Sebastian Piñera became Chile’s president last year as the nation faced a crisis in the aftermath of an 8.8-magntitude earthquake. Less than two years later, as the rescue of the 33 miners that brought Piñera worldwide fame and... Read Article
In 2000, Ollanta Humala led an unsuccessful military rebellion against Peru’s then-President Alberto Fujimori. Six years later, the left-wing nationalist entered the political realm, losing to Alan Garcia in the presidential runoff.
This month marked 200 years since Chile achieved its Independence from Spain. Long before independence, however, even centuries before the first Spanish conquistadors led by Pedro de Valdivia made their claim to what is now Chile, this country... Read Article