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Two arrested in Chile over bomb threats that caused flight chaos

(Reuters) - Chilean police arrested two men over bomb threats that grounded nine commercial airplanes in Chile, Peru and Argentina on Thursday. Passengers wait for check-in for their flights at the departures area of Latam airlines inside the international airport in Santiago, Chile August 16, 2018

REUTERS - 2018-08-17 17:28:05

Chile grounds planes amid bomb threats

MOSCOW, August 17. /TASS/. Chilean authorities are investigating at least 11 passenger plane bomb threats, received on Thursday, Chile’sBio-Bioradio station has reported.

TASS.COM - 2018-08-17 08:36:49

US, Chile Agree to Cooperate on Cyber Security

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart have signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in combating cyber threats.Mattis and Defense Minister Alberto Espina held a signing ceremony Thursday after meeting to discuss a range of security issues, including military exercises

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2018-08-16 20:40:00

Chile's Escondida says deal reached with union on new contract

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Management at the world’s largest copper mine, Chile’s Escondida, said it struck a deal on Wednesday on a new labor contract with the union representing most of its workers.FILE PHOTO: A view of the BHP Billiton's Escondida, the world's biggest copper mine, in northern Chile, in

REUTERS - 2018-08-15 22:36:58

LATAM passenger plane lands prematurely due to bomb threat: Peru

August 16, 2018 / 9:24 PM / Updated an hour ago LIMA (Reuters) - A LATAM Airlines passenger plane that departed Lima for Santiago, Chile, on Thursday was forced to land at an airport in southern Peru due to a bomb threat received by Chilean authorities, Peru's Transportation Ministry said. No one w

REUTERS - 2018-08-16 21:43:48

METALS-LME copper hits 1-yr low as Chile mine union plans to avert...

BEIJING, Aug 15 (Reuters) - London copper prices dropped to their lowest in more than a year on Wednesday as the dollar strengthened and the union for Chile’s Escondida, the world’s largest copper mine, said it will avert its planned strike after operator BHP offered a renewed contract proposal.


U.K. stocks higher at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 up 0.06%

Investing.com – U.K. stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in theFood Producers,TobaccoandIndustrial Engineeringsectors led shares higher.

INVESTING.COM - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Soccer - Chile, Peru to host South American club finals in 2019

ASUNCION, Paraguay (Reuters) - Chile has been chosen to host the final of the 2019 Copa Libertadores, the first to be played as a one-off game at a neutral venue, the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said on Tuesday.


Chile asks Vatican for information on sex abuse cases

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - The Chilean government asked the Vatican on Tuesday for documents related to sex abuse accusations against clergy in Chile, as local prosecutors raided another office of the Roman Catholic Church in Santiago. FILE PHOTO: Members of the church hold a cross during a mass at the S


Read These 3 Books About Gun Violence in Chicago

The devastating gun violence in Chicago once again garnered national attention after 66 were shot, 12 fatally, during aparticularly violent weekendearlier this month. Two of these booksexplain some of the factorsthat have bred this violence, while a young adult novel gets inside the mind of a teenag

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Mattis aide to be nominated to head US Southern Command

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says his senior military assistant, Navy Vice Adm. Craig Faller, will be nominated to serve as the next head of U.S. Southern Command.

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-08-16 15:06:00

Chile police raid Catholic church HQ in sex abuse investigation

A member of the criminal investigations police leaves the Chilean Episcopate in Santiago, during a raid on Tuesday. Photograph: Dragomir Yankovic/AFP/Getty Images Chilean authorities have raided the headquarters of the Catholic church's Episcopal Conference as part of a widespread investigation in


Pinochet-era Police Agents Sentenced in Chile

FILE - Pictures of missing people are displayed at the Memory and Human Rights Museum in Santiago, Chile. The new museum is dedicated to remember the tens of thousands of people imprisoned, tortured or killed during the dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet.


Talks to avert strike at Chile copper giant extended

The main union, Sindicato No1, said in a statement it had managed to clear up some issues that had stalled the negotiations, "but there are still some important points to be resolved."


Chile authorities raid Episcopal Conference in abuse probe

Chilean prosecutors also recently summoned the archbishop of Santiago, Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati, to appear in court and testify about the alleged cover-up of years of abuse.


Methanex signs natural gas supply agreements for its Chile operations from Argentine suppliers

Methanex Corporation (NASDAQ:MEOH) hassignedagreements with Pan American Sur SA, Compañia General de Combustibles SA, Total Austral SA and Wintershall Energia SA for additional gas supply on an interruptible basis and subject to gas availability in Argentina for its Chile operations through to June


Chile: 10 people killed in nursing home fire

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Market report: FTSE slumps to four-month 
low as the shine comes off copper

Slowing Chinese growth, the rising safe haven appeal of the dollar, trade war worries and an emerging markets wobble combined to send the blue chip index sliding to a four-month low.

TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-15 20:59:00

Prosecutor says authorities are raiding the headquarters of Chile’s Catholic Episcopal Conference in

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - Prosecutor says authorities are raiding the headquarters of Chile’s Catholic Episcopal Conference in probe of sex abuse.Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.


U.K. shares lower at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 down 1.54%

Investing.com – U.K. equities were lower at the close on Wednesday, as losses in theIndustrial Metals & Mining,MiningandOil Equipment Services & Distributionsectors propelled shares lower.