They are the worst forest fires in the modern history of Chile: 11 people were killed. Meanwhile, international firefighting aircraft have arrived in Chile.
The government has declared a red alert due to a raging fire in the port city. The National Forestry Commission has said that at least 100 hectares (250 acres) were burned as people were evacuated from the area.
Huge bushfires have been burning in Australia for months. But the risk of severe wildfires is increasing everywhere. A look at the link between climate change and this devastating trend.
Brazil has lashed out at international critics who are blaming President Jair Bolsonaro for not doing enough to curb massive Amazon fires. Bolsonaro accused media organizations of trying to undermine his government.
This year, space fans will be treated to two lunar mission, the Apollo 11 anniversary, some lunar and solar eclipses, and brand-new spacecrafts heading for the ISS.
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