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Escondida outcome seen as disaster for BHP as workers return.

The end of a historic strike at Chile's Escondida copper mine, the world's biggest, has left its owner, BHP Billiton, nursing an estimated $1-billion loss and probably in a weaker position for negotiations in a year or so, company and industry insiders said. On Thursday, the 2 500-member union at the mine decided to end ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Lost tourist says 'hero' monkeys saved his life in Amazon.

A Chilean man who was lost in the Amazon forest for nine days asserted that a troop of monkeys helped him survive by feeding him with fruits and guiding him to water and shelter. The post Lost tourist says 'hero' monkeys saved his life in Amazon appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Hero monkeys helped lost man survive for days in Amazon rainforest.

A Chilean tourist survived for nine days while lost in a dense expanse of Bolivian rainforest — thanks to a troop of hero monkeys who “dropped him fruit and led him to shelter and water every day,” the man claimed.

- FOX News - US

Mexico dominates in the latest round of MarketWatch's March ETF Madness.

Chile, Mexico and South Africa were among the biggest winners in the second week of MarketWatch's March ETF Madness.

- Marketwatch - US

Chile heads for first recession since 2009.

Paragon of orthodoxy falters even as other emerging markets return to growth

- Financial Times - US

Workers at the world's largest copper mine in Chile end 43/day strike.

Workers at the world's largest copper mine, BHP Billiton's Escondida in Chile, ended a lengthy strike Thursday that had caused turbulence on global copper markets. But the company warned they had only made matters worse by pushing negotiations back another year and a half.

- MercoPress - FK

Chile to start building icebreaker in May.

Chile is to begin constructing an icebreaker in May, Admiral Enrique Larrañaga, commander of the Chilean Navy, announced during a 17 March navy bicentennial ceremony in Valparaiso. He said the icebreaker is scheduled to be ready within four years "in order to replace

- Jane’s - US

Where to eat in New Mexico.

Chile is what really sets New Mexican dishes apart from the rest of Southwestern cuisine. Here's a few of our favorite dishes and where to find them in the state.

- Matador Network - US

Chile sentences 33 for Pinochet's 'disappeared'.

Agents given jail terms for death of dissidents hurled from helicopter into Pacific

- Financial Times - US

Chile heads for first recession since 2009.

Poster child for orthodoxy falters even as other emerging markets return to growth

- Financial Times - US

Messi penalty lifts Argentina into qualifying berths.

Lionel Messi converted a penalty as Argentina laboured to a 1-0 win over Chile in a World Cup qualifier on Thursday that put them back in the automatic qualifying spots for next year's finals in Russia.

- BDNews24 - BD

Astronomers observe early stages of Milky Way-like galaxies in distant universe

For decades, astronomers have found distant galaxies by detecting the characteristic way their gas absorbs light from a bright quasar in the background. But efforts to observe the light emitted by these same galaxies have mostly been unsuccessful. Now, a team of astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter Array in Chile ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Chile sentences 33 former spies over Pinochet-era killings

Chile's Supreme Court sentenced 33 former agents under military ruler Augusto Pinochet for the kidnapping and killing of five political activists in 1987.

- UPI - US

Argentina must beat Chile to keep their hopes alive

Argentina head into tomorrow's World Cup qualifier against Chile in Buenos Aires with their hopes of reaching the finals in Russia next year in doubt. Four games without a win – including consecutive losses to Paraguay and Brazil – have left Edgardo Bauza's side out of the top four automatic qualifying places. In ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

BHP's Escondida mine says negotiations dissolved; will return to production

The negotiation process between BHP Billiton and striking workers at its Escondida mine in Chile has ended unsuccessfully, Escondida mine president Marcelo Castillo said on Thursday, and the company will try to restart operations. The company will also evaluate an option of the Chilean labor code that would allow miners to ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Aguero and Rojo return for Argentina against Chile

Sergio Aguero has been reinstated to the Argentina attack and Marcos Rojo will stand in for the suspended Ramiro Funes Mori in their critical 2018 World Cup qualifier against Chile at El Monumental on Thursday.

- BDNews24 - BD

Chile's ex president Piñera will again run for office; polls show him leading with 40% vote intention

Sebastian Piñera, who was Chile's president from 2010 to 2014, officially declared this week his intention to seek the office again this year, betting that widespread disillusion with the governing coalition will help him win over voters. Conservative Piñera who ranks 745th on the Forbes list of the world's richest ...

- MercoPress - FK

Malaysia remains open on TPPA, says Mustapa

Ten of its signatories met in Chile last week, says the international trade and industry minister.

