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Chilean copper mines struggle on despite protest road blocks and shift delays

12 Nov 2019

SANTIAGO Most of Chile's copper miners said they had maintained their operations on Tuesday, albeit with some delays and sporadic unrest, amid calls for a general strike and a fresh day of social protests, unions and management teams told Reuters. To date, copper production in the world's largest producer of the red metal has not been significantly hurt by more than three weeks of protests pushing demands for improvements in pensions, health and education.

Chilean copper mines struggle on despite protest road blocks and shift delays

12 Nov 2019

SANTIAGO, Nov 12 Most of Chile's copper miners said they had maintained their operations on Tuesday, albeit with some delays and sporadic unrest, amid calls for a general strike and a fresh day of social protests, unions and management teams told Reuters.

Looking for a hero: shirtless Chilean protester, police-hating dog rise to fame

07 Nov 2019

SANTIAGO A hooded, muscular man shielding himself with a traffic "Stop" sign during a clash with police amid protests in the Chilean capital has gone viral on social networks, with the man being lauded as a romantic hero of the struggle that has raged for the past three weeks.

Looking for a hero: shirtless Chilean protester, police-hating dog rise to fame

07 Nov 2019

SANTIAGO A hooded, muscular man shielding himself with a traffic "Stop" sign during a clash with police amid protests in the Chilean capital has gone viral on social networks, with the man being lauded as a romantic hero of the struggle that has raged for the past three weeks.

Looking for a hero: shirtless Chilean protester, police-hating dog rise to fame

07 Nov 2019

SANTIAGO, Nov 7 A hooded, muscular man shielding himself with a traffic "Stop" sign during a clash with police amid protests in the Chilean capital has gone viral on social networks, with the man being lauded as a romantic hero of the struggle that has raged for the past three weeks.

Chile prosecutor seeks to investigate claims of police torture of protesters

07 Nov 2019

SANTIAGO A Chilean prosecutor on Wednesday said he would seek court approval to investigate 14 police officers for allegedly torturing protesters during almost three weeks of intense unrest and rioting in the country.

Chile copper mine output largely unaffected by protests despite some attacks

06 Nov 2019

SANTIAGO Chile's copper mines have mostly maintained production and kept operations running normally in the face of weeks of unrest in the country, industry insiders told Reuters, though scattered incidents have hit some operations and uncertainty lingers.

Chile's Pinera says won't resign, wants to reach end of his term: BBC

05 Nov 2019

SANTIAGO Chile's embattled President Sebastian Pinera has rejected the notion of resigning and believes he will reach the end of his term in just over two years despite intense anti-government protests that are roiling the country, according to an interview with the BBC. | Video

Workers at Chile's biggest fuel importer ENAP threaten strike

04 Nov 2019

SANTIAGO A union representing workers at Chile's state oil company ENAP [ENAP.UL], the country's main fuel importer, on Monday threatened a stoppage in support of a wave of social protests that have shaken the country in recent weeks.

UPDATE 1-Chile's Codelco awards tender for desalination plant to Japan's Marubeni

04 Nov 2019

SANTIAGO, Nov 4 Chile's state copper miner Codelco said on Monday it had awarded a tender for a desalination plant for its Chuquicamata, Radomiro Tomic and Ministro Hales mines to a consortium led by Japan's Marubeni Corp.

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