Several Consular Offices (COs) will resume operations beginning May 4 (Monday), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced.
Almost a million people took to the streets of Santiago for what was believed to be Chile's largest-ever march on Friday, demanding economic reforms and the resignation of President Sebastian Pinera following a week of deadly protests.
Demonstrators clashed with police on the streets of the Venezuelan capital Tuesday, spurred by opposition leader Juan Guaido's call on the military to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro -- who said he had defeated an attempted coup.
Despite a strong Catholic tradition, Chile is witnessing a growing rift between the people and the church, sharpened by a string of sexual abuse scandals that until recently had been ignored by the pope.
Pope Francis admitted Monday he was frightened by the prospect of an accidental nuclear apocalypse, as he began a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru to bolster a local Catholic Church riven by sex abuse scandals.
Senators Grace Poe and Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. increased their leads over their rivals in the presidential and vice presidential surveys following the filing of the certificates of candidacy at the Commission on Elections last Oct.…