- Malaysiakini - MY

Salmon with side effects

Tasty, versatile, and rich in essential omega-3 fatty acids: salmon is one of the most popular edible fish of all. Shops sell fish caught in the wild, but their main produce is salmon from breeding farms which can pollute rivers, lakes and oceans. Just how big is the problem? German and Chilean scientists are working to ...

- ENN - US

5 Water Warriors Defending Rights from North Dakota to Chile

Activists and environmentalists lead the struggle to protect water sources across the planet, from the top of the continents of the Americas in Alaska all the way down to Argentina.Often, their activism is dangerous work. Resistance movements against unwanted hydroelectric...

- New America Media - US

Sanchez and Ozil talks are on hold, says Wenger

Contract negotiations with Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are on hold until the end of the season, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said yesterday. Speaking to beIN Sports, Wenger had no news about his own future at the club other than saying he would remain committed and completely focused' for as long as he stayed. Chile ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Wal-Mart to invest USD800m in Chile

Wal-Mart to invest USD800m in Chile...

- MENAFN - JO

Atacama Desert’s Amazing Night Skies Are A Powerful Draw | Video

Astronomers from all over the world flock to the high-altitude desert of Chile and its bevy of telescopes to study the Universe. Learn more about the region.

- Space.com - US

Chile salmon: Too delicious to be true?

The Chilean salmon industry has become synonymous with massive use of toxic chemicals used in overcrowded fish farms that destroy the ocean's eco-system.

- Al Jazeera - QA

BHP mine struggling to stave off title of longest Chile strike

The biggest copper mine in the world owned by the largest mining company is about to gain another, less desirable superlative – that of Chile's longest mining strike in a generation. Management and union representatives at BHP Billiton's Escondida are entering into another round of talks on Wednesday with the strike in ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Argentina face Chile test in World Cup race

The unthinkable prospect of a World Cup without Argentina or Lionel Messi could move a step closer to becoming reality Thursday as the South American giants prepare to face archrivals Chile in a crucial battle on the road to Russia 2018.

- The Daily Star - LB

One of the world's largest copper mines is back online

Reuters/Antara Foto AgencyThe workers' strike at the world's largest copper mine, Chile's Escondida, shows no signs of stopping. With unions this week rejecting a request by management for a new round of negotiations. But elsewhere things are looking up for copper supply. With another of the world's largest mines resuming ...

- Business Insider - US

Salmon with side effects: Aquacultures are polluting Chile's rivers with a cocktail of dissolved organic substances

Tasty, versatile, and rich in essential omega-3 fatty acids: salmon is one of the most popular edible fish of all. Shops sell fish caught in the wild, but their main produce is salmon from breeding farms which can pollute rivers, lakes and oceans. Just how big is the problem? Scientists are working to answer this question ...

- ScienceDaily - US

ALF claim attack on meat shop in Chile's Santiago

The Animal Liberation Front -affiliated Javier Recabarren anarchist cell claimed responsibility for attacking the Susaron meat shop in Santiago.

- Jane’s - US

AFL claim attack on meat business in Chile's Santiago

In Santiago, the Animal Liberation Front -affiliated Javier Recabarren cell claimed to have damaged the locks of a Teletrak, an animal shop and five meat-selling businesses; they later claimed responsibility for the attacks.

- Jane’s - US

Aquaculture chemicals are polluting Chilean rivers

New research suggests dissolved organic substances, the waste from fish farms, are altering the ecosystems in Chilean rivers.

- UPI - US

Chile boss gives injury update for Argentina clash amid Arsenal concerns over Alexis Sanchez

Juan Antonio Pizzi suggested that only Gary Medel is a doubt to face the Argentinians.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

With Chile's left in disarray, 2017 election is Pinera's to lose

By Rosalba O'Brien and Antonio De la Jara SANTIAGO - Chile's left-leaning governing coalition is in disarray ahead of November's...

- Townhall.com - US

Argentina face Chile test in South America World Cup race

The unthinkable prospect of a World Cup without Argentina or Lionel Messi could move a step closer to becoming reality on Thursday as the South American giants prepare to face arch-rivals Chile in a crucial battle on the road to Russia 2018.

- The Daily Star - LB

World Cup qualifiers: Argentina face tough Chile test, leaders Brazil take on Uruguay

The unthinkable prospect of a World Cup without Argentina or Lionel Messi could move a step closer to becoming reality on Thursday as the South American giants prepare to face arch-rivals Chile in a crucial battle on the road to Russia 2018. The post World Cup qualifiers: Argentina face tough Chile test, leaders Brazil take ...

