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In Chile mother died, Michelle Bachelet and archaeologist ángela Geria

Chilean archeologist and a prominent figure in Chilean political and cultural life, and mother of the current UN high Commissioner for human rights and ex-President Michelle Bachelet Angela Geria died at the age of 93 years.

Reportedly, Geria, died Thursday morning in the hospital of military-air forces of the country.

In Chile, for the first time sent to prison guilty in violation of quarantine

Judiciary of Chile for the first time sentenced to a prison term for the culprit in the violation of the quarantine imposed due to the coronavirus, it follows from the statements of the Prosecutor and radio BioBioChile.

"The prosecution have made a jail term in 61 days for the person who tried may 17 to escape from the police monitoring because of the quarantine, and they do not have permission (being on the street - ed.)", - stated in the message South of the capital prosecution.

In the capital of Chile extended the quarantine

Chilean authorities have decided to extend the quarantine in the capital of the country, imposed because of the spread COVID-19, for another week - until June 12, said the head of Ministry of health of the country Jaime Manalich. The speech was broadcast on Twitter.

"Studies show that movement in the capital region fell by only 30% of the normal level, many people violate the curfew", he said.

Export a flight from Chile to stranded Russians planned on the fifth of June

Export a flight that returned home stuck in Chile, Russians, scheduled for June 5, told RIA Novosti press attache of the Russian Embassy in the country Denis Vinokurov.

"At the moment, a preliminary export schedule a flight from Chile – departure 00.35 5 June," said Vinokurov.