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Aislinn Laing

Virus shatters Latin America's middle class dreams

07 Oct 2020

By Adam Jourdan, Aislinn Laing, Maria Cervantes and Diego Oré

LATAM Airlines proposes new $2.45 billion financing deal to U.S. bankruptcy court

17 Sep 2020

SANTIAGO LATAM Airlines has presented a new $2.45 billion financing proposal in the middle of its bankruptcy protection process in the United States, replacing a proposed debtor-in-possession loan that prompted the judge to reject the original plan earlier this month.

LATAM Airlines proposes new $2.45 billion financing deal to U.S. bankruptcy court

17 Sep 2020

SANTIAGO, Sept 17 LATAM Airlines has presented a new $2.45 billion financing proposal in the middle of its bankruptcy protection process in the United States, replacing a proposed debtor-in-possession loan that prompted the judge to reject the original plan earlier this month.

UPDATE 1-Chile's Codelco reaches contract agreement with El Teniente supervisors

14 Sep 2020

SANTIAGO, Sept 14 Chile's state-owned copper miner Codelco said on Monday it had reached a contractual agreement with the supervisors' union at El Teniente mine, reflecting the new constrained realities of the industry following the economic blow dealt by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bolivia government using judiciary to go after ex-leader Morales, report says

11 Sep 2020

SANTIAGO Bolivia's interim government has used the justice system to carry out a political attack against ex-president Evo Morales and his allies, a Human Rights Watch report said on Friday, an allegation the conservative administration rejected.

Chilean prosecutors reopen bungled probe into death of American teaching assistant

05 Sep 2020

SANTIAGO Chile's prosecutors office announced it would reopen a bungled investigation into the death of American teaching assistant Erica Faith Hagan, who was who was beaten to death in a college dormitory in southern Chile in 2014.

Exclusive: J&J seeking one-third of COVID-19 vaccine trial volunteers in hard-hit Latin America

04 Sep 2020

SANTIAGO Johnson & Johnson will seek 20,000 volunteers for late-stage human trials of its experimental coronavirus vaccine in hard-hit Latin America, one-third of the planned global total, one of its public health chiefs in the region said.

Bolivia says it hired U.S. lobbying firm linked by Facebook to fake news

04 Sep 2020

SANTIAGO Bolivia's interim presidency said on Thursday it had hired a Washington-based lobbying firm that Facebook Inc accuses of launching fake news campaigns to skew democratic debate.

Bolivia hires U.S. lobbying firm accused of fake news by Facebook

03 Sep 2020

SANTIAGO, Sept 3 Bolivia's interim presidency said on Thursday it had hired a Washington-based lobbying firm that Facebook Inc accuses of launching fake news campaigns to skew democratic debate.

Chile central bank softens 2020 recession projection, expects stabilization

02 Sep 2020

SANTIAGO Chile's central bank on Wednesday softened its prediction for an economic contraction in 2020 due to the impact of the coronavirus on the world's top copper producer to between -4.5% and -5.5% from the 5.5% and 7.5% contraction it foresaw in June.

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