- Firstpost - IN

World Bank tribunal rules against Pakistan in Reko Diq project case

An arbitration tribunal of the World Bank's International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes has ruled against the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in relation to the unlawful denial of a mining lease for the Reko Diq project in 2011, Chilean mining company Antofagasta plc announced on Tuesday.The arbitration claim ...

- DAWN - PK

Argentina face Chile test in South America World Cup race

Argentina last failed to qualify for the World Cup in 1970.

- Daily Nation - KE

Fox Animation to Adapt 'The Memory Thief' as Movie

Fox Animation is developing the novel “The Memory Thief” as a live-action/animated movie. The film will be set up with Adaptive Studios and Shawn Levy's Fox-based 21 Laps. The producers are Adaptive Studios CEO/founding partner Perrin Chiles and Marshall Lewy, along with Levy and Dan Levine for 21 Laps. Nate ...

- Variety - US

Looking for signs of the Big Bang in the desert

The silence of an immense desolate land in which to search for reverberations coming from the time at which everything began. The Simons Observatory will be built in the Chilean Atacama desert at an altitude of several thousand meters for the purposes of studying primordial gravitational waves which originated in the first ...

- ScienceDaily - US

Striking union at BHP's Escondida says it is open to further conversations

The union for striking workers at BHP Billiton's Escondida in Chile, the world's largest copper mine, said after meeting with the company on Monday that it was open to further conversations that could lead to reopening negotiations. "At this time, both parties are doing their own evaluation. Depending on the status of that ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

World Bank tribunal rules against Pakistan in Reko Diq project case

An arbitration tribunal of the World Bank's International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes had on Monday ruled against the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in relation to the unlawful denial of a mining lease for the Reko Diq project in 2011, Chilean mining company Antofagasta plc announced on Tuesday.The ...

- DAWN - PK

Apple's bold new red iPhone 7 turns upgrading into a philanthropic decision

Apple just made upgrading to an iPhone 7 a philanthropic decision by adding a red special edition to the lineup. The new red aluminum finish, which is available to order for both iPhone 7 and 7 Plus in-store and online on March 24, is a fundraising effort for the Global Fund. Apple will contribute a portion of red iPhone ...

- PCWorld.com - US

Hong Kong bans imports of Brazilian meat after food safety scandal

Hong Kong food safety authorities have banned meat imports from Brazil as a precautionary measure following a scandal over the sale of unsafe produce in the South American country. The move comes after China, the European Union and Chile imposed similar bans following announcements by Brazilian authorities last week that ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Brazil meat scandal deepens as China, EU, Chile bar imports

RIO DE JANEIRO " A scandal over allegations of bribery in Brazil's meat-packing industry to allow the sale of expired meat deepened as the European Union, China and Chile decided to halt some meat imports from Latin America's...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Brazil meat scandal deepens as China, EU, Chile bar imports

RIO DE JANEIRO — A scandal over allegations of bribery in Brazil's meat-packing industry to allow the sale of expired meat deepened as the...

- Townhall.com - US

Brazil beef scandal leaves fewer options for global buyers

By Tom Polansek and Theopolis Waters CHICAGO - Global beef buyers will likely need to cobble together supplies from several nations if a scandal persists in Brazil's meat sector because supply constraints and politics are already limiting trade flows, market analysts said on Monday. China suspended imports of all meat ...

- Sify - IN

Suarez suspension an advantage for Brazil – Casemiro

Brazil visit Uruguay on World Cup duty this week, with midfielder Casemiro suggesting the absence of Luis Suarez will give the five-times champions an advantage in the top-of-the-table clash in Montevideo. The Barcelona striker has scored 31 goals in 41 appearances for his club this season but will miss the Brazil game ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

China, EU, Korea, Chile suspend beef and poultry imports from Brazil

The fallout from Brazil's rotten meat scandal accelerated Monday when China, a huge market, suspended imports and the European Union and South Korea demanded a partial ban. Another ban on Brazilian meat imposed by Chile sparked fears of a trade spat between the two South American partners.

- MercoPress - FK

Export bans hit Brazil's meat industry after scandal

Brasília - The fallout from Brazil's rotten meat scandal accelerated on Monday when China, a huge client, suspended imports and the European Union demanded a partial ban. Another ban on Brazilian meat imposed by Chile sparked fears of a trade spat between the two South American partners. A charm offensive by President ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Striking union, BHP Billiton's Escondida mine to meet Monday

Striking workers at BHP Billiton's Escondida copper mine in Chile, the world's largest, said they will hold negotiations with the company on Monday, but the union imposed a condition that it will only discuss workers' three main demands. Union members have also given union leaders authority to walk away from negotiations ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

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