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  • December 5, 2014

    Chile to Have Free Higher Education by 2016

    Chile’s Minister of Interior Rodrigo Peñailillo announced Thursday that university education will be free by 2016. “In March 2016 we will start with the free higher education, now that we have the resources [to implement the reform], as we approved the fiscal reform,” said Peñailillo.

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  • November 15, 2014

    Chile and China; Food and drink draw two regions together

    A FEW YEARS ago some Chinese oenologists with almost no Spanish arrived in one of Chile’s most prestigious wine regions, the Colchagua Valley, to buy a vineyard. They were from Cofco, a big state-owned Chinese food and drink manufacturer whose Great Wall wines are quaffed by the country’s aspirant middle classes.

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  • November 14, 2014

    Glencore, Mick Davis among suitors of Anglo' s Chile mines

    Commodity group Glencore and X2, a company set up by former Xstrata boss Mick Davis, are among the suitors of the Chilean copper assets put up for sale by global miner Anglo American, industry and banking sources said this week.

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  • October 29, 2014

    Climate Change Concerns Push Chile to Forefront of Carbon Tax Movement

    These are rough times for carbon taxes, aimed at mitigating climate change. Australia recently repealed its carbon tax. South Korea delayed a carbon-based tax on vehicle emissions. South Africa put off a planned carbon tax until 2016. And yet, for environmentalists, a sliver of hope exists in the shape of Chile, one of Latin America’s fastest-growing economies, which last month approved the first carbon tax in South America. The measure, due to take effect in 2018, was part of a broad overhaul of the tax system.

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  • September 24, 2013


    CARLOS HONORATO Director of Pro Chile Chilean Government Trade and Investment Office

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  • May 28, 2013

    Informal luncheon with Ms. Liselott Kana

    Head of the International Tax Legislation Department of the Revenue Administration in the Ministry of Finance of Chile.

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  • April 6, 2013

    Save the Date: Francisco Bustamante

    Opening Reception, May 2nd 2013, 6:30 pm

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  • February 21, 2013

    Claudia Acuña: show at the NYC WinterJazzFest

    Now I am happy to invite you to my next show, at the Harlem Stage in NYC. This concert is part of the Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Series and therefore is FREE to the public but you must reserve your seats fast! I will be playing as a quintet, with my faithful team of musicians including Jon Cowherd on the piano, Yayo Serka on the drums, and Juancho Herrera on guitar.

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