Maolis Castro (EN)

Maolis Castro (EN)

Journalist in Chile

Venezuelan journalist in Chile with experience in international media. She was correspondent of the Spanish newspaper El País in Caracas, and collaborated for ABC, Wall Street Journal, and DW. She worked for the investigative journalism site Armando.info.

News in English

Belt-Tightening Begins Now, Not in 2023, NotCo’s CEO Says

In an interview with Bloomberg Línea, Matías Muchnick says the company needs to focus on being profitable in the next two years and is not prioritizing new product launches

News in English

Chile’s Falabella Foresees E-Commerce Taking Bigger Share of Overall Sales

Gaston Bottazzini, department store chain Falabella’s CEO, tells Bloomberg Línea about the company’s plans to diversify its revenue streams, the regional business outlook and IKEA’s growth plans in South America

News in English

Chilean Government Rethinks Mining Taxation Plan

The country’s finance ministry has added proposals to the bill being debated in the Senate that would simplify the proposal for mining royalty payments and reduce the ad valorem element

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How Chile’s Government Aims to Overhaul Country’s Aging Pension System

In an interview with Bloomberg Línea, Labor Minister Jeannette Jara talks about the proposed bill that aims to bring the country’s pension system in line with OECD recommendations

PUBLICIDAD

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Mining in the Metaverse, the Business a Chilean Startup is Chasing

Chilean entrepreneurs have created the Minverso platform, to train workers in the copper-mining industry within the metaverse

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Chile Lowers Tax on Copper-Mining Projects in Bid to Ignite Investment

President Gabriel Boric’s government has presented a six-point plan and 28 measures to spur investment in the country

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Chile’s Boric Reshuffles Cabinet Following Voters’ Rejection of Draft Constitution

Chilean President Gabriel Boric has made the first adjustments to his team since taking office in March, and which include the exit of Interior Minister Izkia Siches

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Ukraine’s Zelenskiy Calls on Latin America to Impose Sanctions on Russia, Cut Trade

The president of the invaded country said Latin American countries should join the sanctions imposed on Russia, and called on them to divulge his “truths”

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BHP Will Rethink Chile Investments if New Mining Royalties Law Enacted

The Australian mining company has said the possible effects of the government’s proposals are yet to be calculated, and may discourage investment in the country

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Chile’s Inflation Forecasts Darken As US Dollar Rises

Analysts consulted by Bloomberg Línea see the depreciation of the Chilean currency against the US dollar exacerbating inflationary pressure in July and August

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Chilean Copper Workers to Begin National Strike

The trade unions of state-owned Codelco have convoked an indefinite stoppage from Wednesday in protest at the government’s plans to close the Ventanas foundry

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Hits and Misses: Chile’s Gabriel Boric’s First 100 Days in Office

One-hundred days since taking office, the Chilean left-wing president’s approval rating is around 32%, according to a recent poll, the most abrupt fall in popularity for a leader since 1990

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Venezuela’s Growth Seen Outpacing South American Average In 2022

In an interview with Bloomberg Línea, ECLAC’s Daniel Titelman says the country could bring eight years of recession to an end this year, if economic predictions are correct

Startups

Betterfly Bets on Brazil, Targets More Markets for 2023

Cristóbal della Maggiora, CCO of the Chilean insurtech unicorn, tells Bloomberg Línea about its plans to enter the U.S., Spain and Portugal

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Chile’s Gabriel Boric Sworn-In, Faces Major Economic and Political Challenges

The 36-year-old president’s government inherits an economy in slowdown, high inflation and uncertainty concerning the new constitution

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Chile’s Boric Will Face Opposition from Both Right and Left

The President-elect, who takes office on Friday, will have adversaries from various sectors during his mandate, according to analysts

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Crypto’s Entry Into Chile’s RE Sector Pleases Investors

Despite its current volatility, real estate deals in cryptocurrency are emerging as an option in the country

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Startups Should Focus on Success, Not Unicorn Status, NotCo CEO Says

Matías Muchnick, CEO and cofounder of the Chilean startup, talks to Bloomberg Línea about the company’s next moves

Chile

Chile condena ataque a Ucrania y llama a Rusia a retirar sus tropas

El gobierno de Sebastián Piñera identificó a 53 chilenos en territorio ucraniano

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Levita Magnetics to Open AI, Robotics Center in Chile

Founder Alberto Rodríguez-Navarro talks to Bloomberg Línea about the medtech startup’s plans

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Merama, LatAm’s Newest Unicorn, Boasts Chilean Roots

Manuel José León and Domingo Cruzat are the Chilean cofounders of the Mexico and Brazil-based e-commerce platform

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