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  • September 15, 2011

    Astronomers in Chile have discovered more than 50 new planets

    The new planets were located using the High Accuracy Radial Velocity Planet Searcher (HARPS) at the European Southern Observatory‘s (ESO) La Silla Observatory in Chile.

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  • September 8, 2011

    Third annual Ch.ACO brings art from around the world to Chile

    The country's premier contemporary art event will feature works from 35 galleries in 10 different countries, along with a mini-exhibit of art from the Pacific Rim.

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  • September 7, 2011

    Chile places $1 bln dlr sovereign, reopens peso bond

    Reuters reported today that Chile's government said on Wednesday it had successfully placed a $1 billion 10-year dollar sovereign bond in New York, and had reopened for a further $350 million a peso bond issued last year.

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  • September 7, 2011

    Chile’s August Trade Surplus Narrows on Record Imports

    Bloomberg reported today that Chilean Exports climbed 23 percent to $6.9 billion from the year earlier, including $3.6 billion of copper, while imports leaped 28 percent to $6.4 billion, the bank said on its website today. The median estimate of nine economists surveyed by Bloomberg was for a surplus of $1.1 billion.

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  • September 6, 2011

    Chile Stocks Close Mildly Higher As Commodity Shares Rise

    DOW JONES NEWSWIRES reported that Chile's blue-chip Ipsa index ended slightly higher Tuesday, lifted by commodities-related companies as investors went bargain hunting after recent steep losses.

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  • September 2, 2011

    Concha y Toro the World' s Most Admired Wine Brand

    Concha y Toro was named the most admired wine brand in the world, according to a survey by the British magazine Drinks International, which surpassed well known brands such as Torres, Antinori and Chateau Latour, among others.

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  • August 31, 2011

    Parsing Pisco: Chile, Peru, and the Next Big Thing from Years Past

    StarChefs says that if you bring up Ray’s Pizza in the right (or wrong) company in New York City, you’re bound to get a heated response. The same holds true for pisco, the “national drink” of Chile … and Peru.

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  • August 4, 2011

    New York Post highlights the benefits of skiing in Chile

    The newspaper New York Post recently published an article highlighting the virtues of these resorts, in particular for tourists from the northern hemisphere to enjoy counter-seasonal skiing activities.

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