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"chilean government" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"Madrid as negotiators try to patch up significant rifts have remissions cuts the Chilean government minister leading the discussions as appear to dedicates to show flexibility adding that a deal is close the ceremony has taken place to dedicate the new national stadium in Tokyo which will be the main venue for the twenty twenty summer Olympics and Paralympics the event of the sixty thousand seater venue was attended by the prime minister Shinzo Ave the Israeli authorities have told Christians living in the Gaza Strip they will not be able to travel to Bethlehem in the west bank to celebrate Christmas it's a sudden change of policy by the government which is cited security concerns about a thousand mostly Greek orthodox Christians living in the Hamas controlled Gaza Strip an earthquake with a magnitude of six point eight to struck the island of Mindanao in the southern Philippines sixty kilometers southwest of the city of Davao images posted on social media show some damage to roads and buildings Nicaragua's National Assembly has approved a plan to nationalize major petrol station company that was the subject of sanctions by the United States on Thursday the US treasury department accuses the family of president Daniel Ortega have using the company to launch of money police in New Zealand say teams who have conducted a feather lamb search on one side and have been unable to locate two bodies still missing after last week's deadly volcanic eruption the leader of Britain's opposition labor party has apologized for his party's worst electoral defeat since the nineteen thirties in a letter published in the Sunday newspaper Jeremy Corbyn said that he was sorry that labor had come up short in Thursday's election BBC news hi there I'm I'm the muscle animism Baldwin who lived in South Africa for eighteen years about they may have officially ended the twenty five years ago but like many black people living in the country every day I have to deal with the tension between how much things have progressed and how in many ways South Africa remains divided along racial lines it's an uncomfortable conversation.
"chilean government" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"Is Punit McDonald with the BBC news negotiators are working through the night to you and climate talks in Madrid trying to salvage efforts to fight global warming the Chilean government minister leading the tolls has appealed to delegates to show flexibility a major rift over the extent of the commitment needed to cutting greenhouse gas emissions the minister Catalina Schmidt said the deal was almost there adding that it was hard but would be worth it some of the biggest polluters including the U. S. Brazil and India have been resisting demands for promised cuts to carbon emissions to be stepped up our environment correspondent not McGrath is in Madrid all over the place we've been getting some reports from different countries talking about being excluded from some meetings there's obviously some very key discussions going on right now involving carbon markets and obviously some serious horse trading going on but there are many angry delegates here and it's still possible that the whole thing could collapse in a heap the second year of desire amongst many people here to see the countries to go further the Bolivian interim president Jenny Anya says an arrest warrant will be issued in the coming days for the former president evo Morales accusing him of sedition Mr moralis is in Argentina where he's been granted refugee status our young skippers reports Mr moralis left Bolivia November after he resigned under pressure from the armed forces he said it was a coup d'etat this government had been accused of manipulating the results of the elections in October which gave him a fourth term as president Mrs on yes said Mr moralis had no respect for the constitution and he would have to answer for that if he returned to the country she said he was welcome to do so Mr moralis meanwhile tweeted from Argentina that he would prove that had been no election for old the ceremony is taking place to dedicate the new national stadium in Tokyo which will be the main venue for the twenty twenty summer Olympics and Paralympics the event was attended by the Japanese prime minister Shinzo Ave Steve Jackson reports the completion of the sixty thousand seater stadium is an important milestone on the road to the twenty twenty Olympics the governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike K. said it was a world class venue and promised a memorable games tions are Abbe said the opening of the stadium marked the start of a new area the venue was empty except for a small huddle of officials and journalists but it will be open to the public next week visitors will then be able to admire the wooden lattice structure by the architect can go cuma which gives the state of the all sports facility a traditional Japanese feel dozens of demonstrators have been wounded in Beirut has clashes between riot police and protesters continued into the night the police fired tear gas