Recycled bottles help form Toki walls. Photo: Dan Lewis

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People of Pucón return to life with Volcán Villarrica

On March 3rd the peace of a clear night was somewhat disturbed as volcán Villarrica rumbled and spewed lava into the starry sky. Situated 750km south of Santiago, volcán Villarrica stands ominously over...

Chilean copper mining industry is digging its own grave

Experts say Chilean copper ores have peaked, triggering a scramble to maintain growth with a US$105 billion injection from the government over the next ten years. But risky mining investment may turn...