Our view as we approach O'Hare. Photo by Jeff Kelly Lowenstein We're in the air from Toronto to Chicago. We've left Santiago, site of fulfilled d...
This year's presidential election in Chile marks not only the return to leftist policies, but also stands as a powerful symbol of reflection on the 17-year dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet.
The situation in Chile with regard to LGBTQ youth presents somewhat of a paradox: it has the highest rate of bullying and youth suicide in Latin America yet is one of the only countries taking action to achieve broad-based, systemic social change.
With further pressures likely to build over the period ahead -- as economic growth has slowed, commodity prices have softened, and external funding costs are bound to rise -- now is the right time to rethink fiscal policies across the region.
"It's important not to be married to anyone in politics," Claudio Contreras declared, the mid-afternoon sun glinting off his aviator sunglasses an...
Some 415 miles off the coast of Chile, accessible in 2½ hours by small plane, or in 2½ days by monthly supply ship, lies the island generally recognized as the source of Daniel Defoe's famous novel, even if he transposed it to the Caribbean and mightily changed its topography.
Pamela Betancur's face still fills with light when she starts to recount the dream that drove her in 1999 to borrow money from her friends and cou...
What happens when you have two equally gorgeous parks in one of the most picturesque places on the globe, but can only choose one?
Imagine that you're in Santiago, Chile in 1973.
With the holiday season under way and Christmas and the New Year just around the corner, December is the perfect time to dust off your passport and celebrate in style.
When faced with challenging issues, we all know that a good way to compile a selection of possible solutions is to look around and see how others have...
Countries must put in place necessary reforms to safeguard the progress achieved to date and continue addressing the region's longer-term challenges, notably slow productivity growth, poverty and high inequality.
That paradox echoes around the globe: While governments may spend heavily on high-tech intelligence and security programs, most are still struggling to update the unwieldy IT systems that run almost everything else.
Brazil edged to a 2-1 victory over Chile in a closely contested friendly in Tuesday's friendly in Toronto.
If you haven't seen a real mummy (a.k.a. a body whose skeleton and skin have been preserved) since you were on a school trip, this is a good time to get reacquainted. So come with us on a crash course of the world's most "magnificent" corpses.
My destination: Chaitén Volcano in Northern Patagonia, Chile. My purpose: researching the setting for my next novel. I stayed in Chaitén four days, even though the town remained evacuated and the volcano was still on Red Alert.