Tag: Chile

  • One In Four Countries Beset By Civil Strife As Global Unrest Soars

    January 16: A quarter of all countries experienced a dramatic surge in civil unrest last year in a worrying trend that is likely to continue into 2020, researchers have found. […]

  • Dockworkers At Forefront of Protests in Chile

    December 03:The Dockworkers Union of Chile (UPC) has been at the forefront of the protests against president Sebastián Piñera since the unrest began on October 18. The dockers’ union has […]

  • Chile’s National Dockworkers Union Begins 48-Hour Strike Monday-Tuesday

    November 25: Further to precious reports of widespread strikes impacting Chile, “The Chilean Dockworkers Union announced on Friday that its members would strike on Monday and Tuesday, paralysing ports up […]

  • Dockworker Strikes Hit Chile’s Ports as Civil Unrest Continues

    November 18: Chile’s dockers have joined the widespread protests sweeping the South American nation, disrupting commerce at multiple ports up and down its coastline. Protesters representing a broad range of […]

  • Port Strikes Impact Ports Nationwide in Ecuador Amid Protests of State of Emergency

    October 22: In the face of an ongoing state of emergency imposed by Chilean President Sebastián Piñera, members of the Dockworkers’ Union of Chile (UPC – Unión Portuaria De Chile) […]

  • US Navy heads South

    U.S. Navy ships train with Western Hemisphere partners Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Hendricks MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) – In support of U.S. Southern Command’s (USSOUTHCOM) Enduring Promise Initiative, the […]

  • Catching the smugglers

    “We have many common maritime challenges.” CNO Pledges to Build Partnerships in the Americas Amid Drug Battle By Gina Harkins The Navy‘s top officer met with maritime leaders from across the […]

  • Counterpiracy patrols: China out, Chile in

    Chile to join EUNAVFOR. Counterpiracy patrols: China out, Chile in Stephen Spark As China announced it would be suspending its anti-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden, the Chilean Ministry […]

  • Bolivia takes sea dispute to court

    Landlocked Bolivia has filed a lawsuit against neighboring Chile at the International Court of Justice in The Hague to reclaim it’s access to the Pacific Ocean coastline. Bolivia takes Chile sea dispute […]

  • Peru and Chile: a very fishy spat

    It’s all about patriotism. Well, and a bit of fishing. On Monday, Peru and Chile started their oral arguments before the International Court of Justice in The Hague concerning a […]