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Chile needs better science governance and support
Its scientists have much to offer the world, but are being held back by scattered administration and changing policies, argues Pablo Astudillo Besnier.(7/23/2014 11:52:45 AM)
Chile mulls ditching university tuition – minister
SANTIAGO, Chile – University tuition, which has sparked violent protests in Chile over spiraling increases, could be scrapped under a new government plan, a top official said. Education Minister Nicolas Eyzaguirre told El Mercurio newspaper that under the proposed plan, a four-year college education would be paid for by revenues ...(7/20/2014 8:11:48 PM)
Iron Creek Closes Acquisition of Five Exploration Properties in Chile with Minera Fuego Limitada, and Appoints Raymond ...
Iron Creek Capital Corp. is pleased to announce that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of five exploration properties prospective for gold, silver and copper, located in northern Chile, ...(7/22/2014 7:30:00 AM)
Chile consumer sentiment turns negative for first time in 2 years
Consumer sentiment in Chile turned negative for the first time in two years in June, a survey showed on Thursday, a sign that slowing growth in the world's top copper exporter is starting to take its toll on the broader economy. The GFK Adimark economic perception index fell to 49.2, slightly below a reading of 50 that represents the threshold of an overall positive outlook. "It would appear ...(7/17/2014 12:32:41 PM)
Yingli Solar Continues Expansion in Latin America by Opening New Office in Santiago, Chile
BAODING, China and SANTIAGO, Chile, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the largest vertically ...(7/22/2014 8:00:00 AM)
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)
Chile star Sanchez leaves Barcelona for Arsenal
LONDON (AP) — Chile striker Alexis Sanchez ended his three-year stint at Barcelona by joining Arsenal for a reported fee of 35 million pounds ($60 million) on Thursday, adding some much-needed firepower to the English Premier League side.(7/10/2014 3:51:35 PM)
USGS: 6.1-magnitude quake shakes northern Chile
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-6.1 earthquake has struck off Chile's northern coast. There were no immediate reports of damage and authorities discounted the possibility of a tsunami.(7/13/2014 6:42:16 PM)
Brazil set for acid test against confident Chile
Brazil know that their outstanding past record against Chile will count for nothing when the sides meet in an all-South American World Cup last-16 tie at the Mineirao in Belo Horizonte on Saturday afternoon. The tournament hosts have lost just eight of 68 previous meetings with Chile, and have emerged triumphant in all three past encounters in the World Cup, scoring 11 goals in the process. Of ...(6/28/2014 12:12:33 AM)
Chile's jinx against Brazil remains in place
Chile came oh so close to pulling off a ''Mineirazo.'' With Chile and Brazil even at 1-1 late in extra time at the World Cup on Saturday, the Chileans jumped up from the dugout at Mineirao Stadium in the final moments only to watch forward Mauricio Pinilla's shot slam off the crossbar. Brazil ended up winning 3-2 in a penalty shootout and advanced to the quarterfinals. ''The near goal has been ...(6/28/2014 5:57:01 PM)
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