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Half of Chileans Still Scratching Heads Over November Presidential Pick, Poll Shows

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Leftist former student leader Gabriel Boric is leading Chile's race for president with just over two months until Election Day...
Tags: Santiago, Chile, Reuters, Gabriel Boric


Google finishes laying a giant undersea internet cable stretching 3,900 miles from New York to the UK and Spain

A buoy at the end of the Grace Hopper subsea cable sits on the beach in Bude, UK. Google Cloud Google finished laying its Grace Hopper subsea internet cable in the UK on Tuesday. The 3,900-mile Grace Hopper cable starts in New York and has landing points in the UK and Spain. The cable is due to ferry up to 350 terabytes of data per second when it comes online, Google said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Google has finished laying its giant Grace Hopper subsea internet cab...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Asia, Europe, UK, New York, News, Cable, Internet, France, US, Trends, Spain, Atlantic, Chile, Argentina


Google finishes laying a giant undersea internet cable stretching 3,300 miles from New York to the UK and Spain

A buoy at the end of the Grace Hopper subsea cable sits on the beach in Bude, UK. Google Cloud Google finished laying its Grace Hopper subsea internet cable in the UK on Tuesday. The 3,300-mile Grace Hopper cable starts in New York and has landing points in the UK and Spain. The cable is due to ferry up to 350 terabytes of data per second when it comes online, Google said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Google has finished laying its giant Grace Hopper subsea internet cab...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Asia, Europe, UK, New York, News, Cable, Internet, France, US, Trends, Spain, Atlantic, Chile, Argentina


Taste Mexico: Sampling centuries of Mexican heritage

“From yellow corn and white corn their flesh was made; from corn dough the arms and legs of man were made,” reads the ancient pre-Hispanic legend written in the sacred Mayan book, the Popol Vuh.The connection between food and cultural heritage couldn’t be stronger. And according to Mexican chef Martha Ortiz, Mexican food is identity. “It’s such a strong gastronomy that it makes us believe why the Popol Vuh said that we’re made of corn,” she says. “And even Mexico’s flag is quite gastronomic, wit...
Tags: Google, Mexico, Russia, Chile, Veracruz, Sinaloa, Martha, Taxco, Russia Russia, Popol Vuh, Arts & Culture, Google Arts Culture, Rufino Tamayo, Google Arts Culture Google Arts Culture, Martha Ortiz, Melchor Ocampo


Inside a £500-a-head Tory donor lunch with Boris Johnson, where the wine was 'rubbish' and he joked about emulating Saudi Arabia's justice system

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers his speech at the CLWCA 2021 lunch Rebeca Riofrio Johnson attended a Conservative Party fundraiser on Sept. 10, the largest since the pandemic began. Insider spoke to an attendee who provided an insight into the PM's behaviour behind closed doors. At one point, he joked about the UK becoming the "Saudi Arabia of penal policy" under Priti Patel. See more stories on Insider's business page. Boris Johnson was, as usual, running late.He had just...
Tags: Politics, UK, London, France, Saudi Arabia, Politico, Trends, NHS, Chile, News UK, Boris Johnson, Westminster, Parliament, Johnson, Conservative Party, Downing Street


Chile overcame the Delta variant. Now it's racing to vaccinate kids

Liliana Silva didn´t see it coming. When her brother traveled from Germany, where he lives, to visit his family in Chile, none of them felt vulnerable. He had completed the 10-day mandatory quarantine in Santiago and shown no symptoms of Covid-19.
Tags: Germany, Cnn, Santiago, Chile, Liliana Silva


Exoplanets with moons may be likelier to host life

A new study suggests that exomoons are common in multistar systems. Thus far, only a few exomoon candidates have been identified. Exoplanets with moons may be likelier to host life than those without moons.Though Earth has only one (very special and precious) moon, the average planet in our solar system has 26 moons . (The range is from zero moons for Mercury and Venus to 82 moons for Saturn.) If the Milky Way has about 100 billion exoplanets, as astrophysicists suppose, then we can expect many...
Tags: Astronomy, Space, Earth, Chile, Innovation, Planets, Jupiter, Venus, University Of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, Georgia Institute of Technology, PDS, Cosmos, Billy Quarles, Siegfried Eggl


