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Special 50 years of the coup: the Minister of Cultures assures that “the commemoration allows us to think of tomorrow’s Chile”

The Minister of Cultures, Julieta Brodsky, underlined that the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the military coup and the overthrow of the constitutional government of President Salvador Allende are an occasion to think about tomorrow’s Chile. The Secretary of State made the statements in the framework of an interview with The meterwhere he also …

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Why the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria were so deadly and devastating

But also his attention was relatively shallow, only about 18 kilometers inland. This causes it to affect the surface much more and, therefore, implies greater damage to structures and buildings. “Of the deadliest earthquakes in any given year, in the last 10 years there has only been two of an equivalent magnitude (to that of …

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“Todo Por Chile”: PPD, PR and DC register before the Servel pact for the elections of the Constitutional Council

The Party for Democracy (PPD), the Christian Democrats (DC) and the Radical Party (PR), arrived this Monday at the Electoral Service (Servel) to register their electoral pact, ahead of the election of constitutional advisers . The alliance was born after the two souls of the government (Socialismo Democrático and Apruebo Dignidad) decided to form revolts …

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President Boric receives a “Ten Tanker” plane to fight forest fires: it launches 36,000 liters of retardant in four seconds

From the international airport of Carriel Sur, in the municipality of Talcahuano, President Gabriel Boric took stock of the fires that hit the area and caused 26 deaths and thousands of homeless. With the plane named “Ten Tanker” playing in the background, the President denounced the damage caused by the flames and announced urgent aid …

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Facebook may go to trial in Kenya over labor rights lawsuit

A Kenyan court ruled today that Meta, the parent company of social network Facebook, can stand trial in the country after a former content moderator employed by outsourced company Samasource Kenya EPZ (Sama) sued both companies for exploitative and malicious conduct of working conditions. “My conclusion is that the second and third defendants should not …

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Congreso Futuro premiered a documentary about a floating laboratory that toured the Chilean coast

“Exploring the invisible life of the ocean” is the documentary recently presented at the Future Congress, the largest science dissemination platform in Latin America, and which recounts the work of CEODOS Chile, the Chilean part of the Microbiomes Mission which built the scientific schooner Tare. The ship collected samples of the microbiome and microplastics present …

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More than 300 dead from the powerful earthquake in Turkey and Syria

Southeastern Turkey was shaken in the early hours of this Monday (02.06.2023) by a strong earthquake measuring 7.8 degrees, which was felt in numerous cities and neighboring towns, Turkish local authorities said, reporting initially 76 dead. . In neighboring Syria, 237 deaths are preliminarily reported. A series of earthquakes that rocked southeastern Turkey and neighboring …

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Ecologist Óscar Acevedo warns of the great loss of biodiversity due to fires: “it is a unique ecosystem in the world”

Óscar Acevedo Valdivia, ecologist and environmentalist, professor at the School of Veterinary Medicine of the U. Mayor, warned of the losses and damages of “a unique ecosystem in the world, called the Mediterranean maquis and temperate forests of central Chile”, as part of the summer fires. The week before Christmas there was a great loss …

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President Boric for the forest fires: “Reconstruction will be a structural axis for our government”

President Gabriel Borico He referred this Sunday afternoon to the forest fires affecting the country. Da Purén, from La Araucanía Region, expressed that the reconstruction “will be an axis” of the government. “I want you to know that the reconstruction will be a structural axis for our government and that the work will extend to …

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