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Chile's President Sebastian Pinera delivers his annual address at the national congress building in Valparaiso , Chile June 1, 2018. Marcelo Segura/Courtesy of Chilean Presidency/Handout via Reuters

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Chile antitrust regulator to probe Tianqi purchase of SQM stake

“In our investigation, the FNE will seek to verify, or dismiss, whether anti-competitive risks in Chile ... are plausible, and of a magnitude that makes them relevant,” the FNE said in a statement.


Argentina to export natural gas to Chile by end of 2018

BARILOCHE, Argentina (Reuters) - Argentina will begin exporting natural gas to neighboring Chile before the end of the year, the energy ministers of both countries said on Thursday, as output from the Vaca Muerta shale field rises.


Chile's Central Bank boosts forecasts for growth, inflation in 2018

In the report, the bank said it expected GDP growth to fall within a range of 3.25 to 4.0 percent for 2018, up from its previous forecast of 3.0 to 4.0 percent. The bank also revised upward its projection for inflation to 2.8 pct in 2018, up from a previous estimate of 2.3 pct. (Reporting by Dave Sh


Altiplano Expands Operations with Second Project in Chile | Markets Insider

EDMONTON,June 13, 2018/CNW/ - Altiplano Minerals Ltd. (TSXV: APN) (OTCQB: ALTPF) (FWB:9AJ1) ("APN" or the "Company") is pleased to report commencement of underground drilling at the historicMaria Luisa Gold-Copper Mine("Maria Luisa") near La Serena,Chile.


Chile to seek cybersecurity advice after hackers rob bank

Banco de Chile suffered a cyber heist on May 24, with most of the funds ending up in Hong Kong, the bank's chief executive Eduardo Ebensperger said over the weekend. The hackers initially used a virus as a distraction, prompting the bank to shut 9,000 computers in branches across the country to prot


Police, prosecutors raid Catholic Church offices in Chile amid abuse probe

Police and prosecutors raided Roman Catholic Church offices in two Chilean cities Wednesday looking for files, investigative reports and documents related to a sex abuse scandal that has damaged the clergy’s reputation in the South American country.The surprise raids targeted the headquarters of San


The Latest: Pizzi aims to replicate Chile style with Saudis

He says FIFA's decision is a vote of confidence in Mexico's capacity and infrastructure, adding that "it is not only our people and our families, our companies and our businesspeople, soccer also knows that Canada, the United States and Mexico are deeply united."


Prosper One enters MOU to spend $3M to earn 55% of Lithium Chile's Pintadas Norte project | Markets Insider

CALGARY,June 13, 2018/CNW/ - Lithium Chile Inc. ("LithiumChile" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding ("MOU") with Prosper One International Holdings Company Limited ("Prosper One"), a Hong Kong Stock Exchange listed company.


Bango Platform Opens-up Carrier Billing in Google Play for Entel Chile | Markets Insider

Bango (AIM:BGO), the mobile commerce company, announces that millions of Entel subscribers in Chile are now able to pay using their phone bill for the massive array of content and services sold in Google Play, including Minecraft, Tinder and Google Play Music. Pre and post-paid subscribers can simpl


BRIEF-Prosper One Enters MoU To Spend $3 Mln To Earn 55 Pct Of Lithium Chile's Pintadas Norte Project

© Reuters. BRIEF-Prosper One Enters MoU To Spend $3 Mln To Earn 55 Pct Of Lithium Chile's Pintadas Norte ProjectJune 13 (Reuters) - Lithium Chile IncLITH.V:* PROSPER ONE ENTERS MOU TO SPEND $3M TO EARN 55% OF LITHIUM CHILE'S PINTADAS NORTE PROJECT* LITHIUM CHILE INC - ANNOUNCE THAT IT HAS ENTERED IN


BHP, union at Chile's Spence copper mine reach labor agreement

FILE PHOTO: BHP Billiton Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie is silhouetted against a screen projecting the company's logo at a round table meeting with journalists in Tokyo, Japan June 5, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon


Chile creates committee to oversee lithium contracts

“There are many contractual clauses that require decisions on prices, quantities and allocation of resources,” Economy Minister Jose Valente told journalists after a Corfo board meeting.


Chile Faces Latin America’s Migrant Future

Every weekday, starting around 10:30, Josi Ramirez rolls her Styrofoam container full of baked snacks to a metro stop in Santiago’s Estacion Central, the fast-growing city district that is reshaping the Chilean capital. “Chicken arepas, empanadas, fresh and hot!” she calls out, flogging her Venezuel


Pope accepts Chile bishops' resignation

Image copyrightReutersPope Francis has accepted the resignation of three Chilean bishops, including the controversial Juan Barros, in the wake of a child sexual abuse scandal.Bishop Barros was accused of covering up sexual abuse committed by a priest in the 1980s and 1990s.Pope Francis has said that


U.S. women to meet Chile in StubHub Center match

The U.S. is less familiar with Chile since the countries have never met in women’s soccer. Chile is also just the fourth South American team the U.S. has faced, following Brazil (35 games), Colombia (6) and Argentina (3).


Poland pegged back to draw 2-2 with Chile in World Cup warmup

Soccer Football - International Friendly - Poland vs Chile - INEA Stadion, Poznan, Poland - June 8, 2018 Poland's Piotr Zielinski scores their second goal REUTERS/Kacper Pempel


'We burned the forest': the indigenous Chileans fighting loggers with arson

Chile's Mapuche people are resorting to increasingly radical tactics to reclaim their ancestral land from exploitive industries It is late autumn in southern Chile, and in the region of Araucana, the leaves have turned copper and gold. But on the road to the mist-shrouded town of Lumaco, the hills a


METALS-Copper hits 4-1/2 year peak on Chile supply fears, upbeat...

LONDON, June 7 (Reuters) - Copper hit a 4-1/2 year high on Thursday, lifted by concerns over the potential for wage negotiations at the world’s biggest copper mine to disrupt supply, and by healthy appetite for cyclical assets as stock markets rallied.


Iran Ships First Crude to Chile in At Least 16 Years

An oil tanker hauling Iranian crude is making the first delivery to Chile in at least 16 years, a sign the Persian Gulf country may be seeking out new customers for its oil in the face of renewed U.S. sanctions.The Monte Toledo, a Suezmax-class tanker able to transport 1 million barrels, is due to r