and rubber bullets well protesters threw stones it some of the worst violence since demonstrations began in October world news from the BBC police in Albania have arrested nine people on suspicion of murder and abuse of power over the collapse of buildings in last month's deadly earthquake prosecutors have issued seventeen arrest warrants were builders engineers and officials suspected of breaching safety standards fifty one people died in the six point four magnitude quake police in New Zealand see search teams have conducted a further land search on point island I've been unable to locate two bodies still missing after last week's deadly volcanic eruption one more burn victim died in hospital in Australia raising the number of dead to eighteen the leader of Britain's opposition labor party which suffered a crushing defeat in Thursday's general election has insisted that he won the arguments on climate change of strategy and corporate power writing in the observer newspaper Jeremy Corbyn expressed regret for the leverage of feet but insisted he been successful in rewriting the terms of the political debate here's our political correspondent Iain Watson Jeremy Corbin's under pressure from some of his own MPs to relinquish the party leadership sooner rather than later but so far he's resisting he says he accepts his responsibility for labor's heavy defeat at odds progress doesn't come and the simple street flooding party officials will have initial discussions next week I'm drawing of a timetable for electing and your leader then you could argue in National Assembly is authorized the nationalization of a major petrol station company two days after the US imposed sanctions on it the US treasury department alleges the company G. and P. which controls a third of the country's petrol sales is used by president Daniel Ortega's family to launder money for the government on Thursday the US imposed sanctions on the president's son Rafael Ortega D. N. P. on to other companies he owns or controls to First Street his role as the alleged money manager BBC news it's six minutes past six G. M. T. welcome to weekend from the BBC world service with me Judea more care we start the program in Madrid where negotiations continue at the U. N.'s climate summit a deal was meant to be announced on Friday afternoon local time it's now Sunday morning and a deal is now moving on forty hours over do you and still no end in sight the E. U. and some island states vulnerable to climate change all pushing for stronger commitments to cut carbon emissions the deadlock is due to some larger pollution's among them the United States India and Brazil objecting to further actions protesters outside the summit staged a mock hanging to express their frustration of world leaders failure to strike an agreement our environment correspondent Matt McGraw is in Madrid and has been attending the conference all around the conference all now they're just desperate huddles of very weary negotiators all over the place we've been getting some reports from different countries talking about being excluded from some meetings there's obviously some very key discussions going on right now voting carbon markets and always the sincerest horse trading going on but there are many angry delegates here and it's still possible that the whole thing could collapse in a heap the second a desire amongst many people here to see the countries to go further I think almost all the discussions of them going on here one of the key elements of seems ever rise apart from the individual to minds is the question of the Chilean presidency the chewing gum is hot is running the conference but it's not being held in Chile as we have here in Madrid because of the civil unrest in Chile a couple of months ago and now you have two governments involved Spain as those in Chile is the president and according to Jennifer Tolman from the environmental think tank the three G. Chileans hundred doctors well to the circumstances here the requirements for for that is you're changing it used to be that incrementalism was acceptable at the sorts of things and that's no longer the case because of the fact that climate change is not a real to a lot of citizens around the world you have to not only move this process forward you have to move this process forward in a way that is seen to be responding to the crime emergency and what that means is the only safe strategy for a presidency going for it is the high ambition one that is the only way that a presidency can defensively say that they've tried to use the sorts of formats the sorts of negotiations to respond to what the world is calling for so in a sense what people are saying here is that the Chileans you didn't use their office well in that sense that they said to lower gold are too low and I live in I'm patient expecting country selected up when the fact they should have gone the other way around with a very high level my mission and let people weren't in favor and I choose it down a bit and find a compromise somewhere in the middle as opposed to going in very little and annoying everybody absolutely they are now in a position whether but having to negotiate upwards and downwards.
