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Marion Giraldo

Coronavirus surge could be worse than the last for the Americas: PAHO

Mar 31 2021

SANTIAGO Countries in the Americas could see a worse surge in coronavirus cases than the previous surge last year, with Brazil, Uruguay and Cuba already suffering more, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said on Wednesday.

Chile cancels APEC trade summit and major climate gathering after riots

Oct 30 2019

SANTIAGO Chile withdrew on Wednesday as the host of an APEC summit next month at which the United States and China had been expected to sign a deal to ease a trade war that has hurt the global economy, as raging street protests gripped the South American country. | Video

Chill waters, arid land: climate change arrives on Easter Island

Mar 28 2019

EASTER ISLAND, Chile Ludovic Burns Tuki first felt the chill of climate change while diving in the waters around his home on Easter Island, locally known as Rapa Nui, a remote land mass in the South Pacific famed for its distinctive ancient stone statues. | Video

Easter Islanders seek outside help for iconic statues 'leprosy'

Mar 01 2019

EASTER ISLAND, Chile In just 100 years, the emblematic stone sculptures that guard the coastline of Easter Island could be little more than simple rectangular blocks, conservation experts are warning.

CORRECTED-FEATURE-Easter Islanders seek outside help for iconic statues 'leprosy'

Mar 01 2019

EASTER ISLAND, Chile, March 1 In just 100 years, the emblematic stone sculptures that guard the coastline of Easter Island could be little more than simple rectangular blocks, conservation experts are warning.

Chilean miner SQM sees uncertain short-term demand for lithium

Feb 28 2019

SANTIAGO, Feb 28 Chilean miner SQM said on Thursday it foresees strong long-term demand for lithium but offered a short-term prognosis clouded by the entry of new projects into the market and slowing growth of demand for the product this year.

UPDATE 1-Chile's Chuquicamata underground copper mine to start this year -Codelco

Feb 27 2019

SANTIAGO, Feb 27 Chile's Chuquicamata underground copper mine is due to start operations in middle of this year, the state copper miner Codelco's chairman said on Wednesday.

Chile charges Lumina Caserones copper mine with using too much water

Feb 19 2019

SANTIAGO Chile's environmental regulator on Tuesday said it had filed charges against Lumina Copper for infractions related to over-extraction of water from wells feeding its Caserones copper mine.

Chilean court opens fresh case against ex-army chief for Pinochet-era crimes

Feb 07 2019

A Chilean court has opened a fresh case against the country's former army chief for the alleged torture of 24 political prisoners following a military coup in 1973, according to a court document released Thursday.

Supervisors at Codelco mine in Chile reach contract deal, avert strike

Jan 31 2019

SANTIAGO, Jan 31 World top copper miner Codelco said on Thursday it had struck a contract deal with the union of supervisors at its Gabriela Mistral mine in northern Chile, averting the threat of a strike.

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