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Unborn baby dies while Venezuelan mother awaits entry to Chile

Jul 13 2019

SANTIAGO Chilean officials said on Saturday that the unborn baby of a Venezuelan migrant had died while the woman waited for the appropriate visa to cross the border from Peru into Chile.

World Bank court orders Pakistan pay $5.8 billion damages to Tethyan Copper

Jul 13 2019

SANTIAGO A World Bank arbitration court has ordered the Pakistani government pay damages of $5.8 billion to Tethyan Copper, a joint venture between Chile's Antofagasta Plc and Canada's Barrick Gold , the Chilean miner said late on Friday.

Molymet drops plans for battery parts factory in Chile

Jul 13 2019

SANTIAGO, July 13 Chile´s Molymet has dropped a project to build battery parts in Chile, the second of three companies to pass on the deal little more than a year after winning guaranteed access to cheap Chilean lithium from top producer Albemarle.

Chile to study trans-Pacific cable to connect South America with Asia

Jul 12 2019

SANTIAGO Chile on Friday took a step toward building the first fiber-optic cable to directly connect South America and Asia, a project that has piqued the interest of China's Huawei [HWT.UL] and Japan's NEC .

South Korea's POSCO drops plans for Chilean battery material plant

Jun 21 2019

SANTIAGO/SEOULSouth Korea's POSCO has pulled out of a project to build battery parts in Chile, the Asian steelmaker said, little more than a year after winning guaranteed access to cheap lithium from top producer Albemarle.

South Korea's POSCO drops plans for Chilean battery material plant

Jun 21 2019

SANTIAGO/SEOUL, June 21South Korea's POSCO has pulled out of a project to build battery parts in Chile, the Asian steelmaker said, little more than a year after winning guaranteed access to cheap lithium from top producer Albemarle.

One trapped miner in Chile rescued, one dead, one remains missing

Jun 15 2019

SANTIAGO Chilean authorities found alive one of three Bolivian miners trapped beneath the rubble at a small copper mine early on Saturday, while another was found dead, Chile´s mining ministry said.

Chilean bishop resigns after comments about Last Supper

Jun 14 2019

SANTIAGO A Chilean auxiliary bishop appointed by Pope Francis less than a month ago resigned on Friday, the Archdiocese of Santiago said in a statement, just weeks after he made controversial comments about the lack of women in attendance at the Last Supper.

European lithium projects gain attention amid push toward electric vehicles

Jun 13 2019

SANTIAGO European lithium projects are making a fresh push for capital, eager to supply the white metal to a burgeoning network of battery manufacturers and electric vehicle makers across the continent, the world's second-largest EV market after China.

Chile President Pinera shakes up cabinet as economy wavers

Jun 13 2019

SANTIAGO Chilean President Sebastian Pinera sacked six ministers on Thursday in a bid to renew confidence in his center-right reform program, hours after pollster CEP showed approval for his administration had plunged to 25 percent.

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