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

Chilean Universities to Release Financial Information
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Chilean Universities to Release Financial Information

By Mariana Zepeda on June 26, 2012.   SANTIAGO – The Ministry of Education has requested financial information from institutions of higher education in light of current investigations concerning educational profiteering. Only 17 of the 143 Chilean universities have released this information, which is due on Saturday, June 30. Following the scandals that brought to light abuses … Continue reading