Ministry of Public Works Re-evaluates Water Extraction Laws
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Ministry of Public Works Re-evaluates Water Extraction Laws

The Ministry of Public Works. Photo: Gobierno de Chile. SANTIAGO — The Chilean government has released a project that will allow local communities to represent themselves in the water extraction arena. Minister of Public Works Laurence Golborne attended a special government session focused on garnering professional opinions about water extraction legislation in the country. The new law … Continue reading

President Piñera Scores Low on Citizen Evaluation
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President Piñera Scores Low on Citizen Evaluation

By Mariana Zepedaon July 3, 2012. SANTIAGO — President Piñera and his government scored low in a recent citizen evaluation led by Radio Cooperativa. President Piñera received low scores in recent citizen evaluations. Photo: Alex Ibañez Halfway through 2012 and after the government’s first two years in power, high rates of citizen disapproval toward the … Continue reading

Students Will Hand In Detailed Proposals to La Moneda
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Students Will Hand In Detailed Proposals to La Moneda

By Mariana Zepedaon June 28, 2012. Students will hand the government a letter detailing their ideas for improving Chile’s education system. Photo: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile SANTIAGO — The Confech (Confederation of Chilean Students) announced that after the national protest today, they will provide La Moneda with a letter detailing their ideas for the … Continue reading

Chilean Government Will Not Consider Marijuana Legalization
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Chilean Government Will Not Consider Marijuana Legalization

By Mariana Zepedaon June 26, 2012. The Chilean government is not considering legalizing marihuana as did Uruguay. Photo: US Fish and Wildlife Service SANTIAGO — The Chilean government stated that they are not considering the legalization of “soft drugs,” like marijuana. These declarations were made during the celebrations for the International Day for Drug Use … Continue reading