Tag Archives: Reuters
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.
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.
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.
Travel guide of “must-sees” in the Chilean capital for visitors who can only stay for the weekend.
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.
Regional analysis of mining safety in light of mining accidents in Colombia, Chile and Venezuela during summer 2010. Role: Reported for the Chilean angle.
Color story on upcoming steps in the Chilean miner-rescue saga, with quotes from Chilean submarine commander and former NASA astronaut. Role: Contributed writing, reporting, editing.
Basic outline of coming days for the 33 miners found alive but trapped half a mile underground after a cave-in, written in question-and-answer format.
Final wrapup piece after higher-than-expected second-quarter growth data from Chile’s central bank was released earlier in the morning–updates with comments from Chilean Finance Minister Felipe Larrain, who warned of government intervention on the sharply-appreciating peso in order to keep the … Continue reading
Coverage of proposed gay marriage bill in Chile in context of recently passed gay marriage law in neighboring Argentina, as well as the hostile political environment in Chile at the time.