American has been building an team of airline partners to fill the gaps in its network, even if it means aligning with budget carriers and startups

American Airlines is expanding its international presence with new airline partners. Mike Blake / Reuters American Airlines is taking on new airline partners to rebuild its global route network. South America is of particular importance as American recently lost its larger partner in the region. In the US, Alaska Airlines and JetBlue Airways help American expand its presence on both coasts. See more stories on Insider's business page. American Airlines is planning to get by with a lit...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Boston, Air Canada, Planes, US, America, Trends, Spain, Chicago, Colombia, Flying, Canada


‘The Life of Fish’ Director Matias Bize Boards Chilean Family Drama ‘The Stolen Kids’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Chile’s Matías Bize, the multi-prized director of “In the Bed,” “The Life of Fish” and “The Memory of Water,” is attached to direct “The Stolen Kids” (“Niños de Contrabando”), a family drama straddling Chile and Europe set up at María Wood Producciones and MegaMedia, the latter part-owned by Discovery Networks Latin America. A true-life inspired […]
Tags: Europe, News, Global, Chile, Markets & Festivals, María Elena Wood, Conecta Fiction, Matias Bize, MegaMedia, María Wood Producciones


South Korea to sign up for Digital Economic Partnership Agreement

NZ, Singapore, and Chile are other - and smaller - current signatories to pact that's hoped to set regional agendas, so this is a fillip South Korea has initiated the process of joining the Digital Economic Partnership Agreement (DEPA), an expanding regional bloc of nations that seek to establish key rules and strengthen cooperation for digital trade.…
Tags: South Korea, Software, Chile, NZ Singapore


Declassified documents show Australia assisted CIA in coup against Chile’s Salvador Allende

Former Liberal PM Billy McMahon approved spy agency request to conduct covert operations in Chile, a move later overturned by Gough WhitlamAustralia’s covert overseas spy agency, the Australian Secret Intelligence Service, opened a base in Santiago to assist in the US Central Intelligence Agency’s destabilisation of the Chilean government ahead of the bloody military coup against Salvador Allende’s socialist government 48 years ago today.Declassified Australian government documents prove that in...
Tags: Law, Australia, US, Australia news, Foreign Policy, Santiago, Chile, Australian politics, Cia, Gough Whitlam, Salvador Allende, Secret Intelligence Service, Langley Virginia, ASIS, US Central Intelligence Agency, Billy McMahon


As CoronaVac trials kick off children talk about their views on Covid-19 vaccinations

Children from the age of six months to 17 years will take part in vaccine trials The post As CoronaVac trials kick off children talk about their views on Covid-19 vaccinations appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, South Africa, Philippines, Malaysia, Chile, Kenya, Vaccinations, Trials, Clinical Research, Top Six, Sinovac Biotech, Coronavirus, COVID-19, South African Health Products Regulatory Authority, CoronaVac, Sahpra


Where to find Colombia vs. Chile on TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Colombia vs. Chile, you’ve come to the right place. With the national teams in the CONMEBOL region continuing their path to qualify for the 2022... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Colombia, Soccer, Chile, Where to find on TV


Telsur: Connection

At Gtd we believe that when there are too many opinions, the best connection is needed. This is how this campaign was born, which continues to invite all those who do not have a good time with their internet to join the most stable connection in Chile. Video of Te sobran opiniones - ...
Tags: Advertising, Chile, Sobran


Strange, Repeating Radio Signal Near Center of Milky Way Has Scientists Stumped

fahrbot-bot shares a report from Live Science: Astronomers have detected a strange, repeating radio signal near the center of the Milky Way, and it's unlike any other energy signature ever studied. According to a new paper accepted for publication in The Astrophysical Journal and posted on the preprint server arXiv, the energy source is extremely finicky, appearing bright in the radio spectrum for weeks at a time and then completely vanishing within a day. This behavior doesn't quite fit the pro...
Tags: Tech, Chile, Chandra X Ray Observatory, Astrophysical Journal, ASKAP, Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory, Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy


Is Los Espookys Season 2 Going To Happen?

