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Chile court convicts ex-army chief for Pinochet-era crimes

09 Nov 2018

A Chilean judge on Friday convicted the country's former army chief for complicity in the deaths of 15 people during the early days of Augusto Pinochet's military regime.

UPDATE 2-Chilean court rejects lawsuit to block SQM stake sale to Tianqi

26 Oct 2018

SANTIAGO, Oct 25 Chile's Constitutional Court on Thursday rejected a lawsuit to block Chinese miner Tianqi Lithium Corp's $4.1 billion purchase of a stake in Chilean lithium miner SQM, all but clearing the way for the transaction to close.

Chile's Constitutional Court rejects suit to block Tianqi purchase of SQM stake

25 Oct 2018

SANTIAGO, Oct 25 Chile Constitutional Court on Thursday rejected a suit to block Chinese miner Tianqi's purchase of a stake in Chilean lithium miner SQM, clearing the way for the transaction to close.

Chile mining minister says court won't delay sale of SQM stake

24 Oct 2018

Oct 24 Chile's mining minister said on Wednesday that he believes the country's Constitutional Court would act swiftly to resolve a case before it seeking to block Chinese firm Tianqi Lithium Corp from purchasing a nearly one-quarter stake in the world's No. 2 lithium miner SQM.

Chile's Constitutional Court delays decision on SQM-Tianqi sale

22 Oct 2018

Chile's Constitutional Court on Monday delayed to Thursday a hearing into the contested sale of local lithium miner SQM to Chinese firm Tianqi.

Chile environmental court orders Barrick to close Pascua-Lama gold mine

12 Oct 2018

SANTIAGO Chile's environmental court on Friday ordered Canada's Barrick Gold Corp to definitively close the Chilean side of its stalled Pascua-Lama mining project, a final procedural step that draws a line under a long-running saga.

Chile environmental court orders Barrick to close Pascua-Lama gold mine

12 Oct 2018

SANTIAGO, Oct 12 Chile's environmental court on Friday ordered Canada's Barrick Gold Corp to definitively close the Chilean side of its stalled Pascua-Lama mining project, a final procedural step that draws a line under a long-running saga.

Chilean telecoms firm GTD to install undersea fiber optic cable

12 Sep 2018

SANTIAGO Chilean telecommunications company GTD said on Wednesday it will install an undersea cable along more than 2,174 miles (3,500 km) of Pacific coastline to improve connectivity with its operations in Colombia and Peru.

Chilean state energy firm's workers threaten strike over pollution claims

06 Sep 2018

Workers at Chilean state energy company ENAP on Thursday threatened a nationwide strike after the government said the company's facility on the central coastline was responsible for an industrial gas leak in August that led to more than 300 people seeking medical treatment.

UPDATE 1-Chile's Central Bank scales up GDP, investment, inflation outlook

05 Sep 2018

Sept 5 Chile's Central Bank has scaled up its GDP outlook to between 4.0 and 4.5 percent for 2018 from a previous projection of 3.25 to 4 percent, accompanied by gradually rising inflation, it said on Wednesday.

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