Publication: Santiago Times

First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Chilean cumbia, how a tropical rhythm took root in the Southern Cone

From exotic import to dancefloor staple, via years in the wilderness due to dictatorship-era censorship: The story of cumbia in Chile.Cumbia has gone from an exotic import to a mainstay of Chilean music. Photo via Banda ConmociónSince its inception 70-plus ... [Published Santiago Times - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Government fines banks and safety companies for security failures

The Santiago TimesFollowing a recent upsurge in ATM bombings in Santiago, officials threaten to fine banks which don’t beef up security to ward of attack.Hundreds of ATM machines have met their fates in such ignominious ways over the past year. Photo ... [Published Santiago Times - Sep 03 2014]
Entities: Bank, Security, Santiago
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Business leaders slapped with multi-million dollar fines

The Santiago TimesCascadas Case comes to a head: businessmen found guilty of questionable trades orchestrated with help of former stock exchange leader.Julio Ponce Lerou is among several business leaders to be handed down multi-million dollar fines for ... [Published Santiago Times - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Campaign demands end to impunity for Pinochet-era criminals

The Santiago TimesFamilies of dictatorship victims and human rights groups roll out plan to shut down ‘luxury’ prison and bring privileged criminals to justice.AFDD supporters demanding answers about family members who “disappeared” during Pinochet’s ... [Published Santiago Times - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Market wrap: Construction rises as mergers move ahead

The Santiago TimesAug. 25 – 29: Foreign companies extend tender offers in ongoing buyouts as building companies move up and controversial holding chain reshuffles.CFR Pharmaceuticals S.A. (CFR), the country’s largest pharmaceuticals manufacturer, rose ... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 30 2014]
Entities: CEM SA, Banmédica SA, Rheem
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

In the wake of another murder, activists launch anti-femicide campaign

The Santiago TimesCalling femicide a ‘crime of passion’ dilutes what is simply murder, official says as she launches consciousness-raising social media campaign.A social media campaign urges women to post pictures of themselves holding up signs displaying ... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 30 2014]
Entities: Santiago, Homicide, Chile
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

This weekend in the capital: Wes Anderson, Satta Selekta festival

The Santiago TimesA roundup of some of the best culture, music, art, theater and film the city has to offer: ‘A homage to Beuys,’ electronica, Franz Ferdinand.A selection of Wes Anderson’s cult films show this week in Santiago. Photo via @marikoelliot ... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Gay Chilean marine comes out with armed forces’ full support

The Santiago TimesAs campaigners tackle discrimination in the military, marine makes history as first gay officer in the world to publicly come out with superiors’ approval.At a press conference on Wed. Aug. 27, marine Mauricio Ruiz publicly came out, ... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Children lobby government for ‘five-star’ glacier regulation

The Santiago TimesCoalition of young and old request government protection of nation’s glaciers, which, to date, have no legislation safeguarding them.A September debate will put glacier legislation on the table. Photo by Luis Alejandro Bernal / Flic ... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Guards confirmed innocent in San Miguel prison fire case

The Santiago TimesCourt ratifies decision absolving guards for the deaths of 81 prisoners in a notorious 2010 fire, officials point fingers at prison system and overcrowding.81 inmates died in the San Miguel prison fire of 2010. Photo by Eye Spy CatIn ... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Chile’s ambassador returns to Israel as ceasefire takes hold

The Santiago TimesIn coordination with other South American countries, ambassador resumes post in Israel; Bachelet promises additional humanitarian aid to Gaza civilians.Chile’s ambassador to Israel will return to Tel Aviv next week. Photo by bildungsr0man ... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

This Week in Business: Wind power push, state fund capitalization

The Santiago TimesMajor stories from the world of trade finance and economics: Owners of major holding company accused of tax evasion, Latam integrated market may see new member.Chile opens a new wind park in an effort to source more power from renewable ... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 28 2014]

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Chilean cumbia, how a tropical rhythm took root... [Published Santiago Times - Sep 03 2014]
Government fines banks and safety companies for... [Published Santiago Times - Sep 03 2014]
Business leaders slapped with multi-million dol... [Published Santiago Times - Sep 03 2014]
Campaign demands end to impunity for Pinochet-e... [Published Santiago Times - Sep 03 2014]
Market wrap: Construction rises as mergers move... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 30 2014]
In the wake of another murder, activists launch... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 30 2014]
This weekend in the capital: Wes Anderson, Satt... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 29 2014]
Children lobby government for ‘five-star’ glaci... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 29 2014]
Guards confirmed innocent in San Miguel prison ... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 29 2014]
Chile’s ambassador returns to Israel as ceasefi... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 28 2014]
This Week in Business: Wind power push, state f... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 28 2014]
Gay Chilean marine comes out with armed forces’... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 28 2014]
Job vacancy: Regional Director for Latin Americ... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 27 2014]
Peru will stop nationalist protest entering Chi... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 27 2014]
Chile chastized by US senators for recalling am... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 27 2014]
Deputies attack ‘revenge porn’ on privacy grounds [Published Santiago Times - Aug 27 2014]
Pinochet’s secret police chief, Manuel Contrera... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 27 2014]
Chile warns Peru to stop nationalists’ from ent... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 26 2014]
Chile remains divided over its role in Falkland... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 26 2014]
Prominent activist launches universally accessi... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 26 2014]
Conservationists launch initiative to save Chil... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 24 2014]
Market Wrap: Currency movements dominate market... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 23 2014]
Ex-president Piñera and government ministers tr... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 23 2014]
Thousands march for changes in landmark educati... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 22 2014]
50,000 evacuated from Santiago metro in latest ... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 21 2014]
Santiago rated one of best cities to live in So... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 21 2014]
This Week in Business: Reactions to GDP print, ... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 21 2014]
Opposition attack signature education reform an... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 20 2014]
Senator calls for regulation of polling practices [Published Santiago Times - Aug 20 2014]
Chile announces new prisons to reduce rampant o... [Published Santiago Times - Aug 20 2014]
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