Chile’s First Lady and the Solidarity and Social Investment Fund (FOSIS) inaugurate the first organic garden in the nationwide schools’ competition
100 organic gardens will be set up in city schools thanks to the “Vive Tu Huerto” (Grow your Organic Garden) competition so that pupils can learn about healthy lifestyles through direct contact with nature. [...]Seguir leyendo »
Cecilia Morel celebrates Artisans’ Day with the next generation of traditional craftsmen and women from all over Chile
In the newly renovated Fundación Artesanías de Chile space at the Pueblito de Los Domínicos (Santiago’s leading crafts fair), 17 traditional craftsmen and women from across Chile exhibited highly valuable pieces created by their artisan [...]Seguir leyendo »
Minister Schmidt launches campaign to encourage Chilean adults to complete their secondary education
In Chile, there are nearly 5.2 million people over the age of 18 who have not completed high school. That figure represents 42.9% of the adult population.Seguir leyendo »
The Education Ministry has launched an awareness campaign – [...]
Minister De Vicente: “We should take advantage of the business opportunities presented by Chile’s development in the area of astronomy”
Chile currently has contracts for approximately US$6 million in medium-technology products and services. That number could triple if national industry takes advantage of this opportunity.
The Economy, Development and Tourism Minister, Félix De Vicente, and Acting [...]Seguir leyendo »
After four months of voting in a competition to choose the 8th Wonder of the World, Torres del Paine has been crowned the winner. In a televised ceremony today in Los Angeles in the United [...]Seguir leyendo »
The Minister highlighted the 0.8 percentage point reduction in 12 months, with a significant decline in female unemployment.Seguir leyendo »
The Minister of Labor and Social Security, Juan Carlos Jobet, hailed as “very good news” the unemployment figures [...]
The Chilean Economy Minister on Chile’s ranking in the Doing Business report: “In four years we have moved up 19 spots and in 2014 we will be among the top 20 countries”
Chile is ranked 34th worldwide, 21st among OECD economies and number 1 in Latin America. The minister expects the country to be ranked among the top 20 countries globally in the next edition, thanks to [...]Seguir leyendo »
Chilean Treasury Minister Felipe Larraín and OECD Secretary-General sign important tax information exchange agreement
“The message we are sending out is simple: Today there are even fewer places in the world for tax evaders to hide,” said the Treasury Minister.Seguir leyendo »
The Treasury Minister, Felipe Larraín, and the Secretary-General of [...]
The Secretary General of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Ángel Gurría, highlighted the decrease in inequality that has been achieved in Chile through the application of well-directed public policies that have set [...]Seguir leyendo »
The meeting will be held at the La Moneda Palace and will be inaugurated by the Minister Secretary General of the Presidency, Cristián Larroulet, and the OECD Secretary General, Angel Gurría.Seguir leyendo »
This first high-level meeting of [...]
Minister Felipe Larraín and leading economists bring 4th International Meeting “Chile Towards Development” to a close
Summing up, the Treasury Minister highlighted Chile’s economic policy and position at a time of global economic instability.Seguir leyendo »
The Treasury Minister Felipe Larraín and leading economists from prominent universities in the US, brought the IV [...]
Speaking before authorities and industry leaders from Chile and Germany, Minister De Vicente also highlighted the importance of further deepening cooperation with Germany in science, technology and development policies.
The Economy, Development and Tourism Minister, [...]Seguir leyendo »
Chile’s National Tourism Service celebrates World Tourism Day and highlights the importance of innovation
The Tourism Undersecretary, Daniel Pardo, along with the Director of the National Tourism Service (Sernatur), Javier Vergara, emphasized the importance of innovation within the tourism industry during an event to mark World Tourism Day, which [...]Seguir leyendo »
The meeting was part of the preparations for the next ABAC meeting which will be held in Chile next May.
The Treasury Minister, Felipe Larraín, met [...]Seguir leyendo »
Minister Errázuriz and EFE (National Railways Company) ship the first train incorporating the latest technology. It will operate the express service to Rancagua and Nos
The first “X’Trapolis Modular” train, manufactured by Alstom, was shipped today from Bilbao. It will arrive in Chile in November.
Today the first of the trains which will be part of the new rolling stock [...]Seguir leyendo »