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Chile has said it will host the next meeting between the Colombian government and the country's last major rebel army. The announcement comes as Ecuador suspended its role as a mediator in the 14-month-old peace talks. Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno blamed ongoing violence by the ... Colombia
A CHILEAN believed to be the world's oldest man has died aged 121 - leaving behind no living relatives. ... Chile's government, however, recognised his age, which would have made him nine years old than the current official oldest living man, 112-year-old Masazo Nonaka of Japan. He would also ...
As in other Latin American countries in recent years, Chile's new government represented a swing to the right. In the region ... The OECD stated in 2018, "The gap between the wealthiest 10% and the poorest 10% in Chilean society is 65% higher than the OECD average." We now turn to a few of ... Democracy
Jose Miguel Burgos, the head of Chile's fishing and aquaculture regulatory body, Sernapesca, has resigned at government's request for reasons that haven't been disclosed, Mundo Acuicola reported. Burgos, a veteran of the agency and veterinarian, confirmed the government's decision in a press release.

In just three years, Chile's domestic silver mine supply fell 10 million oz (Moz) from 50.1 Moz in 2014 to 40.4 Moz last year. Interestingly ... However, over the past few years, the World Silver Survey's silver production figures for several countries were higher than the data put out by the government sources.
The Chief Executive Officer of Chilean state copper company Codelco, Nelson Pizarro, confirmed rumours this weekend that he would stay on at the company's ... Chile's new government has pledged to overturn a dictatorship-era law that forces Codelco to transfers 10% of its export sales to the military.
Chile is pushing power companies to phase out coal plants following a government announcement earlier this year that the country wouldn't build coal-fired power plants unless they were equipped with carbon capture and storage (CCS). The decision, part of a wider national plan to transition to cleaner ...
Officials said the BrahMos Company is now registered with the government of Chile which will help in future sales in case negotiations culminate on a positive note. There is tremendous opportunity for Indian defence companies to participate in the modernisation of Chilean armed forces. Chiefs of the ...
Researchers have analyzed the DNA of this mummified specimen from Atacama region of Chile. (Bhattacharya S et al. ... According to the government agency Chilean National Monuments Council, the skeleton may have been illegally exhumed and smuggled out of the country. An investigation into the ...
As Carl Zimmer reports in the New York Times, the Chilean National Monuments Council, a government agency, has launched an investigation into the incident, saying the mummy's remains may have been acquired through grave robbing and illegal smuggling out of the country. Many of Chile's scientists ...
The Chilean National Monuments Council, a government agency, said in an email Tuesday that it had initiated an inquiry into whether the little girl's remains were illegally exhumed in 2003 and smuggled out of the country. The council has turned over its records to the Public Ministry of Chile in response to ...
They actually were clandestine ex-revolutionaries from Chile who had been on the run for more than 20 years — a lethal duo who, Chilean authorities say, ... garnered global headlines and was dubbed Vuelo de Justicia, or Flight of Justice, by militants — was a humiliation for Chile's still-fragile government.
China is Chile's main trade partner, and around 80 percent of Chile's exports to China come in the form of mining products such as copper ore. Chinese firms are rumored to be interested in buying 32 percent of Chile's largest private lithium company, SQM. However, the Chilean government is planning to ...
Cochrane pointed out that the previous restrictions on Chilean lithium exploitation and export has, until now, hindered wide-scale investment by the mining industry. This has allowed Lithium Chile to amass the largest landholding of lithium exploration properties outside of the Chilean government, and the ...
1 hour ago. Far-Right Ministers in Chile's New Government Placed in Sensitive Positions. Chile's newly inaugurated president Sebastian Pinera attempts to move the country to the right, but faces important constraints from social movements that vow to resist his government, explains Prof. Rene Rojas ...

This law has been used to target activists, particularly the Mapuche, Chile's Indigenous population of about 1.5 million people. The likely revamping of this law has worrisome implications for the Mapuche. Amnesty International's 2017-18 report accused the Chilean government of abusing the Anti-Terror ...
