Tag Archives: Latin America

Chilean lawmakers join indigenous hunger strike

Continued coverage of indigenous Mapuche hunger strike, which had gone on for nearly two months before the leftist lawmakers joined in solidarity with the protesters, who seek revision of Chile’s anti-terrorist law, which was established under the Pinochet dictatorship. Advertisements

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SONDEO: Precios consumidor habrían subido 0,2 pct en agosto

Shared byline for the Spanish language preview of consumer price data for August, as predicted by a pool of economists.

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SONDEO: Economía de Chile habría crecido 6,5 pct en julio

Shared byline on the Spanish language preview of economic growth data for July, as predicted by a pool of economists.

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Hold off on booze, NASA urges trapped Chile miners

Color piece and update on the trapped Chilean miners, and the medical and structural advice coming from NASA, which sent a panel of doctors down to Chile to help guide the rescue effort.

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Miner saga boosts Chile’s Pinera, may help royalty bill

Brief analysis of the positive effect the successful miner rescue had on Chilean President Sebastian Pinera’s approval rating, and the likelihood that this change would help the right-wing leader push his mining royalty bill through the opposition-controlled congress.

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Travel Postcard: 48 Hours in Santiago, Chile

Travel guide of “must-sees” in the Chilean capital for visitors who can only stay for the weekend.

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Preview: Chile industry output, jobless rate seen rising

Sounding of local and international financial analysts to get an informed prediction of jobs and output data ahead of the Central Bank’s release later that week.

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