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Natalia A. Ramos Miranda

Chile forex market intervention not yet justified -minister

Sep 03 2019

SANTIAGO, Sept 3 Chile Finance Minister Felipe Larrain said on Tuesday that conditions on the South American nation's foreign exchange market did not yet justify intervention, even as the Chilean peso has continued to fall against a strengthening dollar.

Huawei wants to build first fiber-optic cable between South America and Asia

Aug 28 2019

SANTIAGO Huawei Technologies Co Ltd said on Wednesday it was "very actively" interested in building the first undersea fiber-optic cable between South America and Asia.

Chile finance minister announces new stimulus to kickstart sputtering economy

Aug 26 2019

SANTIAGO Chile's Finance Minister announced on Monday $600 million in additional stimulus in an effort to kick-start the top copper producer's sputtering economy, which has suffered from a downturn in mining and global trade tensions.

China hopes U.S. will come back to the table at Chile climate talks

Aug 20 2019

SANTIAGO China hopes to welcome the United States 'back to the negotiating table' to discuss global efforts to limit climate change at a United Nations summit to be hosted by Chile in December, its top climate change envoy said on Tuesday.

Alert issued for stolen car with nuclear substance in Chile

Jul 19 2019

SANTIAGO What appeared to be a typical case of car theft in Chile's capital on Friday became more dire when authorities said the vehicle was carrying a dangerous radioactive substance.

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 .

Chile removes statute of limitations on child sex abuse amid Church crisis

Jul 11 2019

SANTIAGO Chilean President Sebastian Pinera signed into law on Thursday a bill to remove the statute of limitations on sex crimes involving children amid a sex abuse crisis that has rocked the country's Catholic Church and claimed more than 200 victims.

Blind Chileans 'listen' for the solar eclipse

Jul 03 2019

CACHIYUYO, Chile In the minutes before a solar eclipse plunged Chile into darkness, a loudspeaker projected a deep baritone to a group of blind men and women who had travelled to the Atacama desert to "hear" what hundreds of thousands of others had come to see.

Blind Chileans 'listen' for the solar eclipse

Jul 03 2019

CACHIYUYO, Chile In the minutes before a solar eclipse plunged Chile into darkness, a loudspeaker projected a deep baritone to a group of blind men and women who had traveled to the Atacama desert to "hear" what hundreds of thousands of others had come to see. | Video

Blind Chileans 'listen' for the solar eclipse

Jul 02 2019

CACHIYUYO, Chile In the minutes before a solar eclipse plunged Chile into darkness, a loudspeaker projected a deep baritone to a group of blind men and women who had traveled to the Atacama desert to "hear" what hundreds of thousands of others had come to see.

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