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Pinera poised for presidential comeback in Chile

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© AFP / by Paulina ABRAMOVICH | Chile’s Sebastian Pinera delivers a speech ahead of Sunday’s presidential election, in which he is expected to garner the most votes — but perhaps not enough to win without a run-off… 561 palabras más

Ex-President Pinera leads Chile vote, but will face runoff

SANTIAGO, Chile — Billionaire businessman Sebastian Pinera held a big lead late Sunday in returns from Chile’s presidential election, buoyed by support from Chileans who hope the former president can resuscitate a flagging economy, though he didn’t get enough votes to avoid a runoff. 440 palabras más

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Presupuesto 2018: ¿Un problema económico o político?

Dos economistas y dos analistas políticos analizan el conflicto en torno al erario nacional debido al sorpresivo y elevado aumento en el gasto público ¿Puede la Reforma tributaria cubrir el déficit fiscal que preveen algunos economistas? 695 palabras más

Política

Destroying the Ability to Think Historically in Chile. An interview with historian Alberto Harambour.

(First published in Upside Down World)

The decision to remove the term ‘military dictatorship’ from Chilean primary school textbooks has been revoked. However, this remains a superficial change. 1.301 palabras más

Chile

September 29 in history

522 BC – Darius I of Persia killed the Magian usurper Gaumâta, securing his hold as king of the Persian Empire.

480 BC  Battle of Salamis… 700 palabras más

History

'A Nightmare Without An End': Wildfires Burn Out Of Control In Chile

REBECCA HERSHER

The government of Chile says wildfires that have killed at least 10 people are the worst blazes in the country’s history.

Several firefighters are among the dead. 565 palabras más

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