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Sebastian Pinera

Miguel Juan Sebastián Piñera Echenique is the current President of Chile. He won the second round of the presidential election that took place on January 17, 2010 and took office on March 11, 2010. He is a well-known economist, investor, capitalist, politician, former Senator, and leader of the presidential and parliamentary electoral coalition Coalition for Change. Piñera ranks among Chile's richest persons. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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2012
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British cruise avoids Chilean port because of protests and social unrest
2012-02-28
Aysen citizens organized under the Social Movement for the Aysen Region sent last week a memo to President Sebastian Piñera with their demands to unlock the conflict. “If government comes up with clear, effective and real solutions regarding fuel, ...
(MercoPress)
  1. Intense protests rock Patagonian Chile

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Road blocks, food shortages continue as Aysén wait for ministers
2012-02-27
While the Sebastián Piñera administration sent the health and transport ministers last week, Chadwick said the regional governor is representing the president in the zone of Aysén for the time being. She is in permanent contact with them, Chadwick said ...
(Santiago Times)
  1. Chile: residents block roads in Aysén region

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Chile offers help to Brazil after Antarctic tragedy
2012-02-27
SANTIAGO – President Sebastian Piñera, spoke with Dilma Roussef, Brazilian President, to show solidarity after the fire that destroyed the Comandante Ferraz Antarctic base, which caused the death of two men and one injured. In addition, the Chilean ...
(I Love Chile News)
  1. Deadly Fire Incinerates Brazil's Antarctic Base
  2. Fire breaks out in Brazilian Antarctic base
  3. Fire destroys Brazil's Antarctic outpost, killing two

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Blaze destroys Brazilian Antarctic base; two dead when generator room exploded
2012-02-27
She called Chilean President Sebastian Piñera to thank him for his country's assistance in the face of the emergency. Several South American countries have bases in Antarctica where they carry out scientific research, despite concerns among ...
(MercoPress)
  1. Brazilian Research Station in Anarctica Destroyed by Fire, Kills Two
  2. Loss of Antarctic base deals Brazil a major blow

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In Chile, devastating 2010 earthquake and tsunami still showing political ...
2012-02-26
SANTIAGO, Chile — Two years after Chile's devastating earthquake, the failure to give a tsunami warning and a slow reconstruction effort are shaping politics ahead of the 2013 election to pick President Sebastian Pinera's successor.
(Washington Post)
  1. Chileans See Political Aftershocks From 2010 Quake

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Chilean protesters are up for adoption
2012-02-22
But President Sebastian Pinera, already under pressure from separate protests from students and indigenous Mapuche communities, sent a delegation to defuse the row. Protesters in Santiago at a rally in support of the people from Chile's Aysen region .
(Sydney Morning Herald)
  1. Social conflict paralyzes Aysen processing plants

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Chilean president touts strong economic growth
2012-02-21
20 (Xinhua) -- Chilean President Sebastian Pinera on Monday hailed the country's high economic growth of 6.3 percent last year and its solid creation of jobs. "It's a tremendous satisfaction to me, and a real source of joy to see how Chile, ...
(People's Daily Online)
  1. Chile to build up Antarctic military presence

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UK Prime Minister gives President Piñera surprise phone call
2012-02-15
SANTIAGO – The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron, gave Chilean President Sebastian Piñera a surprise phone call yesterday afternoon at his house in Bahía Coique. Cameron wanted to take the opportunity to personally articulate his ...
(I Love Chile News)
  1. Chile's Pres Pinera Receives Call From British PM Cameron On Falklands
  2. PM discusses Malvinas with Chile govt.
  3. Cristina Fernandez to visit Piñera in Chile March 15 and 16

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Hague trip ruffles Malvinas feathers
2012-02-07
Curiously, the future arrival of the head of the Foreign Office in Chile was announced yesterday in La Moneda Government House by Andrés Chadwick, spokesman for President Sebastián Piñera, immediately after Chadwick made reference to President Cristina ...
(Buenos Aires Herald)
  1. Chile supports Malvinas claim but underlines 'special relation' with the UK