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UPDATE 1-LATAM Airlines says airport workers strike will not affect flights

Dec 07 2018

SANTIAGO, Dec 7 LATAM Airlines Group SA , the region's largest airline, said on Friday that an airport worker's strike in Santiago would not affect scheduled flights.

LATAM Airlines union workers plan strike set to begin midnight Friday

Dec 06 2018

SANTIAGO, Dec 6 A union of workers at LATAM Airlines, Latin America's largest airline, are planning to strike beginning on Friday at midnight local time (0300 GMT), the union said in a statement on Thursday.

Exclusive: Albemarle pushes Chile to reverse lithium quota decision - filings

Dec 06 2018

SANTIAGO/HOUSTON Albemarle Corp has launched an aggressive lobbying campaign after Chilean regulators denied its request to boost lithium output, stressing the company's importance to Chile's economy and workers, according to records reviewed by Reuters.

Nutrien to auction stake in lithium miner SQM for over $4 billion

Dec 03 2018

SANTIAGO, Dec 3 Canadian fertilizer giant Nutrien is set to auction its 23.77 percent share in Chile's SQM on Monday, the final step in completing the sale of a coveted stake in the world's No. 2 lithium producer to China's Tianqi.

Chile to seek detention of ex-officers accused in fatal shooting

Nov 29 2018

SANTIAGO Chile's government on Thursday said it would ask a judge to preventively detain four ex-police officers involved in the controversial shooting death of an indigenous Mapuche man in the Araucania region of south-central Chile.

Nutrien to auction stake in lithium miner SQM on December 3

Nov 28 2018

SANTIAGO Canadian fertilizer giant Nutrien will auction its 23.77 percent share in Chile´s SQM on Dec. 3, the Chilean stock exchange said on Wednesday, a final step toward completing the sale of a coveted stake in the world´s No. 2 lithium producer to China´s Tianqi.

Conservative, Catholic Chile approves landmark transgender law

Nov 28 2018

SANTIAGO Chilean President Sebastian Pinera on Wednesday signed into law a bill allowing people over the age of 14 to change their name and gender in official records, marking a historic shift in a traditionally conservative, predominantly Roman Catholic country.

Chile President Pinera vows justice in shooting of Mapuche man

Nov 23 2018

SANTIAGO President Sebastian Pinera said on Friday that justice would be served following a controversial police raid that last week ended in the shooting death of an indigenous Mapuche man in the restive Araucania region of south-central Chile.

UPDATE 1-SQM's lithium sales volumes drop 27 pct after production delay

Nov 22 2018

SANTIAGO, Nov 22 Chilean miner SQM said on Thursday that delays in a project to boost output of lithium from salt flat Salar de Atacama slashed sales volumes of the ultralight battery metal by 27 percent in the third quarter.

SQM's lithium sales volumes drop 27 pct after production delay

Nov 22 2018

SANTIAGO, Nov 22 Chilean miner SQM said on Thursday that delays in a project to boost output of lithium from salt flat Salar de Atacama slashed sales volumes of the ultralight battery metal by 27 percent in the third quarter.

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