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Google to invest $140 million to expand data center in Chile

Sep 12 2018

SANTIAGO Google will invest $140 million to expand the tech giant's sole data center in Latin America, a development Chile's president hailed on Wednesday as proof of the country's enthusiastic participation in "the fourth industrial revolution."

Ex-Catholic bishop named suspect in alleged Chilean abuse cover-ups

Sep 07 2018

SANTIAGO A former Chilean bishop staunchly defended by Pope Francis after being accused of helping to conceal sexual abuse has been named a suspect in two criminal investigations into alleged cover-ups, a prosecutor and another legal source said on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Chile central bank leaves interest rate at 2.5 pct, as expected

Sep 04 2018

Sept 4 Chilean central bank policymakers decided unanimously to leave the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 2.5 percent on Tuesday, in line with market expectations.

Chile central bank leaves interest rate at 2.5 pct, as expected

Sep 04 2018

Sept 4 Chilean central bank policymakers decided unanimously to leave the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 2.5 percent on Tuesday, in line with market expectations.

Chilean prosecutors say Church abuse investigations triple

Aug 31 2018

The number of cases of abuse in Chile's Roman Catholic Church under investigation by prosecutors has more than tripled to 119 in the past month, the national prosecuting authority said on Friday.

Chile's Santiago Archbishop says regrets 'tension' in the Church

Aug 30 2018

Chile's most senior cleric has apologized for the "tension" affecting the country's Roman Catholic Church after five bishops resigned in a sexual abuse scandal that has prompted a major civil investigation.

Chile's SQM expects lithium prices to dip in second half

Aug 24 2018

SANTIAGO, Aug 24 Chilean lithium miner SQM said it forecast lithium prices dropping as much as 10 percent in the second half of the year compared to the first but stressed it saw no problems with potential water restrictions in the Atacama salt flat where it operates.

Argentina's Macri to report Venezuela to ICC over human rights

Aug 20 2018

Argentina's President Mauricio Macri plans to report Venezuela's government to the International Criminal Court at The Hague for alleged crimes against humanity, according to an interview broadcast on CNN's Spanish service on Sunday night.

Nine planes grounded by bomb threats in South America: Chilean authorities

Aug 16 2018

SANTIAGO Nine planes were forced to make emergency changes to their routes within Chilean, Argentine and Peruvian airspace on Thursday because of bomb threats issued to Chile's civil aviation authority, its director general told journalists.

Four planes make emergency landings in Chile and Peru after bomb threats -authorities

Aug 16 2018

SANTIAGO, Aug 16 Four planes were forced to make emergency landings in Chile and Peru on Thursday due to bomb threats issued to the Chilean Civil Aviation Authority, it said in a statement.

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