Venezuela says it foiled ‘coup’ plot involving U.S., Colombia and Chile

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Venezuelan Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez speaks during a press conference at the Miraflores Palace in Caracas Wednesday. Venezuela’s socialist government said Wednesday it has derailed an attempted coup, claiming the United States, Colombia and Chile colluded in a plot by … Read More

Chile Declares State of Catastrophe Due to Wildfires

Santiago de Chile, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Chilean President Sebastián Piñera declared on Tuesday a ”State of Constitutional Exception” in the southern regions of La Araucanía, Biobío and Los Ríos, as a result of the forest fires that devastate those … Read More

‘Catholic Church Fosters Culture Of Abuse, Cover Up’: The Pope

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Pope Francis said that to overcome the culture of abuse requires a unified effort by both church and congregation. | Photo: Reuters “It’s shameful, I must say, that we didn’t know how to listen or respond in time,” Pope Francis … Read More

All Chilean bishops quit after Pope Francis accuses them of destroying evidence of sex crimes against children

Such behaviour has been the hallmark of the clerical sex abuse crisis worldwide, with bishops and religious superiors shuttling abusers around from parish to parish or dioceses. Thirty-four Chilean bishops have resigned over a child sex abuse scandal within the … Read More

Earthquake hits Argentina and Chile – Pacific Ring of Fire on alert amid fear for big one

AN EARTHQUAKE in Argentina has rattled millions in the country as well as in neighbouring Chile, putting the Pacific Ring of Fire on alert. Argentina was hit by a 5.1 earthquake this afternoon. Chile was also rattled by the quake, … Read More