By Cristina Arreola | 12/10/2013 - 17:30
Spanish actor Antonio Banderas recently spoke about his upcoming film The 33 and how it has caused him to reflect on life and humanity.
The movie will document the Chilean mining accident of 2010. For nearly two months, 33 miners were trapped in the San Jose Mine. The mineshaft where the men were stuck is about 622 meters (or 2,039 feet) deep.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/25/2013 - 14:30
A recent Gallup poll revealed that for the first time, Americans are in suppport of legalizing marijuana in the United States. Over the past several years, countries throughout Latin America have passed laws in favor of the cannabis plant. Take a look:
By Cristina Arreola | 09/18/2013 - 09:32
The Boss paid a beautiful tribute to a Latino folk musician and political activist at a concert in Chile last Thursday.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/08/2013 - 14:50
Chile is known for being one of Latin America's most socially-conservative countries. So when the case of a pregnant 11-year-old girl arose, it set off a national debate about abortion.
By Samantha Leal | 07/01/2013 - 12:41
Good news, Game of Thrones fans! They've found and cast Prince Oberyn Martell, known as The Red Viper. The lucky actor? None other than Chilean actor Pedro Pascal, who has previously been seen on CBS' The Good Wife, ABC's Red Widow and USA's Graceland.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/26/2013 - 11:26
A 21-year-old woman from San Felipe, Chile is selling her virginity to the highest bidder and intends to use the money to pay for higher education.
The woman who goes simply by the name of “Tamara” posted the offer on Aconcagua VIP, a Chilean escort site, claiming she needed the money to pay off her university debt.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/05/2013 - 10:40
Big news for Chile. The South American country has been accepted into the U.S. Visa Waiver program, Fox News Latino reports. To date, it is the only Latin American country that is part of the program.
During a press conference this week, Chilean President Sebastián Piñera spoke about the country being included in a program that includes about 30 countries.
By Amaris Castillo | 05/20/2013 - 13:44
Antonio Banderas has been cast in The 33, a film about the Chilean miners.
Deadline reports that the Spanish actor is set to play Mario Sepúlveda, who became the public face of the 33 miners, who were trapped underground for a total of 69 days.
By Sugey Palomares | 04/26/2013 - 10:49
After months of investigation, Chilean police arrested four members of a sect for burning a 3-year-old baby alive because the leader believed the child was the antichrist. The toddler was thrown into a bonfire during a ritual in the town of Colliguay last November.
By Kamren Curiel | 04/25/2013 - 12:36
A Chilean transgender man is making headlines after being the first recorded male in Chile's history to give birth. Known as "Matias," he represents a rare instance in which a transgender man in Chile was able to keep his female genitalia, though he is legally male.
“We know that our case is a milestone, a precedent,” said Matías, who chose to keep his identity secret while talking to Chilean television station Mega about his pregnancy. “Along the way we discovered legal loopholes... but the entire thing has been so normal.”