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Germany proposes to compensate victims of Chilean cult led by ex-Nazi

09 Nov 2018

SANTIAGO/BERLIN German lawmakers have proposed that former members of a Chilean cult established by an ex-Nazi in the 1960s be offered compensation by the German government, according to the parliamentary group of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives.

Albemarle's claim to unique lithium technology draws scrutiny

07 Nov 2018

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif./SANTIAGO Albemarle Corp's claim to have developed a unique process that would more than triple its lithium production from Chile's Atacama desert without using more water is drawing increased scrutiny from regulators and investors pushing for more details.

Chile to join China´s Belt and Road Initiative

01 Nov 2018

SANTIAGO Chile will join China´s Belt and Road initiative, Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero said on Thursday, in a move to deepen economic and political cooperation with the Asian powerhouse in a zone of strong U.S. influence.

Chile regulator charges Marine Harvest with environmental breaches

31 Oct 2018

SANTIAGO Chile's environmental regulator on Wednesday charged the local unit of Norway's Marine Harvest with breaching the terms of its permits following the escape of hundreds of thousands of salmon from a facility in southern Chile in July.

Chile regulator charges Marine Harvest with environmental breaches

31 Oct 2018

SANTIAGO Chile's environmental regulator on Wednesday charged the local unit of Norway's Marine Harvest with breaching the terms of its permits following the escape of hundreds of thousands of salmon from a facility in southern Chile in July.

Chile regulator charges Marine Harvest with environmental breaches

31 Oct 2018

SANTIAGO, Oct 31 Chile's environmental regulator on Wednesday charged the local unit of Norway's Marine Harvest with breaching the terms of its permits following the escape of hundreds of thousands of salmon from a facility in southern Chile in July.

Argentina restarts natural gas exports to Chile

30 Oct 2018

SANTIAGO, Oct 30 Argentina has begun exporting natural gas to Chile after a 12 year interlude, Chilean President Sebastian Pinera said on Tuesday, as the two South American neighbors seek to increasingly integrate their energy supply and electricity grids.

Chile's Pinera presents pension reform plan in bid to boost payouts

29 Oct 2018

SANTIAGO Chilean President Sebastian Pinera presented a plan on Sunday to reform the country´s ailing pension system in an effort to boost payouts seen by many as insufficient in one of Latin America´s most stable economies.

UPDATE 1-Lithium miner SQM shares up but risks to Tianqi deal linger

26 Oct 2018

SANTIAGO, Oct 26 Shares of Chile's SQM rose as much as 2.7 percent on Friday, a day after the country's Constitutional Court rejected a lawsuit to block Tianqi Lithium Corp's $4.1 billion offer to buy a stake in SQM, the world's No. 2 lithium producer.

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.

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