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2014-07-17 23:09:46

The delegation met to celebrate and develop American-Chilean advances in business and technology. Washington DC (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Carlos Lewit, General Manager of Nisum Technologies, Chile participated in a delegation to Washington DC alongside Chilean president Michelle Bachelet from June 30th-July 1st. The delegation was invited by the Chilean-American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham Chile), as part of a representative sample of the variety and depth of economic and commercial interests...

2010-03-05 11:22:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chilean earthquake hit just days before the landmark transition from outgoing President Michelle Bachelet to conservative President-elect Sebastian Pinera, and that is reopening old political fault lines that would better remain closed, says Peter M. Siavelis, director of Latin American Studies at Wake Forest University. Siavelis, who has extensive experience briefing U.S. government appointees on Chile's political landscape, says...

2008-09-24 18:00:27

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet made a trip to Massachusetts to honor "one of the great and true friends of Chile," U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy. Bachelet presented the Massachusetts Democrat with the Order to the Merit of Chile in a ceremony at the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port, The Boston Globe reported. The award is the highest honor Chile can give a foreign national. "You were there for us when human rights were massively and systematically abused," she said. "You not only...

2008-08-28 00:00:26

By Peter Popham The Hollywood writers' strike has given home-grown films a chance to shine in Venice. Add the eclectic tastes of director Marco Mueller and this is an event like no other. By Peter Popham The Venice Film Festival This year's Venice Film Festival got off to a cliche-ridden start: the sun beat down, George Clooney and Brad Pitt, Italy's favourite Americans, flashed their dazzling Hollywood smiles and signed autographs for adoring fans, the water taxis threatened to go on...

2008-08-22 21:00:17

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Forrest Beanum, +1-310-804-2591, forrest@beanumgroup.com, for The Imagen Foundation ysDistinguishedEventReturnstoBeverlyHiltonHotelwithRecordAttendance. Foundations LegacyAwards Bestowed to TonyPlana, Rodrigo Garcia andLigiah Villalobos. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hollywood stars were out last night in full force as nearly 1000 actors, entertainment industry executives, film and television studios and supporters...

2006-08-22 12:10:18

By Fiona Ortiz SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - A startling art exhibit depicting all of Chile's past presidents strung up by nooses, on display in a national-palace annex, is testing Chileans' ability to laugh at themselves. "Let's not be Parra-noid," quipped Chilean President Michelle Bachelet when she inaugurated the installation by veteran bad-boy poet and visual artist Nicanor Parra, 91. The exhibit is in an underground cultural center at Chile's national-palace complex. Displaying...

2006-07-12 16:23:10

By Rodrigo Martinez SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - At least 12 people, including three firemen and a police officer doing rescue work, died or were missing after heavy rains triggered swollen rivers and landslides in southern Chile, officials said on Wednesday. Chilean President Michelle Bachelet traveled to the site of a landslide that buried 10 people in the Bio Bio region, 300 miles south of the capital, and the government declared the region a disaster zone, freeing up resources to...


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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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