10,000 bees join the protest of beekeepers in Chile and sting the police

10,000 bees join the protest of beekeepers in Chile and sting the police

Four beekeepers were arrested after to protest in front of the presidential palace of chili in Santiago on Monday, according to local officials, with seven cops stung during the demonstrations. Honey production has been affected by a prolonged drought in Chile that has withered food sources for bees, such as flowers and crops. While drought … Read more

Foreign Minister of Chile tests positive for COVID-19 while in the US

Foreign Minister of Chile tests positive for COVID-19 while in the US

The Foreign Minister of Chile, Andrés Allamand, was infected with covid-19 in the middle of the December holidays on his recent trip to the United States, as reported by the Chilean government this Tuesday. “The Secretary of State is without symptoms, complying with current health regulations,” detailed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. While the foreign … Read more

Lucía Hiriart, widow of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, dies at 99

Lucía Hiriart, widow of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, dies at 99

She had been hospitalized several times for respiratory problems. Lucia Hiriart, widow of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, died this Thursday at the age of 99, confirmed the local site Meganoticias . The wife of the late de facto president had been admitted to the Santiago Military Hospital in August for a respiratory complication, a health problem that … Read more

Red alert: National Emergency Office Chile – Two homes damaged by forest fire in Vicuña

Red alert: National Emergency Office Chile – Two homes damaged by forest fire in Vicuña

The type of incident, called “Chapilca”, shows erratic behavior and rapid progress, developing close to inhabited sectors. This Monday, the National Emergency Office (Onemi) decreed a red alert for the Vicuña commune as a result of a forest fire that develops in the area. According to information from National Forest Corporation, it is the fire called “Chapilca“, which consumes a preliminary area of ​​0.5 hectares … Read more