"chilean government" Discussed on Newsradio 1200 WOAI
"Radio. it's like a pretty good choice to. you could learn to use verily a house sized asteroid whistling past the tomorrow to this is so close is classified as potentially hazardous I would say really hazardous be worse sweepers going by maybe that's why we see what's going on and she lay with these then again they say they're not fireball so what are they this is weird so apparently space rock a big one spending sixty two feet has been named twenty nineteen S. P. three and will be shooting pass here it's a. more than nineteen thousand miles per hour. NASA says that the close proximity of the space rock is potentially houses because it's going to pass within two or three thousand miles of earth. this means will be closer than the moon. well I've heard the men's two hundred fifty thousand miles out basic to thirty nine this is coming in about two thirty. so and this is about the size of a house okay so I mean anything is potentially hazardous basically it's it's defined on parameters that measure the Astros potential to make threatening close approaches and whether or not it could hit us when you look at astronomical units of measure distance which is probably ninety three ninety three million miles from the sun S. astronomical unit so you look at the asteroid will be considered potentially hazardous if it's less than four point six million miles away this is two hundred and thirty thousand miles away this is a million this is thousands of miles so they say you know what hit us. however if it did aids too small cause it to be more than damage a little bit of damage when it comes in. but again it's big yeah is a lot bigger than their Chilean bins meet your which exploded back in twenty thirteen. and fifteen hundred people were seriously injured from bad fireballs impact again coming close enough to spy on us coming close enough to be working isn't it odd all this is happening like it is with the strange sounds from Mars the strange the strange house with this huge fireballs over Chile. also I was reading somewhere that Enceladus which is the ICC motive Saturn. apparently I they have found molecules. it could indicate building blocks for life. that's on in salad is a team of researchers from the university of Berlin have found something in the data. from Cassini bit points toward the existence of life on. Enceladus traces of organic compounds in plumes it burst from the moon's surface geysers. the building blocks of amino acids which of course the precursors of earth based life forms scientists are saying if the conditions are right these molecules coming from the depot should've been Seles could be on the same reaction pathway as we see here on earth. I think what we don't yet know if amino acids are needed for life beyond earth but citing the molecules that form amino acids is an important piece of a puzzle see at all of these things. yeah this we we had regency good on a couple nights ago all these things have transpired since that last show. all of these announcements have transpired since that last show the announcers of the strange sounds coming from insight. which as scientists are like going what the hell I mean yeah they can they can figure out what we can sows lighting figure out what earthquakes or Mars quick sound like but they don't know what these things are one sounds like a sonar the oven sounds like aboriginal Martians playing drums what Wally inside that that means nothing to show. but it's a lot to hear. which is amazing there is what is the view shows because it was dark when these things were happening happening in the dark so in sight can't get a shot of what it might be it is too dark. so I mean if this is an amazing seven of course the fire balls in Chile where the Chilean government and scientists in the area are saying they don't know what this is. and they're saying it is not natural meaning they ruled out a meteorite they ruled out an astro the rule that a big seven fireballs. moving in intelligence pace crash lands in Chile. no information until the end of the month on what this might be and still reviewed.
"chilean government" Discussed on KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO
"Travel thirty of online visit approval site happened in seamy valley last week, and from that police agencies up and down the state got the word that burglary tourism is becoming a lucrative business. The F B I and homeland security are now working with the Chilean government to see if there are any ways to stop the crews who are already here and more closely vet those who want to come to the US with burglary on their minds in north Hollywood, Pete Demetrio KNX, ten seventy NewsRadio Nobis, no food. That's the warning being raised about a die off of bees happening in this country and around the world. Reporting. If they're losing forty percent of their colony each year Nicklaus Riyan with UCLA chanter of the California Public interest research group tells can't acts that if bees go away the effects on our food production would be disastrous in blames climate change in pesticides. But they're trying to do something about it. You didn't. White down pesticides and actually collected eleven thousand petitions from UC students the court, I'm we've also been working to get our candidate to become friendly certified ban Unix campus. He says it's a phenomenon we've been watching for years, but as the effects of climate change get worse. So is the b- die off Rothbart. Sure. KNX ten seventy NewsRadio. A new report funds the wealthy and other high income households in California benefited the least from the two thousand seventeen tax reform law. UC Berkeley economy, a Berkeley economist, Alan Auerbach co-authored. The study published on the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He tells KNX it's because the law caps state and local tax deduction. Tax cut was as a share of their of their overall resources of their overall income was smaller than it was for comparable people in lower tax states, like Texas. Our back says the new law didn't hit middle and low income people the same way because most took the standard deduction rather than itemize. The report finds that if the law have not camped the local state. Tax deductions, California at other blue state households won't have gained more wealth on average than red state households coming.
