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Chile's 'Children of Silence' seek truth
Nearly four decades have passed, but Cecilia Rojas cries for her son as if she had lost him yesterday.(10/31/2014 4:09:00 AM)
Chile regulator issues more fines in SQM trading scandal
The scandal engulfing Chile's financial industry over illicit trading of shares of companies linked to fertilizer group SQM widened on Thursday, as the regulator announced fresh fines for traders and asset managers. The SVS financial regulator said in a statement that it was issuing fines totaling about $7 million for a series of infractions relating to trading of SQM's A shares in 2011. Those ...(10/30/2014 3:38:46 PM)
Zoo in Chile lets the brave tickle a lion's tummy
Dare ya, double dare ya, to tickle a lion's belly. A zoo in Chile gives thrill seekers a chance to do just that, albeit while comfy and snug in the safety of a cage mounted on a safari truck. Atop it, lured by a slap of fresh red meat, is the mighty heaving feline. Welcome to the Safari zoo in Rancangua in central Chile, where vehicles takes visitors on a drive through a 2-hectare (5 acre ...(10/31/2014 2:36:24 AM)
Chile plants first medical marijuana, aimed to help cancer, epilepsy patients
A Chilean municipality planted the country's first medical marijuana on Wednesday as part of a pilot program aimed to help ease the pain of cancer patients.(10/30/2014 7:28:33 AM)
Chile está en condiciones de iniciar proceso recuperación economía: jefe B.Central
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile cuenta con un sólido marco macroeconómico y está en condiciones de poder iniciar un proceso de recuperación tras haber alcanzado probablemente en el tercer trimestre su punto más bajo de dinamismo, dijo el jueves el presidente del Banco Central, Rodrigo Vergara. Chile atraviesa por una fuerte desaceleración económica en medio de un retroceso de la demanda ...(10/30/2014 10:24:59 AM)
Boat Cruise for Chile Elite Shows Women Still in Steerage
Chilean Economy Minister Luis Felipe Cespedes, third from left, and Finance Minister Alberto Arenas, third from right, at the Chile Day event at London's Stock Exchange on Oct. 13, 2014.(10/30/2014 8:21:35 AM)
First marijuana planted for medical use in Chile
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A Chilean municipality planted the country's first medical marijuana on Wednesday as part of a pilot program aimed to help ease the pain of cancer patients.(10/29/2014 4:00:22 PM)
Chile cenbank sees economy recovering after third quarter
Chile's economic growth likely hit bottom in the third quarter and should pick up pace moderately and gradually during the final three months of 2014, central bank President Rodrigo Vergara said on Thursday. Economic growth in the world's top copper producer slumped to a nearly five-year low of 1.9 percent in the second quarter on the back of waning investment, especially in the key mining ...(10/30/2014 10:36:17 AM)
Chile jails man in killing of Japanese astronomer
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing a Japanese astronomer who helped develop the international ALMA observatory in Chile.(10/29/2014 10:02:54 AM)
Chile data points to Sept economic rebound but slowdown not over
Chile's sluggish economy likely rebounded in September after official data showed a surprise jump in factory output, but analysts and the government urged taking Wednesday's figures with a grain of salt before declaring victory over the slowdown. Manufacturing growth easily beat forecasts for a 0.8 percent rise and was a pleasant surprise for President Michelle Bachelet's government, which has ...(10/29/2014 4:23:46 PM)
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