A delegation from the Chilean Easter Island early this week has asked the British Museum in London for the return of an iconic statue believed to date from around 1200 AD and even offered to replace it with a replica carved from stone by a contemporary artist.
* MLA Elsby anticipates the public will be engaged on the final proposal. A final decision on where in Argentina a second commercial flight from the Falklands to a third country in the region will land “has yet to be made,” assured Member of Legislative Assembly Barry Elsby on Thursday.
China's Joyvio Group, subsidiary of the Chinese conglomerate Legend Holdings Corporation, has put in an offer to buy 100% of shares of Chile's Australis Seafoods for a price of US$ 880 million. The acquisition is subject to compliance and must be completed no later than April 2019.
Chile and Brazil signed a free trade agreement on Wednesday that scraps red tape and tariffs between the two South American economies, in a move both governments said would give a boost to regional integration.
A buyover deal of Chilean salmon producer and exporter Australis by Chinese company Joyvio, subsidiary of Legend Holdings and parent of Lenovo, is close to being finalized, it was announced Tuesday.
The standardisation of products through technology advancements has helped Chilean fruit exporters conquer China as a destination, it was the reported.
Japanese authorities have arrested Carlos Ghosn, chairman of the Nissan Motor Co., Renault SA and Mitsubishi Motors Corp., for allegedly understating his personal income on financial statements thus violating the country's financial law, it was reported Monday.
British Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Elizabeth Truss visits Latin America to build relationships with Brazil and Chile. Ms Truss visited Brasília, São Paulo and Santiago for bilateral meetings with ministers and will follow-up on the second UK/Brazil Economic and Financial Dialogue (EFD), particularly on infrastructure.
The 222 passengers of the stranded Ponant's Le Soleal cruise vessel finally left from Punta Arenas airport over the week end terminating their several days unexpected adventure which started last Wednesday when the vessel suffered damages in attempting to reach the port of Natales, in southern Chile.
With support from the Chilean Navy, French cruise Le Soleal with 222 passengers, anchored on Wednesday some twelve kilometers from Puerto Natales, in southern Chile fiords' region, following an accident while navigating along the Kirke channel.