Albemarle Corporation said Tuesday that as expected, it has received approval from Chile's Economic Development Agency for an increase in the company's lithium quota. Albemarle may increase its lithium production in Chile to as much as 145,000 metric tons of lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE) ...
During her latest four-year term, the government transformed Chile's electricity grid, weaning a nation poor in fossil fuels of its dependence on ... after the Chilean election last year, Mr. Trump expressed surprise when the president-elect pointed out that the United States had a trade surplus with Chile.
Water sources, pipelines and tanks suffered significant damage; government programmes supported their repair. As of early September 2017, irrigation systems had not yet been completely restored. Forestry jobs were highly affected. Chilean Red Cross (ChRC) assessments confirmed that the Cash ...
The new government in Chile has indicated that gay marriage is not among its priorities. Last August, President Michelle Bachelet introduced a bill to legalize gay marriage. Chile has recognized civil unions since 2015. However, Bachelet's four-year term as President ends this month, and the bill has not ...
Yet nearly 105,000 flocked here in the last year — the equivalent of 1 percent of Haiti's population — according to Chile's border police. And hundreds continue to arrive daily, fearful that they may no longer be welcomed when a new Chilean government takes office on March 11. The exodus is being driven ...
Will Chile's new government give the world's leading lithium producer a boost? FMC Corp. ... It should still receive a boost from the new government, just more indirectly. ... Lithium Americas (NYSE:LAC), which just listed on the NYSE, is working with the Chilean miner on a 50,000 MT per year project in.
“The Chilean government has really positioned itself as a global leader in ocean protection and conservation,” says Emily Owen, an officer with Pew Bertarelli Ocean Legacy Project, which has worked for over six years to help make these protected waters a reality. With the new parks, more than 40 percent ...
Chile's example can help reverse the sad fact that not a single country has successfully brought down obesity rates in the last three decades. JOHANNA RALSTON, LONDON. The writer is chief executive of the World Obesity Federation. To the Editor: Kudos to the Chilean government for taking the lead in ...
Although the Chilean government now owns and operates the parkland, Tompkins Conservation will continue to be involved. Spokane resident Denise Attwood traveled to Chile earlier this year with Nancy Schaub. Attwood, who has run a nonprofit working in Nepal for decades, said the scale and grandeur ...
Chile's example can help reverse the sad fact that not a single country has successfully brought down obesity rates in the last three decades. JOHANNA RALSTON, LONDON. The writer is chief executive of the World Obesity Federation. To the Editor: Kudos to the Chilean government for taking the lead in ...
The person responsible for their miraculous escape was Pablo Neruda, who, at the age of 34, was already considered Chile's greatest poet. ... An unrelenting nativist campaign by right-wing parties and their media, sensing a chance to attack the president's Popular Front government, painted the ...
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the 2010 rescue of 33 miners from a collapsed mine in the Atacama region of northern Chile. ... agrees to sell the now-closed San Jose mine to pay the miners and reimburse the Chilean government for the cost of rescue efforts, in addition to paying the company's other debts.
Months before, Tompkins Conservation, an umbrella group of conservation initiatives the couple directed, proposed a deal to the Chilean government: It would donate more than 1 million acres of their preserved and restored territory to Chile if the government committed additional lands and designated ...
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the 2010 rescue of 33 miners from a collapsed mine in the Atacama region of northern Chile. ... agrees to sell the now-closed San Jose mine to pay the miners and reimburse the Chilean government for the cost of rescue efforts, in addition to paying the company's other debts.
For Magma Partners, a privately-owned VC focused on fintech, the decision to set up shop in Chile was a no-brainer — especially for Lustig, who gained a lot of insight on the region when he ran a tech company in the country, which was backed by Chilean government initiative Startup Chile. One area ...
Months before, Tompkins Conservation, an umbrella group of conservation initiatives the couple directed, proposed a deal to the Chilean government: It would donate more than one million acres of their preserved and restored territory to Chile if the government committed additional lands and designated ...