Halloween is just around the corner and businesses across the country are rolling out their creepy and cute product lines. With everyone setting the tone for the season of the witch, many are wondering why audiences aren't seeing a release for season 2 of HBO's horror-comedy, "Los Espookys"? In 2019, co-creator Fred Armisen brought one of the most creatively zany shows to the network with an array of comedic talent including Julio Torres and Ana Fabrega. The Mexican show and centers around a gro...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, Chile, Ursula, Fred Armisen, Torres, Julio Torres, Juan Carlos, Tati, SlashFilm, Renaldo, Ana Fabrega, Bernardo Velasco, Los Espookys, Fabrega


Chile: Litigation Dispute Resolution Comparative Guide - Abogabir Miranda

Litigation Dispute Resolution Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Chile, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Tags: News, Chile, Abogabir Miranda


Chile: Employment Law Overview Chile 2021-2022 - L&E Global

The Chilean Labour Statute contains several minimum rights granted to employees that must be honored by employers. Those minimums cannot be waived by employees.
Tags: News, Chile


Chile protest leader reveals he lied about having cancer

Efforts to rewrite constitution rocked after key figure Rodrigo Rojas Vade says on Instagram that he does not have leukaemia Chile’s efforts to rewrite its Pinochet-era constitution have been rocked by the revelation that one of its most prominent members has been lying about his very public battle with cancer.Rodrigo Rojas Vade, 37, admitted that he does not in fact have leukaemia – a major factor in his rise to prominence and eventual political career – after an investigation by La Tercera new...
Tags: Americas, Chile, Augusto Pinochet, Pinochet, La Tercera, Rodrigo Rojas Vade


UK’s Troubles amnesty plan goes further than Pinochet’s, study says

Criticism of move to end prosecutions says it is broader than almost 300 other amnesties around worldThe UK government’s plan to end all Troubles-era prosecutions in Northern Ireland would create an amnesty wider than the one Augusto Pinochet introduced to shield human rights violators in Chile, according to a study.Downing Street’s plan would offer a level of impunity more sweeping than almost 300 other post-conflict amnesties introduced around the world, said the report, published on Tuesday. ...
Tags: Politics, UK, Human Rights, Law, UK News, Chile, Northern Ireland, Northern Irish politics, Augusto Pinochet, Pinochet


Coronavirus live news: Chile approves Sinovac for children six and older; Vietnam jails man who breached quarantine

Chile is first country in Latin America to approve Covid vaccine for children six and older; Vietnam sentences man who passed Covid to at least eight peopleVietnam man jailed for five years for spreading coronavirusUK workers on returning to the officeUK vaccine advisers ‘acted like medical regulators’ over Covid jabs for childrenAustralian PM granted Father’s Day exemptionSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.08am BST Chilean health authorities have approved the use of the Sinovac vaccine for...
Tags: Hong Kong, China, World news, Chile, Vietnam, Latin America, Garcia, Catholic University of Chile, Sinovac, Coronavirus, United States Canada Singapore, Public Health Institute, Heriberto García, Now the Health Ministry


Islander review – change and contradictions on Robinson Crusoe island

Stéphane Goël’s documentary merges the past and present of this small island off the coast of ChileIn an age of overconsumption and technological saturation, many yearn for an abstract “simpler” time in the past. Opening on a vessel bobbing on the ocean waves, Stéphane Goël’s Islander takes us on a journey that transcends both the past and the present, effectively dissecting and uncovering many contradictions and preoccupations dormant under this utopian ideal.At the centre of the documentary is...
Tags: Books, Film, Americas, World news, Culture, Chile, Robinson Crusoe, Daniel Defoe, Mathieu Amalric, Documentary films, Stéphane Goël, Alfred von Rodt, Von Rodt


How a growing body of career women gather to talk and exchange notes over Zoom

Dear readers, This week’s column is a bit different. As you may know, I do a number of different things in addition to writing this column. In fact, some of my “different things” enable me to draw upon a body of information and experience that is helpful in writing the columns. This week I want to share a project my colleague and have been working on since the beginning of the pandemic when we were on lockdown. Here’s the back story: In 1999, Bernice Bratter and I launched a mini movement c...
Tags: Sport, Things To Do, Canada, Soccer, Chile, Southern California, Helen, Rosh Hashana, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF, Top Stories Sun, Helen Dennis, Top Stories Breeze


