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Chile Collahuasi miners down tools for 24 hours after worker dies
Workers at Chile's Collahuasi mine, one of the world's largest copper deposits, called a 24-hour work stoppage on Saturday after one of their colleagues died, possibly from infection. Morning-shift workers scheduled to head up to the mine, perched 4,440 meters above sea level in the rugged northern Andean region of Tarapaca, decided to down their tools after they heard about the death, the union ...(7/26/2014 1:16:44 PM)
UN urges Chile to allow abortion in some cases
The UN Human Rights Committee asked Chile Thursday to make exceptions to its ban on abortion in cases of rape, incest and the health of the mother. Chile is one of the few countries in the world that prohibits abortions for any reason. In a periodic report on Chile, the committee said it "should establish exceptions to the general prohibition of abortion, contemplating therapeutic abortion and ...(7/24/2014 3:34:14 PM)
Research and Markets: Chile Oil and Gas Markets 2014 - Trends, Market Opportunities and Outlook to 2025
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Chile Oil Gas Trends, Market Opportunities and Outlook to(7/24/2014 12:17:00 PM)
Chile's Collahuasi copper mine restarts operations after stoppage
Chile's massive Collahuasi copper mine has resumed operations following a temporary work stoppage, the company said on Saturday. Workers at Collahuasi, one of the world's largest copper mines, had called for the temporary work stoppage after one of their colleagues died, possibly from infection. "Operations are normal following this morning's delay, which was due to the company's decision to ...(7/26/2014 4:21:30 PM)
Try the 'world's hottest chile' at Clay Oven
Nothing says "satisfying comfort food" quite like 1.2 million Scoville units (that's the heat of 400 jalapeno peppers combined), right? No? Well, according to chef Geeta Bansal at Clay Oven in Irvine, this kind of heat is definitely on the menu. She's serving a dish featuring the Trinidad...(7/25/2014 11:35:44 AM)
Greenpeace stages Chile protest over Shell-Lego deal
Greenpeace activists protested Thursday outside a Lego store in Chile, condemning a deal between the toy company and oil giant Shell that the environmental group says is "polluting kids' imaginations." Dressed up as Lego figures and carrying a banner reading "Lego: Don't let Shell play with the Arctic," activists condemned the Anglo-Dutch oil company's exploration activities in the Arctic and ...(7/24/2014 5:54:38 PM)
Vatican defrocks 2 Chilean priests for sex abuse
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The Vatican has defrocked two Chilean priests for committing sex abuse against adults and at least one underage minor.(7/25/2014 1:42:40 PM)
Chile eyes use of U.S. shale gas in early 2016, ENAP says
Chile's state oil company ENAP said on Tuesday it would start using U.S. shale gas during the first half of 2016 via an ongoing supply contract with Britain's BG Group Plc. Energy Minister Maximo Pacheco was quoted by local media last week as saying that ENAP had signed a long-term deal with Centrica-owned British Gas, Britain's largest energy supplier, to import shale gas from the United States ...(7/15/2014 1:10:28 PM)
Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura Opens in Chile
Hyatt Hotels Corporation and HPV S.A. today announced the opening of Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura in the city of Santiago, Chile. The opening marks the second Hyatt-bran(7/15/2014 9:30:00 AM)
Chile Becomes Third Latin American Nation to Resume Rate Cuts
Chile became the third Latin American nation in two months to resume interest rate cuts after inflation slowed and the economy grew at the slowest pace in four years.(7/15/2014 6:14:13 PM)
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