Archive for Chile

Questions Arise After Lawsuit by Chilean President Challenges Freedom of the Press

by Alana Gale photo “The President of Chile, Verónica Michelle Bachelet Jeria” by Alex Proimos 3rd June 2016. Santiago, Chile. This Tuesday, President Bachelet filed a defamation lawsuit against the magazine Que Pasa. She said what [...]

Drought Continuous in Chile, Heat Increases

By Alana Gale photo “Embalse” by Christian Córdova under Creative Commons License 27 May 2016. Santiago, Chile. Last week we wrote an article focusing on how El Niño controls weather patterns in Chile. This week, we [...]

Journalism Internships in Santigo, Chile

At Southern Pacific Review we welcome interns to write news and do reporting about events in Chile.  This is an unpaid position. It fills school requirements for an internship abroad and helps college graduates who are [...]

The State of Indians in Chile and the Americas

by Walker Rowe Map From The Language Gulper. Thumbnail graphic from Famous Crying Indian Commercial in the 1970’s. I am in a unique perspective to reflect upon the condition of the Indian here in Chile and all [...]

Who is to Blame for the Red Tide in Chile?

By Walker Rowe People dream of going to Patagonia to fly fish for salmon and trout in the cobalt blue streams ringed by snow-capped mountains and steaming volcanoes. This area of glaciers and fjords is a [...]

Red Tide Strikes Chile, Again

by Alana Gale  photo “Pescados” by Tomás J. Sepúlveda 13 May 2016. Santiago, Chile. Over the past week, the red tide has dominated the news in Chile. The Biggest Red Tide in History A red tide, [...]

Surge in Daytime Robberies in Santiago Malls

by Alana Gale Photo “Police” by RL GNZLZ under Creative Commons License 6 May 2016. Santiago, Chile. Over the last six months, there have been frequent reports of jewelry store robberies in broad daylight in malls around Chile. [...]

Because Prices are Sky High, Chile Opens Public Pharmacies

by Alana Gale photo “New glasses” by Alba García Aguado, 28 April 2016. Santiago, Chile. In October, El Mostrador reported that three big companies control 90% of the pharmaceutical market: Salcobrand, Cruz Verde, and Farmarcias Ahumadas.  These companies [...]

Chile Changing Education System

by Alana Gale photo “University Life 134” by Francisco Osorio. 22 March 2016. Santiago, Chile. A report presented last Thursday by The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) described the educational situation in Chile as “alarming”, [...]

First it was Uber, Now Chilean Hotels Battle with Airbnb

15 April 2016. Santiago, Chile. First it was’s Uber’s turn. Now another California tech firm, AirBnB, has incurred the wrath of traditional Chilean business. The past couple of weeks have seen traditional taxis take their complaints with Uber [...]