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Chile's Codelco resumes operations after union calls for end to strike

3:16am BST

SANTIAGO Chile's Codelco, the world's top copper miner, said it had resumed normal operations after its unionized workers struck a deal with government officials late Wednesday to end a day-long walk-off amid a week of raucous protests throughout Chile.

Explainer: Chile's inequality challenge: What went wrong and can it be fixed?

3:14am BST

SANTIAGO Chile, known as one of Latin America's wealthiest, most stable and peaceful countries, is in the grip of a political and economic upheaval with thousands of people protesting since Oct. 6 after the government increased public transportation fares.

Chile's response to Pinera's reforms: A strike and more protests

3:13am BST

SANTIAGO Students and state workers dispersed peacefully in cities across Chile late on Wednesday, following mass protests against inequality, even as President Sebastian Pinera pledged social reforms to try to quell days of rioting. | Video

UPDATE 3-Chile's Codelco resumes operations after union calls for end to strike

1:01am BST

SANTIAGO, Oct 23 Chile's Codelco, the world's top copper miner, said it had resumed normal operations after its unionized workers struck a deal with government officials late Wednesday to end a day-long walk-off amid a week of raucous protests throughout Chile.

Explainer - Chile's inequality challenge: What went wrong and can it be fixed?

23 Oct 2019

SANTIAGO Chile, known as one of Latin America's wealthiest, most stable and peaceful countries, is in the grip of a political and economic upheaval with thousands of people protesting since Oct. 6 after the government increased public transportation fares.

Chile braces for more protests, strikes as Pinera's pleas fall on deaf ears

23 Oct 2019

SANTIAGO, Oct 23 Chile braced for more protests and a general strike by state workers on Wednesday, despite President Sebastian Pinera's pleas for forgiveness and announcement of ambitious reforms to quell unrest that has rocked the country and led to at least 15 deaths.

Chile's Pinera seeks forgiveness from hard-pressed citizens, offers rescue package

23 Oct 2019

SANTIAGO Chile's President Sebastian Pinera announced an ambitious raft of measures on Tuesday, aiming to quell protests against his government with a guaranteed minimum wage, a hike in the state pension offering and the stabilization of electricity costs. | Video

UPDATE 4-Chile's Pinera seeks forgiveness from hard-pressed citizens, offers rescue package

23 Oct 2019

SANTIAGO, Oct 22 Chile's President Sebastian Pinera announced an ambitious raft of measures on Tuesday, aiming to quell protests against his government with a guaranteed minimum wage, a hike in the state pension offering and the stabilisation of electricity costs.

Protests snarl public transportation in Chile, death toll hits 15

22 Oct 2019

SANTIAGO, Oct 22 A hobbled metro system and damage to downtown streets snarled public transportation in the Chilean capital Santiago on Tuesday, following days of protests throughout the country that have left 15 dead and led to the arrest of 2,600, officials said.

Chile's Pinera vows 'new social contract' amid massive marches against inequality

22 Oct 2019

SANTIAGO Chilean President Sebastian Pinera said on Monday evening he would meet opposition leaders to forge a "new social contract" to alleviate inequality as thousands of Chileans defied a military curfew in protest marches around the capital.

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