Since 1974, when the law was changed under Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship, Chile has been one of seven countries in the world that do not allow abortion under any circumstances. After democracy was re-introduced in 1990, there were several attempts to decriminalize abortion, but all of them, including a promise from president Michelle Bachelet to legalize it in case of rape or mortal danger to the woman, were unsuccessful.
Embracing its cultural history as former home to artists Tracey Emin and JMW Turner, the Kentish seaside town of Margate has, in recent years, been busy establishing itself as an artistic hub, an influx of young creatives and artisans exponentially growing an increasingly lauded arts scene.
by Julie Ann Aelbrecht. Originally published on 2014/11/15 In preparation for a stronger Banking and monetary union, the European Central Bank preformed so-called "stress-tests" with its Single Supervisory Mechanism. The ECB published the results of their thorough year-long examination of the resilience and positions of the 130 largest banks in the euro area last week.
Alerts about an oil slick off the coast of Queensland by a Fisherman on Friday morning sparked searches in the air and on water by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority on Saturday. They confirmed that small patches of oily water were seen in the waters south of Townsville.