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News Chile Social: Coronavirus Turns Chile's Middle Classes Into New Poor

Published on: Tuesday 30 June 2020
Coronavirus Turns Chile's Middle Classes Into New Poor
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/coronavirus-turns-chiles-middle-classes-new-poor-3003438

During more than three decades of boom in Chile, the middle classes reaped the rewards, but just three months of the coronavirus pandemic has already reduced many to poverty. When a protest movement ...

News Chile Social: How Chile Ended Up With One Of The Highest COVID-19 Rates

Published on: Wednesday 01 July 2020
How Chile Ended Up With One Of The Highest COVID-19 Rates
News source: https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/07/02/885207834/covid-19-exploits-cracks-in-chilean-society

It's a wealthy nation with a robust health care system. So why does Chile have one of the highest coronavirus infection rates per capita of any country in the world?

News Chile Social: Scenes from Santiago: Chile's protests spill from streets to stage

Published on: Sunday 02 February 2020
Scenes from Santiago: Chile's protests spill from streets to stage
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2020/feb/03/santiago-chile-theatre-festival-protest

The city’s theatre is emotional, indignant and polemical finds our critic on a whirlwind trip through a dozen shows ...

News Chile Social: Falling Fireballs Crashed in Chile Last Week. They Weren't Meteorites, Experts Say.

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
Falling Fireballs Crashed in Chile Last Week. They Weren't Meteorites, Experts Say.
News source: https://www.space.com/fireballs-fall-on-chile.html

Geologists from Chile's National Geology and Mining Service soon arrived to examine the seven sites that had been scorched by the falling space stuff. While they conducted their analyses, the story ...

News Chile Social: RPT-Buried treasure on Chile's Robinson Crusoe Island sparks new controversy

Published on: Wednesday 25 September 2019
RPT-Buried treasure on Chile's Robinson Crusoe Island sparks new controversy
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/rpt-buried-treasure-chiles-robinson-110000935.html

A 20-year quest for a legendary trove of 18th century treasure on Chile's far flung Robinson Crusoe Island is facing fresh obstacles after a local lawmaker filed a claim seeking to block efforts to dig it up. Representative Diego Ibanez told Reuters he had filed a petition with the country's

News Chile Social: Chile's stolen children: 'I was tricked into handing over my baby'

Published on: Wednesday 25 September 2019
Chile's stolen children: 'I was tricked into handing over my baby'
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-48929112

Social workers would tell mothers they were too poor to keep ... when he was 17 years old, he travelled to Chile with his adoptive family to meet the Dutch nun who had arranged his adoption. She took ...

News Chile Social: Buried treasure on Chile's Robinson Crusoe Island sparks new controversy

Published on: Wednesday 25 September 2019
Buried treasure on Chile's Robinson Crusoe Island sparks new controversy
News source: http://news.trust.org/item/20190925210946-5egx0

a member of Chile's far-left Convergencia Social party, said in a telephone interview. "We hope the Inspector General declares it illegal." At issue is a collection of jewels and silver and gold ...

News Chile Social: About 200 mostly Venezuelan migrants stuck at Chile-Peru border

Published on: Thursday 20 June 2019
About 200 mostly Venezuelan migrants stuck at Chile-Peru border
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/200-mostly-venezuelan-migrants-stuck-233948264.html

Some 200 mostly Venezuelan migrants fleeing poverty at home remained stranded on the Peru-Chile border on Thursday after being refused entry to Chile earlier this week. Latin America is in the grip of an immigration crisis, with millions of people from Central America and Venezuela driven by poverty

News Chile Social: Chile President Pinera shakes up cabinet as economy wavers

Published on: Thursday 13 June 2019
Chile President Pinera shakes up cabinet as economy wavers
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/chile-president-pinera-shakes-cabinet-185806307.html

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera sacked six ministers on Thursday in a bid to renew confidence in his center-right reform program, hours after pollster CEP showed approval for his administration had plunged to 25 percent. Pinera replaced Economy Minister Jose Ramon Valente with economist Juan Andres

News Chile Social: VAN DIEST: Chile changing attitudes, inspiring next generation at World Cup

Published on: Tuesday 18 June 2019
VAN DIEST: Chile changing attitudes, inspiring next generation at World Cup
News source: https://torontosun.com/sports/soccer/chile-changing-attitudes-and-inspiring-next-generation-at-world-cup

REIMS — The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup is more than just a soccer tournament for many of the developing countries taking part in the event.The women’s game is growing at different rates in different parts of the world.

News Chile Social: Chilean Crime Drama ‘The Frontier’ to Explore Centuries-Old Social Conflict

Published on: Tuesday 18 June 2019
Chilean Crime Drama ‘The Frontier’ to Explore Centuries-Old Social Conflict
News source: https://variety.com/2019/tv/global/chilean-crime-drama-the-frontier-to-explore-centuries-old-social-conflict-1203246511/

“Chile has a booming media industry with top ... high-quality drama series and also emphasize music and sound design. “Social realities are gritty enough, so we like to portray them with ...

News Chile Social: Today's top tech news, June 06: Lazada Co-founders launch social e-commerce startup Crea

Published on: Wednesday 05 June 2019
News source: https://e27.co/todays-top-tech-news-june-06-lazada-co-founders-launch-social-e-commerce-startup-crea-20190606/

Lazada Co-founders Aimone Ripa di Meana and Alessandro Piscini have launched Crea, a social e-commerce startup ... China’s Didi Chuxing starts ride-hailing services in Chile, Colombia [Reuters] ...

News Chile Social: Expert roundtable: Are Chile’s decarbonization plans viable?

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
News source: https://www.bnamericas.com/en/features/expert-roundtable-are-chiles-decarbonization-plans-viable

This vision is accompanied by a more general concept of development. So, Chile has managed to maintain that vision of the sector and establish a social pact and an internal agreement regarding the ...