Where to find Ecuador vs. Chile on TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Ecuador vs. Chile, you’ve come to the right place. With the national teams in the CONMEBOL region continuing their path to qualify for the 2022... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chile, Ecuador, Where to find on TV


The Latest: Washington state vaccine mandate moves forward

By The Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. — Days after suing to block what is believed to be among the nation’s strictest COVID-19 employee vaccine mandates, Washington’s largest state labor union has announced a tentative agreement for Gov. Jay Inslee’s order for state workers. The Northwest News Network reports the Washington Federation of State Employees has negotiated terms for Inslee’s mandate that all 46,000 of its union members be fully vaccinated by October 18 or lose their jobs. The new ag...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Cdc, Washington, Kentucky, France, Germany, Berlin, Uncategorized, Alabama, Eu, Spain, Sport, European Union


The Latest: Kentucky governor calls special session on virus

By The Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. — Democratic Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has announced that he’s calling the state’s Republican-led legislature into a special session to shape pandemic policies as the state struggles with a record surge of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. The return of lawmakers to the state Capitol starts Tuesday and marks a dramatic power shift in coronavirus-related policymaking in the Bluegrass State following a landmark court ruling. Since the pandemic hit Kentuck...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Cdc, Washington, Kentucky, France, Germany, Berlin, Uncategorized, Alabama, Eu, Spain, Sport, European Union


Erik Barmack-Backed ‘Cromosoma 21,’ Made With Chile’s Film N’ Maker, Readies Production (EXCLUSIVE)

Erik Barmack’s Wild Sheep Content, the new L.A.-based company of the former Netflix VP, has boarded “Cromosoma 21,” an original crime mystery series created and directed by Chile’s Matías Venables Brito which adds major twists to a classic murder witness narrative. Executive produced by Nico Martínez Bergen, Barmack and Venables, and shooting in Chile from […]
Tags: News, Global, Chile, Markets & Festivals, Festivals, Venables, Erik Barmack, Netflix VP, Cromosoma, Matías Venables Brito, Nico Martínez Bergen Barmack


10 of the most luxurious stargazing resorts around the world

Connecting with nature doesn’t have to mean long hikes to the mountains, kayaking over rapids, or finding your way through thick jungles. It can also mean relaxing in one of the best stargazing places, under a dark sky. While many luxury resorts around the world are committed to sustainability by meticulous recycling and using ecological products, many are also paying attention to another type of natural resource humans are losing: the ability to admire dark skies and the twinkling stars. In...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Hollywood, Texas, Sweden, Africa, US, Spain, Thailand, Canada, South Africa, Chile, Luxury, Hawaii, Portugal, Nova Scotia


Astronomers Create 'Treasure Map' To Find Proposed Planet Nine

Some scientists believe there is a ninth planet lurking out there in the inky blackness at the edge of the solar system. A new analysis (PDF) supports the notion that there's something out there, and it also narrows the region we need to search if we want to find the contentious Planet Nine. ExtremeTech reports: Astronomers started talking seriously about a ninth planet in 2016 when Caltech's Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin published a study detailing the unusual orbital behavior of Kuiper Bel...
Tags: Tech, Earth, Chile, Mike Brown, Neptune, Caltech, Konstantin Batygin, Brown, Batygin, Neptune Pluto, KBO, Vera Rubin Observatory


Fintech startup Jeeves raises $57M, goes from YC to $500M valuation in one year

Last summer, Jeeves was participating in Y Combinator’s summer batch as a fledgling fintech. This June, the startup emerged from stealth with $31 million in equity and $100 million in debt financing.  Today, the company, which is building an “all-in-one expense management platform” for global startups, is announcing that it has raised a $57 million Series B at a $500 million valuation. That’s up from a valuation of just north of $100 million at the time of Jeeves’ Series A, which closed in ...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, Apps, Y Combinator, Europe, Mexico, Finance, Funding, Startup, Tech, Barcelona, Service, Colombia, Canada, Chile, United Kingdom