Australian woman arrested over Pinochet-era kidnapping in Chile
"Australia has arrested a Chilean woman accused of being involved in kidnapping torture at our country out of the military rule of Augusto Pinochet should be working and living in Sydney. Thirty years. Most recently as a part time nanny and cleaner in the bone di- region that earlier on today, she was arrested and win the Stanford restraining government that is as the result of standing up to extradition request from the Chilean government because they eventually she is wanted accused of kidnapping and taking in interogations finishes regime.
"chilean government" Discussed on KCRW
"LA. Thank you so much. Thank you so much. You're listening to weekend edition from NPR news. Keila is the first country in Latin America to ban businesses from giving out plastic bags Chileans us on average about two hundred plastic bags per person a year. So this will be quite an adjustment reporter page Southerland brings us this story from Santiago. These days spy nudity. In shopping don't go together in Chile. That's after the government recently decided to ban the commercial use of plastic bags across the country. Just as Vanessa Cornelio. She's at the supermarket trying to figure out what to do with her groceries. I have maybe so any box for this recycling box or maybe more. I remember maybe only twice bear last for months. I went with my Cornelio says this slight inconvenience is worth it. I need to take is that if I Don recycle if I use plastic facts for all things every day is not only bad for me. But for my son for my doctor for my friends is for the future under the new law large stores can hand out two bags per customer until February. Meanwhile, smaller stores have until August twenty twenty after the deadlines those out of compliance will face fines of nearly four hundred dollars per bag. But this law didn't pass without some noise from the plastic industry, which appealed it to the country's highest court and lost magdala ball cells heads the plastic association in Chile. She says the law just isn't effective banning a product just make us demonize that product, but doesn't make us be more medium, and long-term and sustainable society each year at chilly consumes more than three point four billion plastic bags most of them and up in a landfill or in the countryside or floating in the sea these bags can draw. Affect ecosystems and harm wildlife. Matisse's Zun is the director of Greenpeace in Chile. He says plastic is not just a chilly problem. More countries. Need to step up and follow suit blasted knocking on doors up everywhere and mouth of plastic. We are consuming. It's alarming and seems like developing countries that are now leaving those miserable states of power doing that by consuming more plastic so far only a handful of countries around the world have enforced nationwide bans on plastic bags most of them in Africa in Kenya. You can face jail time for even carrying a plastic bag. The Chilean government is also working to drastically increase. It's recycling infrastructure in the coming years and even has a campaign to reduce the use of plastic straws gear Mogens Alice is head of Chile's recycling department. He says, oh, though, plastic. Bags only account for a small amount of the country's total waste the bag ban is a huge milestone towards changing the culture in Chile. You are reminded everyone every time you go to the grocery store. You know, this is not this abstract thing that lasted for a couple of weeks. And then you never heard about it anymore. Really touches your life. And that is really powerful, you know, in terms of changing people's habits people's attitudes. That is if people remember to bring their usable bag shopping for NPR news, I'm page Southerland in San Diego chilly..
