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Eclac: Region will grow 3.2%
Alicia BA rcena, executive secretary of Eclac, as she presented the Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean 2013 in Santiago, Chile, yesterday.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
IceBridge wraps up successful Antarctic campaign
This is the edge of the Ross Ice Shelf seen from the NASA P-3 on the return flight from McMurdo Station on Nov. 28, 2013.
PREVIEW-Bachelet seen easily defeating childhood playmate in Chile election
Bachelet's right-wing opponent Evelyn Matthei is likely to take a beating, hurt by her ties with the unpopular government of outgoing president Sebastian Pinera and with the 1973-1990 dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet.
Green Lightning Explained
Mysterious green lightning, seen emerging from an ash cloud in images of a May 2008 volcanic eruption in Chile , is likely more common than we realize, according to research presented Monday during the annual fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Asia News Network
CNBLUE to embark on South American tour
Korean iIdol band CNBLUE is set to embark on a Central and South American tour next month.
MIT Sloan School of Management Opens First International Office in Latin America
The MIT Sloan School of Management today celebrated the opening of its Latin America Office office in Santiago, Chile.
Buenos Aires Herald
The boring right to vote
Electoral participation on decline in LatAm NEW YORK Two decades after democracy was consolidated as the only game in town, Latin Americans are increasingly uninterested in taking part in it.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Why Eerie Green Lightning Zapped an Erupting Volcano
A storm of charged particles coursing through a volcanic ash cloud sparked the spectacular green lightning seen at Chile's Chaiten Volcano in 2008, a researcher said here today at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union.
Meadowood's 12 Days of Christmas, Day Two: Rodolfo Guzman of Borago
On Friday night, the Restaurant at Meadowood commenced its annual 12 Days of Christmas guest chef series .
Dark Horizons News
Binoche, Brolin Join Chilean Miner Tale
The true story tale deals with the collapsed Copiapo copper mine in 2010 and the 33 miners who remained trapped more than 2,000 feet underground.
Eclac's Social Panorama 2013: Extreme poverty slows down in Latin America
SANTIAGO, Chile- The number of Latin American people living in poverty in 2013 climbed to around 164 million-27.9 per cent of the population-of which 68 million or 11.5 per cent of the region's inhabitants are in extreme poverty, according to projections released by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean .
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Blog: Sweet Home California
Five hours ago, my two cousins and I, who are rarely in the same country during the holidays, were dancing around my aunt's kitchen in our boots to 70s music and washing up dishes from Thanksgiving dinner.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Latinas Who Rule
For a region famous for "machismo," Latin America is about to take an unlikely step: elect a record number of women presidents.
Christian Science Monitor
Chile's Pinochet-era dictatorship: Were soldiers victims, too?
Anastasio Palma and his wife Monica Mandiola play with their son, Santi, outside their home near OlmuA©, Chile.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
PVD Yelpers Get Merry At Yelp's Merry Marketplace
From the moment" William H stepped off the elevator and into the ballroom, he "was greeted with !" Yelp's Merry Marketplace was indeed "a very merry way to kick off the season! It was a beautiful winter night," and meeting all of the " was so fun."
Juliette Binoche, James Brolin Round Out Cast Of Chilean Miners Movie
EXCLUSIVE: Juliette Binoche, James Brolin, and Oscar Nunez have joined Antonio Banderas and Martin Sheen in the Chilean miners' movie The 33 , which is based on the true events of the collapsed Copiapo copper mine and the 33 miners who remained trapped more than 2,000 feet underground.
Future Drinking: Chilean Food, Plus Uno Mas Uno Mas
Our sorta weekly roundup of gossip about new openings and change-ups in the bar and restaurant biz, courtesy of OLCC license applications: Because you can never have just one: Mextiza 's Oswaldo Bibiano is making uno mas Uno Mas taquiza on the west side, at 1914 W. Burnside St ., in a low-visibility space inhabited for just three months this year ... (more)
The Big Six: Chilean retreat
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Antofagasta Announces Name Change to Arena Minerals
Antofagasta Gold . has changed the name of the company to Arena Minerals Inc. to better reflect the current activities of the Company as developing high quality assets in the heart of Chile's premier copper mining district.
How Swansea and Chile are linked by the bells of Santiago
Three giant church bells cast in Spain in the 1750s and taken to South America eventually found an unlikely home in Mumbles, Swansea, following one of the worst fire tragedies in history and have since returned to Chile.