Chile hands environmental permit to 600MW solar project

Chile’s Environmental Evaluation Service (SEA) has given environmental approval to a 600MW solar PV project, which requires US$1 billion in investment, project developer Valhalla Energy has confirmed. The project named Cielos de Tarapacá will use


‘Bear Story’ from Chile wins Oscar for animated short at Academy Awards

Animated short “Bear Story” by Gabriel Osorio and Pato Escala “Bear Story,” a beautifully rendered tale of a Papa Bear longing to be reunited with his family, told as a presentation in a mechanical diorama, won the Oscar for a


Copa America Centenario 101 – All you need to know about Copa America Centenario

The brightest stars in world soccer are headed to the US next summer, and they’ll be playing for keeps. The US will host the Copa America Centenario in June 2016, with 10 South American national teams joined by six CONCACAF countries – includ


Solar Racing in Chile Just Got a Bit Brighter

Organizers planned this year’s solar race route to run through the city, giving locals a chance to see solar power in action. Chile will welcome back its annual solar car race this year, the fourth year in a row that the country will host in an


Child prodigy from Chile pursues 2 doctorates from Rutgers

By MINJAE PARK PATERSON, N.J. Patricio Molina was famous before he knew it. When he was 3, he showed up to a TV studio with a pacifier and captivated a national audience, playing the piano with a fluency and poise that belied the sight of a tiny boy


337 whales die in mass stranding on Chilean coast

The coast of southern Chile has become a grave for 337 sei whales that were found beached in what scientists say is one of the biggest whale strandings ever recorded. Biologist Vreni Haussermann told The Associated Press Tuesday that she made the dis