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A giant snail sculpture as part of the giant animal figures scattered around the Chilean capital of Santiago Chile (Chile). Oct. 25, 2018.

These sculptures made from recycled plastic materials help carry a message about the importance of protecting native wildlife and forests. 

Dr. Ignacio Sánchez: ‘We need bridges between universities'

 05/21/2018 - 14:49
Dr. Ignacio Sánchez, physician and president of one of the top universities in Latin America, received his honorary degree from Drexel College of Medicine at the school’s commencement ceremony at the Kimmel Center in Center City Philadelphia. Photo: Samantha Laub / AL DÍA News

During a visit to AL DÍA on May 17, Chilean university president and scholar Dr. Ignacio Sánchez discussed international student exchange, the women’s movement in Chile, and more before receiving an honorary degree from Drexel University College of Medicine at their commencement ceremony the following day.  


El Papa pide perdón por los abusos sexuales de los curas en Chile, pero no evita las críticas

 01/17/2018 - 03:44
El Papa pide perdón por los abusos sexuales de los curas en Chile, pero oficia misa junto a un obispo cuestionado. Foto: EFE/Luca Zennaro

 El Pontífice  argentino dijo sentir “dolor y vergüenza” por los actos de pederastia cometidos por la iglesia chilena, pero su inacción durante los últimos años ha manchado la imagen del Vaticano en el país latinoamericano.