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Natalia A. Ramos Miranda

China hopes U.S. will come back to the table at Chile climate talks

20 Aug 2019

SANTIAGO China hopes to welcome the United States 'back to the negotiating table' to discuss global efforts to limit climate change at a United Nations summit to be hosted by Chile in December, its top climate change envoy said on Tuesday.

Alert issued for stolen car with nuclear substance in Chile

19 Jul 2019

SANTIAGO What appeared to be a typical case of car theft in Chile's capital on Friday became more dire when authorities said the vehicle was carrying a dangerous radioactive substance.

Chile to study trans-Pacific cable to connect South America with Asia

12 Jul 2019

SANTIAGO Chile on Friday took a step toward building the first fiber-optic cable to directly connect South America and Asia, a project that has piqued the interest of China's Huawei [HWT.UL] and Japan's NEC .

Chile removes statute of limitations on child sex abuse amid Church crisis

11 Jul 2019

SANTIAGO Chilean President Sebastian Pinera signed into law on Thursday a bill to remove the statute of limitations on sex crimes involving children amid a sex abuse crisis that has rocked the country's Catholic Church and claimed more than 200 victims.

Blind Chileans 'listen' for the solar eclipse

03 Jul 2019

CACHIYUYO, Chile In the minutes before a solar eclipse plunged Chile into darkness, a loudspeaker projected a deep baritone to a group of blind men and women who had travelled to the Atacama desert to "hear" what hundreds of thousands of others had come to see.

Blind Chileans 'listen' for the solar eclipse

03 Jul 2019

CACHIYUYO, Chile In the minutes before a solar eclipse plunged Chile into darkness, a loudspeaker projected a deep baritone to a group of blind men and women who had traveled to the Atacama desert to "hear" what hundreds of thousands of others had come to see. | Video

Blind Chileans 'listen' for the solar eclipse

03 Jul 2019

CACHIYUYO, Chile In the minutes before a solar eclipse plunged Chile into darkness, a loudspeaker projected a deep baritone to a group of blind men and women who had traveled to the Atacama desert to "hear" what hundreds of thousands of others had come to see.

Chilean salmon farmer pulls out of national park in Patagonia

20 Jun 2019

SANTIAGO Chile salmon farmer Nova Austral plans to pull the pens it uses to raise salmon from the ocean waters off a national park near the southern tip of Chilean Patagonia, its chief executive said on Thursday.

In an impoverished Chilean suburb, a recycling drive flourishes

20 Jun 2019

LA PINTANA, Chile La Pintana, an impoverished Chilean neighborhood plagued by crime, is an unlikely place to find a green revolution. But the area on the outskirts of capital city Santiago is blazing a trail in recycling its waste.

Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field ruptured by climate change: scientists

24 May 2019

Chile's 12,000 square kilometer (4,633 square mile) Southern Patagonia Ice Field split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate change, according to a team of Chilean scientists who were in the region in March.

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