Chile's government has also played a part by supporting the distribution and promotion of national wine products in China, he acknowledged. "The government has promoted ambassadors who have supported distribution and helped to place Chilean wine in the position it is today in china," said ...
SANTIAGO, Chile — They killed Tony the Tiger. They did away with Cheetos' Chester Cheetah. They banned Kinder Surprise, the chocolate eggs with a hidden toy. The Chilean government, facing skyrocketing rates of obesity, is waging war on unhealthy foods with a phalanx of marketing restrictions, ...
“Chile is still a developing country, with a large history of development and resource exploitation — in most cases overexploitation,” said Chilean President Michelle Bachelet in a statement. “If Chile ... Kristine McDivitt Tomkins has given a millions acres to the Chile government to convert into national park.
Our organization, Tompkins Conservation, has donated roughly one million acres of privately assembled conservation land to Chile for national parks. Also included were lodging, campground and dining facilities, and trails, bridges and roads. In accepting the gift, the Chilean government is creating five ...
Although the Chilean government now owns and operates the parkland, Tompkins Conservation will continue to be involved. Spokane resident Denise Attwood traveled to Chile earlier this year with Nancy Schaub. Attwood, who has run a nonprofit working in Nepal for decades, said the scale and grandeur ...
The bill, which now proceeds to Chile's Senate, would allow anyone over 18 to change his or her name and sex on government records through a standard procedure, without any medical or psychiatric requirements. In a unique feature of the Chilean legislative process, the bill as a whole was approved ...
Instead, it was nationalization by the Allende government that brought about the town's demise. In 1977, after six years of state ownership, the National Copper Corporation of Chile began to move families out of Sewell. And then they began to destroy the town. Thankfully, the Chilean government realized ...
During his seven-day trip Chile and Peru Francis personally apologized to survivors of priests who sexually abused them, traveled deep into the Amazon to meet with indigenous leaders, decried the scourge of corruption and violence against women in Latin America and urged the Chilean government and ...
As ecstatic crowds in Peru greeted Pope Francis on the penultimate day of his weeklong visit to South America, the church hierarchy sought to deal with continued fallout from his controversial remarks stemming from an infamous clerical sex-abuse case in Chile. The pope said in Chile that victims in that ...
TORONTO — The Chilean government has ordered Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX) to permanently close all surface facilities at its troubled Pascua-Lama project high in the Andes. The government had suspended the massive project that straddles the Chile-Argentina border in 2013 over concerns of ...
While in Chile, Francis asked forgiveness for abuses by some priests and met with survivors. He also met with members of the indigenous Mapuche community in the south, urging them to eschew political violence and calling on the Chilean government to engage its native peoples better. The northern city ...
Pope Francis, arriving in Chile to begin a three-day visit, opened his trip by asking for forgiveness over a local priest-abuse scandal that has left the ... Chile where he will address the struggle of the Mapuche people — an indigenous group — to recuperate ancestral land from the Chilean government." ...
Less than a month before the end of the legislative period, the Chilean government was preparing to pass a bill in the Senate to establish free higher education as public ... The government hopes that the initiative will be approved and promulgated before the end of the administration of Michelle Bachelet.
SANTIAGO, Chile — Chile's outgoing president, Michelle Bachelet, criticized the World Bank on Saturday after an economist said that her country's poor showing in an influential survey of global business conditions may actually have reflected a political bias against her left-leaning government. The outcry ...
The pope's presence in Chile already faces challenges regarding sexual abuse by members of the Catholic Church, the Mapuche struggle for land and ... According to the organization BishopAccountability.org, the Chilean government allows Catholic Church leaders to act with "impunity" and the church ...
Chile Government Guarantees Pope's Safety Despite Church Attacks ... SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Pope Francis will not be at risk during his trip to Chile this week, despite a series of attacks at Catholic churches in the capital city of Santiago, Interior Minister Mario Fernandez said on local radio station BioBio ...


 

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