Chile

Coordinates: 30°S 71°W / 30°S 71°W / -30; -71

Chile (/ˈɪli/;Spanish: [ˈtʃile]), officially the Republic of Chile (Spanish:  República de Chile ), is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. It borders Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast, Argentina to the east, and the Drake Passage in the far south. Chilean territory includes the Pacific islands of Juan Fernández, Salas y Gómez, Desventuradas, and Easter Island in Oceania. Chile also claims about 1,250,000 square kilometres (480,000 sq mi) of Antarctica, although all claims are suspended under the Antarctic Treaty.

The arid Atacama Desert in northern Chile contains great mineral wealth, principally copper. The relatively small central area dominates in terms of population and agricultural resources, and is the cultural and political center from which Chile expanded in the late 19th century when it incorporated its northern and southern regions. Southern Chile is rich in forests and grazing lands, and features a string of volcanoes and lakes. The southern coast is a labyrinth of fjords, inlets, canals, twisting peninsulas, and islands.

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Mesa Provisions has vaulted into the ranks of best restaurants in the city

Albuquerque Journal 02 Feb 2023
The roster of dishes is a testament to chef Riley’s creativity and versatility ... The two pieces, hot from the oven and armored with a crisp shell, fell apart easily, providing more surface area for the red chile honey butter smeared on the side of the bowl ... Beneath it was a sauce that was the essence of green chile apple pie....
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Torchy’s Tacos opens in St. Petersburg

Tampa Bay Times 01 Feb 2023
The Austin, Texas-based restaurant first opened in 2006, quickly amassing a large fanbase for their creative taco creations, breakfast tacos and green chile queso ... The menu also includes sides like refried beans, “street” corn, guacamole, green chile queso and salsa....
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Africa’s Largest Photography Library Opens in Accra

Voa News 31 Jan 2023
... diaspora, and creatives. Nneka Chile reports from Accra, Ghana....
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Chile’s president: Science can pave way for ‘happy, optimistic’ future

La Prensa Latina 17 Jan 2023
Chile has a lot to offer the world, and when we think about that phrase we do so in terms of raw materials. liters, copper, production of green hydrogen, but it’s not just energy or raw materials; it’s also knowledge, it’s science, creativity, innovation, imagination,” Boric added....

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Volunteers carry supplies for firefighters near trees burning in Puren, Chile, late Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023. Forest fires are spreading in southern and central Chile, triggering evacuations and the declaration of a state of emergency in some regions.
AP / Matias Delacroix

Death toll in Chile forest fires rises to 23

RTE | 05 Feb 2023
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