is a perilous move even in strong democracies. Usually, protesters die. Sometimes, the end result is authoritarianism rule.
There are many more ways to elect a president than the US method – and several alternatives beyond the popular vote.
Ferdinand Magellan coined the fantasy-inspired term “Patagonians” to describe the indigenous peoples he met. It gave rise to the region’s name.
Labour can use networks to create public pressure to protect workers’ rights.
As Chile's central mountain region warms, guanacos are wandering into trouble.
Negro Matapacos became famous in Chile in 2011 for joining student protests. His image has now popped up around the world.