The “old fogeys” of Chilean politics must go, says Isabel Allende — a stance that is true to form for the novelist.
Creating colorful pictures of surreal human faces, marine animals or even huge owls, hundreds of graffiti artists have turned the Chilean port of Valparaiso into a gigantic open-air art gallery. Elias Street is typical of Valparaiso with its narrow sidewalks winding up and down Cerro Alegre hill, itself a tourist attraction. There are many little […]
In 2017, one million acres of land in Chile’s forests were ravished by wildfires. Previously teeming with flora, the damaged areas were left without trees and other plants. Restoring the burnt forests is no small feat, but there are people who have made it their personal mission to help in whatever way they can. One […]
Warning: May contain spoilers. The Colony or Colonia was another full-length film entry during the German Film Week 2016 which was based on true events during the 1973 Chilean military coup, and whose story focuses on Colonia Dignidad — a notorious German cult headed by Paul Schäfer in South Chile. READ: German Film Week at […]