"chilean government" Discussed on KCRW
"Thank you so much. Thank you so much. You're listening to weekend addition from NPR news. Keila is the first country in Latin America to ban businesses from giving out plastic bags Chileans us on average about two hundred plastic bags per person a year. So this will be quite an adjustment reporter page Southerland brings us this story from Santiago. These days spy, new Idi. And shopping don't go together in Chile. That's after the government recently decided to ban the commercial use of plastic bags across the country. Just as Vanessa Cornelio. She's at the supermarket trying to figure out what to do with her groceries. I have maybe so any box for this recycling box or maybe more. I remember maybe only twice their last for mouth. I went with my box. Cornelio says this slight inconvenience is worth it. I need to stay coaltions that if I Don recycle if I use lasting fax for all things every day is not only bad for me. For my son for my doctor for my friends is for the future under the new law large stores can hand out two bags per customer until February. Meanwhile, smaller stores have until August twenty twenty after the deadlines those out of compliance will face fines of nearly four hundred dollars per bag. But this law didn't pass without some noise from the plastic industry, which appealed it to the country's highest court and lost mandala ball cells heads the plastic association in Chile. She says the law just isn't effective banning a product just make us Dan me that product, but doesn't make us be more medium, and long-term and sustainable society each year. Chilly consumes more than three point four billion plastic bags most of them end up in a landfill or in the countryside or floating in the sea these bags can draw. Affect ecosystems and harm wildlife. Mitya's Uzun is the director of Greenpeace in Chile. He says plastic is not just a chilly problem. More countries. Need to step up and follow suit blasted is knocking on doors up appearing everywhere. And then mount of plastic we are consuming. It's alarming and seems like the in countries that are now leaving those miserable states of poetry doing that by consuming more plastic so far only a handful of countries around the world have enforced nationwide bans on plastic bags most of them in Africa in Kenya. You can face jail time for even carrying a plastic bag. The Chilean government is also working to drastically increase. It's recycling infrastructure in the coming years and even has a campaign to reduce the use of plastic straws gear mall. Gonzalez is head of Chile's recycling department. He says, oh, though, plastic. Bags only account for a small amount of the country's total waste the bag ban is a huge milestone towards changing the culture in Chile. You are reminded everyone every time you go to the grocery store. You know, this is not these abstract thing that lasted for a couple of weeks. And then you never heard about anymore really touches your life. And that is really powerful, you know, in terms of changing people's habits people's attitudes. That is if people remember to bring their usable bag shopping for NPR news, I'm page Southerland in San Diego chilly. is NPR news..
"chilean government" Discussed on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA
"You by right automotive the best deal in Pittsburgh I want your calls about. The, president and what he. Had to say today trying to clear. Things up from what he said yesterday here's a little bit of the president and a key sentence in my remarks. I said the word would instead of wouldn't Should have been I, don't see any reason why wouldn't why wouldn't they Russian no right so is. That enough to clear things up for you It's, settled. Now let's move on or you're not quite satisfied yet He needs to make it more clear that he needs to begin, to own this and not, just say. It because somebody convinced him he had to say it Your thoughts eight six six three nine one? At ten twenty eight six six three nine one at ten twenty, this. Text that came in from Paul what exactly do people want. The president to do demand the extradition, of the Russians accused of meddling in our presidential election fine then the Chilean government ought to demand the extradition of Henry Kissinger for. Masterminding the assassination of president What they expect that the president is to speak of Vladimir, Putin. In a way that is at least on par with the way that he'll speak regarding our allies Is that too much to ask It sure does come off as though there's not a thing that he can imagine. That is, unacceptable about Vladimir Putin I, mean he's, willing to take shots add. Canada the prime minister of Canada he's willing to take. Shots at the president of Mexico he's willing, to take. Shots at Angela Merkel Theresa May Everyone that would be considered an ally of ours he's willing to but for whatever reason he plays really nice would. Fly Amir, Putin doesn't that beg the, question as, to why why not use. That big stick that we have with Putin why not. Use the strength and power we have with, Putin economically Militarily Why won't he say anything that challenges that man or that country Doesn't that cause you to wonder why Eight six six three nine one. At ten twenty Bill and. Penn hills.
"chilean government" Discussed on KQED Radio
"The people who did all this i think the mistake we do sometimes we just thinking in this that we forget the human part newly archaeologists sonia how says the key to understanding life here is adaptation how people learn to survive even as the environment and culture changed the volcanic rock for example was used to form agricultural gardens these people have to adapt to the rock i is keep this while they hold the soil no chance from the rock something yeah humidity protection by the eighteen sixties now after western contact brought disease and enslavement the indigenous population here fell to just one hundred and eleven today rob a new people run local businesses and some send their children to the mainland and abroad for college there's a continuing struggle for greater autonomy from the chilean government which is controlled the island since eighteen eighty eight and his his heritage day celebration at the island sole archaeological museum there's a continuing effort to pass along musical and other traditions there are also artists like seventy one year old benny to keep potty holding onto the artistic ways of the past a master carver of wood and stone he sells his sculptures here and abroad my land my ancestors out i have to keep doing it this way we create the statue often think that the more they showed me the form the kris jenner revolu karate who works with archaeologist joanne van tilburg he's also an artist and graphic designer a skill he puts to use in documenting the condition of the statues his initial sketches done in the field aimed to capture what he calls a feeling when you're looking at the statue's do you see personality yes they really represent the faces of the of the answer is actually there are many future child care i'm talking about this the which are really like people that you see in the town industry we'd advance long year whatever some of these started looks like they are smiling even when they are like a kind of straight line on as amount they they they seem very they really are like people a revolution pokka rocky and van tilburg are.
