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Chilean law fast-tracks treatment for common illnesses

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Chilean law fast-tracks treatment for common illnesses

Worldfocus special correspondent Edie Magnus traveled to Chile, a country with universal health care coverage. However, treatment actually depends on what disease you have and how likely you are to be cured.

Posted: December 2, 2009 18:15   Comments: 0
Chilean health care system a possible model for the U.S.

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Chilean health care system a possible model for the U.S.

Victor Rodwin discusses the intricacies of the health care system in Chile and how it compares to the United States. He is a professor of health policy and management at the Wagner School of Public Service at New York University.

Posted: December 2, 2009 14:19   Comments: 2
APEC summit brings Chile-Peru tensions to the fore

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APEC summit brings Chile-Peru tensions to the fore

Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner writes about a latent conflict between Chile and Peru that has emerged at the recent Asia-Pacific summit in Singapore. Historically, relations between Chile and Peru have had their ups and downs, and the two countries are currently at odds over an espionage case.

Posted: November 17, 2009 12:35   Comments: 6
How Chile weathered the global economic downturn

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How Chile weathered the global economic downturn

In this wide-ranging interview, Chilean finance minister Andres Velasco speaks about Chile's privatization of social security, its past and present fiscal policy, and the lessons advisors have learned from economic cycles of the past.

Posted: October 14, 2009 16:06   Comments: 0
Chile squirrels away copper fortunes and spends prudently

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Chile squirrels away copper fortunes and spends prudently

Correspondent Edie Magnus reports on how the Chilean government has prudently managed its windfall copper profits. Chile is now financing public works projects, creating jobs and doling out cash stipends to the poor.

Posted: October 13, 2009 13:56   Comments: 2
Hoping for interviews with South American leaders

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Hoping for interviews with South American leaders

Worldfocus producer Ivette Feliciano shares a video and blog of her efforts to get two South American presidents as guests on the show.

Posted: September 21, 2009 10:15   Comments: 0
Cold warriors are still with us, and history is now

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Cold warriors are still with us, and history is now

This weekend the National Security Archive published documents showing that President Richard M. Nixon had sought help from Brazil in 1971 to overthrow Chilean President Salvador Allende. Peter Eisner discusses the significance of these documents and what we haven't learned from history.

Posted: August 17, 2009 10:15   Comments: 2
Disease cripples Chile’s fishing industry, economy

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Disease cripples Chile’s fishing industry, economy

A disease has swept through Chile's fishing industry, disrupting local economies. Michael Novacek of the American Museum of Natural History discusses the problems faced by Chile and global aquaculture.

Posted: June 11, 2009 18:43   Comments: 1
Gender equality varies wildly in Latin America

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Gender equality varies wildly in Latin America

A Worldfocus contributing blogger explores how different electoral systems have resulted in varying levels of power for Latin American women.

Posted: February 11, 2009 07:28   Comments: 2
Historic elections not “only in America”

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Historic elections not “only in America”

A Worldfocus contributing blogger takes issue with the notion that Barack Obama's election could happen "only in America," pointing to several historic elections in Latin America.

Posted: November 7, 2008 23:59   Comments: 1

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