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

Tensions Build As National Protest Approaches
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Tensions Build As National Protest Approaches

Tensions build as national standstill approaches. Photo: Mark Teiwes By Mariana Zepeda on June 26, 2012. SANTIAGO — Tensions are building around the national protest called for Thursday June 28 by the Confech (Confederation of Chilean Students). Both professors and workers confirmed their attendance at the protests, while students demand that school officials remove the … Continue reading

Konecta Chile Workers Command Attention
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Konecta Chile Workers Command Attention

By Mariana Zepedaon July 11, 2012. Evelyn Matthei, Minister of Labor and Social Welfare, condemned the call center worker’s action. Photo: Ministerio Secretaria General de Gobierno SANTIAGO — Since last week, workers from the call center Konecta Chile have been protesting their employer’s refusal to renegotiate salaries. The workers of this small company have garnered … Continue reading