"chilean government" Discussed on KQED Radio
"But one carlos claret a spokesperson for lay catholic group formed in the wake of the abuse scandal says more direct action is required now we have to recognize that the chilean government in regards to protecting children has a very weak laws what concerns us about the bishop's resignation is that a resignation in mass may end up dissolving their criminal responsibility for this reason we have formerly demand that if the pope reveals that their bishops who committed crimes such as the destruction of evidence they are turned over to justice last month chile's president sebastian pinera presented a bill that would remove the statute of limitations on sex crimes i'm conscious and other victims have recently filed criminal complaints against three catholic priests and other members of the church the most then we want to criminals were they need to be jail and there being no impunity on a recent sunday morning and santiago many pews in this church were empty but some congregants year said the crisis could offer a new way forward yes or no this is a great chance for the pope to give us the church that we really need at this time this situation is in no way the end of the church i pray for the show because i hope he access he should with strength and i think that all of us who are fadhl all support him in that sense eight years after i going public jose andres marie oh no longer considers himself a catholic he now heads a foundation that offers training to those who work with children investigates new charges of abuse and helps victims slowly recover their lives now the meaning of my life is to fight against the toxics use and the church is in charge of almost two hundred million of children the world an i them the right to to develop their faith of abuse this week the pope announced he would accept the resignations of bishop juan boroughs and to other bishops in response jose andres marinho told us he hopes all victims will now feel safe to speak out and.
"chilean government" Discussed on The Budget Minded Traveler
"The first day my brother was there shoutout maybe barreau showed up at casey quarter min so then we headed south you know and the marble caves and that's something that you've probably seen pictures on his of it yeah yeah it's popping up all over instagram and do you have more of a scientific explanation of how they're formed it's something with the water in the wind some sort of a rozhin thing i don't buying it's on the lake general carreira as a neil drake shoutout neil dre fattening during with tools what that's how he pronounces it general carreira and castro carretero hugs neil mischievously shoutout hurley hope hurley's doing alright little dog and it's unfortunately the lake that doug tompkins died on two years ago the founder of the north face who hey we we can't do this podcast without without mentioning him just a week or two ago the tompkins conservation which is his conservation efforts they partnered with the government of chile and they conserved in donated in donated in conserved ten million acres which is roughly the size of switzerland of chilean patagonia in the made six new national parks in expanded three existing ones for the enjoyment of the wildlife and nature lovers forever and that was really cool because it was like a joint effort between the chilean government and some american businessmen philanthropists and he unfortunately died in a accident on this lake two years ago but in what his dream came.
"chilean government" Discussed on KQED Radio
"Their national parts well because the hope is that this will really add to that sense of patagonia in particular in chile as a tourist destination create jobs around that tourism while maintaining that this just the glorious nature of this land talk about that what what i mean why patagonia why this area well dad visited patagonia with our friend in my former boss yvonne shipyard the owner of patagonia company in 1968 and i think for both of them the the sense of open landscape vast nece is just sort of romantic can wild place so think all of us became enamoured with the patagonian region for all the reasons that when you visit are quite obvious now when you say that part of the work you're doing is restoring some of this land what does that mean looks pretty pristine to my untrained i i don't know what photographed yassine seen but the ones in patagonia i tell you you're seeing it after having taken a livestock off for the last fourteen years in in terms of the grasslands it basically there such large landscapes you really are removing the livestock so that the degraded grasslands can slowly make their way back in it doesn't mean they come back to their original richness but they do begin to come back and in what we call rewarding the return of extra repeated wildlife argentina jaguars giant eni eaters that belong there and hasn't been there largely since the 1930s regenerating new forests restoration means finding the baseline for the areas that were committed to and bringing them back to their rightful evolutionary level all wonderful and the government surprise you it sounds like the chilean government surprised you with giving even more land towards this huge park system than you had expected but do you trust the government made you trust any government you know governments change hands here you've given a million acres maybe couple governments down the road they decide a logging industry belongs here this is the million dollar question that everybody asked says my responses this if you.
