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Chile consumer prices up 0.1% in December, inflation reaches bank target

08 Jan 2020

SANTIAGO Chilean consumer prices rose 0.1% in December, the government's statistics agency said on Wednesday, while annual inflation hit the central bank's 3.0% target.

RPT-Chilean lithium miner SQM dealt blow by environmental court ruling

28 Dec 2019

SANTIAGO, Dec 26 A Chilean environmental court has upheld a complaint by indigenous communities in the country´s northern Atacama Desert about the use of water by SQM, the world´s No. 2 producer of lithium.

Chilean President Pinera sparks fury with fake news claims

28 Dec 2019

SANTIAGO Chilean President Sebastian Pinera, whose government has been rocked by riots over inequality, ignited a fresh wave of anger after claiming that "many" videos on social media of police abuse of demonstrators were "fake news," and unrest was being fomented by foreign governments.

Chilean President Pinera sparks fury with fake news claims

27 Dec 2019

SANTIAGO Chilean President Sebastian Pinera, whose government has been rocked by riots over inequality, ignited a fresh wave of anger after claiming that "many" videos on social media of police abuse of demonstrators were "fake news," and unrest was being fomented by foreign governments.

Chilean President Pinera sparks fury with fake news claims

27 Dec 2019

SANTIAGO, Dec 27 Chilean President Sebastian Pinera, whose government has been rocked by riots over inequality, ignited a fresh wave of anger after claiming that "many" videos on social media of police abuse of demonstrators were "fake news," and unrest was being fomented by foreign governments.

Lithium miner SQM considering options after environmental court ruling

27 Dec 2019

SQM, the world´s No. 2 lithium producer, said on Friday it "regrets" a ruling by a Chilean environmental court that it should be prosecuted over excessive water use in the country´s northern Atacama Desert.

Wildfire in Chilean port city of Valparaiso leaves 700 homeless

27 Dec 2019

SANTIAGO More than 245 homes have been destroyed and 700 people left destitute after a forest fire tore through a low-income area of the Chilean seaside city of Valparaiso on Christmas Eve. | Video

Pope names new Santiago Archbishop to deal with aftermath of abuse scandal in Chile

27 Dec 2019

SANTIAGO Pope Francis on Friday confirmed a Spanish priest as the new archbishop of Chile's capital Santiago, as the Vatican seeks to turn the page on a sexual abuse scandal that has shaken its standing and eroded support in the conservative Latin nation.

Chilean lithium miner SQM dealt blow by environmental court ruling

27 Dec 2019

SANTIAGO A Chilean environmental court has upheld a complaint by indigenous communities in the country´s northern Atacama Desert about the use of water by SQM, the world´s No. 2 producer of lithium.

Bolivia´s foreign minister says Mexico appeal to International Court 'a mistake'

26 Dec 2019

LA PAZ Bolivia´s foreign minister rejected claims by Mexico that it has ramped up its police presence outside its embassy in La Paz and is intimidating its diplomats, saying Mexico asked for police support and it would never violate international protocols.

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