An ally of Chile‘s president sparked outrage on Monday when he said violations of human rights were necessary in order to restore peace to the country, as police used tear gas and water cannon to disperse protesters in the capital. The demonstrations, which have been going on for more than a[…]
Mysterious “fireball”-like objects spotted blazing through the sky over Chile were not meteors, government scientists say, in a finding sure to enthuse UFO buffs the world over. Residents of Dalcahue, a port city on the southern island of Chiloé, took to social media last week with reports of the unidentified[…]
Residents picked through the rubble of destroyed buildings in central Chile on Thursday after a magnitude 8.3 earthquake killed eight people and sent powerful waves barreling into coastal areas, forcing more than 1 million people from their homes. Violent aftershocks continued shaking the South American country on Thursday morning and[…]
A magnitude 8.3 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Wednesday, killing at least five people and slamming powerful waves into coastal towns. More than a million people were forced from their homes as the government ordered the evacuation of coastal areas, anxious to avoid a repeat of a[…]
Chilean authorities have said they fear a new crater could be opened up on the Calbuco volcano – potentially triggering a violent new eruption. A day after Calbuco erupted for the first time in more than 50 years on Wednesday night – and then subsequently erupted again several hours later[…]
Southern Chile’s Calbuco volcano has erupted for the second time in a day, after being dormant for about half a century. The first eruption on Wednesday sent a thick plume of ash and smoke several kilometres into the sky, local television images showed. More than 5,000 people have been evacuated[…]
This article is the first in a series focusing on Muslim minorities around the world. There are few places and communities in the world where Islam has yet to permeate; a sure sign of the growing influence of the religion at a time where global perceptions of Muslims are at[…]
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