"chilean government" Discussed on Here & Now
"Thank you boop boop boop boop boop if you had a million acres of beautiful in and chile complete with organic farming hidden lodges and hiking trails worth tens of millions of dollars for what you do with it or christine mctighe tompkins former ceo of patagonia and her husband douglas tompkins the late founder of the north face an esprit clothing companies just gave it away to the government of chile the president of chile announced the creation of a national parks us in that span seven hundred and fifteen miles a million acres from the tompkins nine million from the chilean government creating a park system three times the size of yosemite and yellowstone parks combined about the size of switzerland actually it's a gift 26 years in the making and a rare example of a publicprivate conservation ever not without controversy christie mcdavid tompkins now heads the tompkins conservation she was at the chilean announcement sadly doug tompkins died in an accident in patagonia in 2015 but when in eagle soared everyone felt his spirit there and christie now joins us by skype from patagonia christine welcome thank you and i have to say we were so sad when we heard of dog's death in a kayaking accident but in a place that he loved and we thought at the time the two of you were kind of a conservation marriage and heaven but now this gift when did it start when did you both start this passion of buying up this land it all began in 1992 when doug after having sold his part of a spree decided to come to chile a place he'd been since the early sixties m was really looking around and found what is pull malene national park and that's how it got started an ever since then we were based wherever our x took us and like many things when you start them it's a it's an organic processing you not quite sure where you're going to end up but in this case it expanded quite a bit from any of our.
"chilean government" Discussed on KCMO Talk Radio
"What does that francis was down and philly and he appointed addition pool of hundreds of people claim as a pedophile well no no no no no doubt yeah that's bishop bar us of the bishop of chile uh the accusation is this that um that there was a very popular priests in chile i'm the name began with the kale nudecut tired demeanor whatever who who who has now been it's been credibly vetted that that he's he uh he was a pedophile he was he was doing all kinds of things and uh he was the current bishop of chile's mentor they were friends and so there's a guilt by association mp a lot of people are very upset with this priest because the statute of limitations ran out on the accusation so he hasn't been um penalized by the chilean government can't put him in jail for for the crimes he committed um he has been um you know he has been um lay as sized and all that but but um the chilean people are very upset that the bishop that they're bishop with this man barros was appointed their bishop um and when the pope visited chile i he was he defended bishop barrow same luke i haven't seen any credible allegations against him and until i do you know this is just slander and that really upset a lot of people in because they believe they do have some credible allegations that that that barrels didn't know about this priest and so um that's what's going on that's what's going on there but that he has never been accused of actually doing those kinds of crimes but being.
"chilean government" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"The deadly mud slides and modesty to california residents still don't know when they'll be able to return home as kpcc's carla havi are reports crews are already preparing for future rains and storms amid the recovery effort the colts spring sipri base and sits in the hills above monnet's cedo and since last week storm it's been full of big rocks and dark mud some of these rocks are the size of cars so getting rid of them takes a lot of machinery and a lot of time workers on site say they've loaded up over six hundred trucks since sunday and they're working around the clock clearing the basins is a priority for officials because if another storm hits before the rocks and mud can be taken out they could overflow in the meantime officials say experts are reevaluating the evacuation zones in figuring out where the best places are to deploy resources ahead of time in case there is another storm later this winter for npr news i'm carla heavier in santa barbara the reason the nation south is prompting a regional electricity grid manager to ask customers to produce power consumption thursday louisianabased introduces the grid manager will have to resort to rolling blackouts in the region if t on demand for power exceeds capacity this is npr news pope francis held mass on wednesday in a chilean region that is home to a longrunning conflict between ended an indigenous group and the chilean government emily green has more from santiago the pope's mask took place on land claimed by them approach a people it was also the home of a detention and torture center during the dictatorship of augosto pinochet the pope dedicated the master the victims of that dictatorship while also denouncing the use of violence for political purposes just hours before the pope's touched down in the area three government helicopters were torched and flyers were left affirming the rights them approach several churches have also been firebombed in the past week while denouncing the violence the pope also called on the government to negotiate with him approach over their demands to return ancestoral land for npr news member league greene in santiago chile the house judiciary committee has approved a bill that would tighten oversight of lobbyists who work for foreign governments or companies the measure would give the justice department additional powers to enforce rules requiring law the is to register under the foreign agents registration act also called fora the.
