Chilean economic officials resign in blow to centre-left coalition - Reuters

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chilean President Michelle Bachelet's top economic officials resigned on Thursday after the cancellation of a major mining project, weakening her centre-left coalition before November elections. Finance Minister Rodrigo Valdes said ...

Chile's peso jumps after economic team resigns - Financial Times

The economic team of Chile's president Michelle Bachelet resigned on Thursday in a major blow for the ruling centre-left coalition ahead of presidential elections in November. The walkout by finance minister Rodrigo Valdés, his deputy Alejandro Micco ...

Chile's Finance Minister Resigns amid Controversy with President Bachelet over Mine Project - PanAm Post

Español Chile's Finance Minister Rodrigo Valdés resigned this week following a meeting on Thursday, August 31 between important economic ministers of the country. “I have presented my resignation to her excellency, the President of the Republic ...

EMERGING MARKETS-Chile peso extends rally as China data lifts copper - Reuters

By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Aug 31 (Reuters) - The Chilean peso and the Brazilian real strengthened on Thursday as strong Chinese industrial figures lifted metal prices, but the Mexican peso slipped on lingering concerns over North American Free ...

Chile's finance, economy ministers resign - Financial Times

Chile's finance minister Rodrigo Valdés, his deputy and the economy minister resigned on Thursday in a major blow for the government ahead of presidential elections in November. The mass walk-out caused the peso to strengthen as investors speculated ...

Chile's Bachelet presents gay marriage bill - 9&10 News

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has presented a bill to legalize gay marriage, the latest in a series of recent reforms in a country long regarded as one of Latin America's most socially conservative. Bachelet signed the ...