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July 7, 2020

The Society hosted a webinar entitled:

'The Twin Challenges Facing Chile: Covid-19 and Social Unrest'​ our guest speaker was Prof Andrés Velasco, Dean of the School of Public Policy at LSE and was moderated by Dr Peter West.  It was our second virtual event and was a gr...

June 14, 2020

Thank you for joining us for our first virtual event on Thursday 11th June when we showed a Chilean cooking demonstration with Matias Arteaga Cocinero. At the beginning we had some technical issues for which we apologize but we think at the end we all enjoyed the event...

May 22, 2020

9.5 Magnitude - May 22, 1960 near Valdivia, Chile

"The Great Chilean Earthquake"

The world's largest earthquake with an instrumentally documented magnitude occurred on May 22, 1960 near Valdivia, in southern Chile. It was assigned a magnitude of 9.5 by the United States...

May 21, 2020

Every 21st of May the Chilean Navy commemorates the legendary bravery of Captain Arturo Prat and the crew of the Esmeralda at the Battle of Iquique in 1879 and England pays its annual tribute at the grave of Admiral Thomas Cochrane, the 10th Earl of Dundonald and wreat...

May 21, 2020

Many people around the world are spending their time daydreaming about travel since most destinations are not currently open to visitors. Chile is inviting you to get to know the beautiful places and the extreme adventures that are waiting for you in this country when...

May 1, 2020

The delayed  2020 AGM of the Anglo Chilean Society took place 'virtually' at 5pm on the 29th April.


The Chairman was delighted that so many had been able to join us for the meeting.  In fact  some members were able to join who live outside London who would not normally...

April 27, 2020

With travel restrictions in place worldwide, we’ve launched a new series — The World Through a Lens — in which photojournalists transport you, virtually, to some of our planet’s most beautiful and intriguing places. This week, Benjamin Lowy shares a collection of photo...

March 24, 2020

by Barinia Montoya on 20 March 2020 | Translated by Theo Bradford

Mongabay Latam joined an expedition to the Francisco Coloane Marine Park near the southern tip of Chile, where the humpback whale population has risen dramatically — from 40 individuals in 2003 to 190 in...

February 11, 2020

Former Vice-President Anglo Chilean Society.

1928-2020

For those members who are not already aware it is with great sadness that we can report the death of our Vice - President Lord Montgomery. He was a great friend and supporter of our Society having spent some time wor...

January 31, 2020

The premium pisco tasting was attended by 75 members and guests. The event held at St Peter's Church in Belgravia aimed to inform the society of the latest developments in both the Chilean and Peruvian premium Pisco markets.  In the Chairman's opening remarks, Alasdair...

January 13, 2020

Comparative tasting wins, top scores from wine critics, and French distribution models, have ensured that ‘Chile has entered the club of world class wines’, according to Eduardo Chadwick, president of Viña Errázuriz.

Addressing a group of 30 Masters of Wine on a tour of...

December 12, 2019

SANTIAGO – Volunteers joined together to plant 15,000 trees on Renca Hill, Santiago, on Dec. 6.  The activity was part of the environmental awareness initiative #6D, which created a global chain of action against climate change. Talking about the event, Chile’s Nationa...

October 28, 2019

Chilean guitarist Emmanuel Sowicz gave a sparkling recital on Saturday evening at the London Guitar Festival at Kings Place Hall. He included the world premiere of a piece entitled "Chilean Fantasy on Traditional English Melodies", which the Alan Macdonald Endowment of...

October 27, 2019

A blue plaque has been commissioned to remember the forgotten Robledo brothers, who are the first South Americans to play professional football in Britain.

George and Ted moved to Barnsley in 1932 and became integral members of the Newcastle United team which won 2 succ...

October 21, 2019

SANTIAGO – Chilean doctor Veronique Thouvenot made the “BBC 100 Women 2019” list, published Oct. 16. Thouvenot, who works in new technologies to help pregnant women, takes her place on the list of “inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2019.”

The Chi...

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