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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.