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Chilean court orders Catholic Church to pay damages over abuse - report

21 Oct 2018

SANTIAGO Chile's Court of Appeal has ordered the office of Santiago's Archbishop to pay $450 million pesos ($650,000) to three men who alleged they were sexually abused for decades by Chilean priest Fernando Karadima, a local newspaper reported on Sunday.

Nutrien vows to 'protect interests' over threat to SQM sale: paper

21 Oct 2018

SANTIAGO Canada's Nutrien, whose attempt to sell its stake in Chilean lithium miner SQM to China's Tianqi has been stalled by a row about competitive risks, vowed to "protect its interests" in an interview with a Chilean newspaper published on Sunday.

Chilean court orders Catholic Church to pay damages over abuse: report

21 Oct 2018

SANTIAGO Chile's Court of Appeal has ordered the office of Santiago's Archbishop to pay $450 million pesos ($650,000) to three men who alleged they were sexually abused for decades by Chilean priest Fernando Karadima, a local newspaper said on Sunday.

Chile court hears appeal of case seeking damages from Church over abuse claims

18 Oct 2018

Three men, who have accused Chilean priest Fernando Karadima of sexual abuse, asked a court in Santiago on Thursday to find the Roman Catholic Church in Chile responsible for "moral damages," claiming the Church had covered up abuse, and to pay them a total of 450 million pesos ($650,000).

Chile's state copper firm outlines lifeline plan for Salvador mine

17 Oct 2018

SANTIAGO Chile's state copper miner, Codelco, has submitted an environmental impact assessment of its plans to overhaul its aging Salvador deposit that would sharply increase its production and extend its life by 40 years.

CORRECTED-OFFICIAL-Chile's state copper firm outlines lifeline plan for Salvador mine

17 Oct 2018

SANTIAGO, Oct 16 Chile's state copper miner, Codelco, has submitted an environmental impact assessment of its plans to overhaul its aging Salvador deposit that would sharply increase its production and extend its life by 40 years.

Chilean president to meet Pope amid Catholic Church abuse crisis

02 Oct 2018

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera will meet Pope Francis in Rome later this month during a tour of Europe, as the Roman Catholic Church in Chile faces a crisis over claims of sexual abuse and cover-ups.

World Court - Chile not forced to negotiate over Bolivia sea access

01 Oct 2018

THE HAGUE Landlocked Bolivia cannot force Chile to negotiate over granting it "sovereign access" to the Pacific Ocean, judges at the International Court of Justice ruled on Monday in a setback to Bolivian President Evo Morales.

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

12 Sep 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

07 Sep 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.

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