More people are making dangerous journeys to reach Chile, one of South America’s wealthiest countries, in hope of a better life. Some of them had to walk for days. Some died before even arriving at the border.
Everytime I see "Hatch Act" trend, I think of green chile breakfast burritos. I'm about to commit...a HATCH ACT!
Chile to open up 400,000 tonnes of #lithium reserves for exploration
Indigenous Mapuche protesters were tear gassed and sprayed with water cannons by police for demanding autonomy and the return of their ancestral lands. The protest took place as Chile's constitution is being rewritten to replace the one left behind by dictator Augusto Pinochet.
"Chile’s opposition this week moved to impeach President Sebastián Piñera after revelations included in the #PandoraPapers shed new light on his family’s business dealings" using an offshore firm controlled by a close friend.
Chile's Nahuelbuta mountain range is a treasure house of biodiversity. An ecological acoustic monitoring platform named "Nature Guardian" was brought to the range to guard against poachers and illegal loggers #GLOBALink
FX Daily: The race to neutral: We do not often get to talk about Chile in this publication, but overnight the local central bank surprised markets with a 125bp rate hike and said the policy rate would reach its \'neutral level sooner than foreseen\'. The…
WATCH: 1 million people have taken to the streets of Santiago in what is believed to be Chile's largest-ever protest
Chile voted to replace its dictatorship-era constitution by 78%. It follows mass protests over inequality. The new one will be written by elected citizens, not politicians. Supporters hope it boosts: ▪️ education, health, pension ▪️ recognition of Indigenous people