"chilean government" Discussed on KQED Radio
"Parliament the democratically elected parliament to correct lower and two if you want you to approve new jointventure pretty much the creditor won't pick to be there are five hundred forty five it in a new parliament on almost all of them are either all key members or if not been the for the government's already give me kuchma dura caught wash to do pretty much what he whatever he wants to be now the flint so is that it there's been so much international outcry over the parliament on it in log discredited me audience that community that he might find it difficult to to uh to actually push spirit loan whom i will be prosecuted only three parliament but he wouldn't that be able to get the international you make your take them on board so we'll wait and see how it got for it okay so you have madora claiming that these bold moves just have to happen to help the country get through this you have opposition leaders who say that he is just trying to amass more power but opposition leaders i mean they're calling for a march in caracas today to protest this assembly but you have these opposition mayors who have been sentenced to prison it sounds like the government is really cracking down on its opposition it is cracking down on the most serious will the most notable example of that is the arrest of leopoldo lopez who u b e is what it is that is what is known for its personnel he went on to answer it for most of last month these navin from that in jail are there have been several opposition maj sheep in iraq didn't they will have been jailed and at least four opposition friendly matches strips you would you she got in a an alternative sukree pre cool very of taking refuge in the chilean at the chilean embassy area in iraq and now if it offers which highland by the chilean government so there is a serious crackdown on the on the open christian it looks desert don't you get was listening pretty cool want hair which is patron the doors altered it announced more measured against opposition hail should mad at you guys magistrates gideon long is a correspondent for the financial times each joins us from caracas and venezuela getting thanks much your reporting refrigerator right here.
"chilean government" Discussed on KQED Radio
"Democratically elected parliament to correct lower than two you want you to approve new jointventure pretty much anything because there in one picked a weu there are five hundred one oh he fivemember it in a new parliament on almost all of them are either all key members or if not admit to the government but ribs it gives ethnicrussian madura account walsh to do pretty much what do whatever he wants to be now the flip side of that is that it there's been some international outcry over the parliament on it in long discredited me like being fast community that he might find it difficult to to uh to actually coaster it's mohan who could push you to go through parliament but he won't be able to skip the international you make your take them on board so we'll wait and see how effective it actually it okay so you have maduro claiming that these bold moves just have to happen to help the country get through this you have opposition leader who say that he is just trying to amass more power but opposition leaders i mean they're calling for a march in caracas today to protest this assembly but you have these opposition mayors who have been sentenced to prison it sounds like the governor's really cracking down on its opposition it is cracking down the most serious will the most notable i i for example of that is the arrest of leopoldo lopez who beat advantage what that is what is known as atrial personnel he went on to answer it for most of last month these navin crown by in jail uh there have been several opposition mad sheep been arrested and they will have in jail and at least four opposition frankly magistrats you've would you she at least in a a an alternative sukree cool very taking refuge in the chilean at a trillion embassy in iraq and now they've had offered which harlem by the chilean government so there is a tear it down a little on the opposition it looks as it's going to get worse let's sue green cohen hey what you're asking the doors or here's finance more measured against opposition should mad at guys magistrates iit gideon long is a correspondent for the financial times he joins.
"chilean government" Discussed on KQED Radio
"Some in doubt but but he wants to rewrite the constitution right he wants to rewrite the constitution actually goes even further than that they conditioning congress has powers to earn you're you're on the constitution but could you tell the parliament the democratically elected parliament to draft laws and to if it wants to to approve new jointventure pretty much anything the president wants two two there are five hundred forty five and then the in the new parliament and almost all of them are either call ky mandates or if not to the government's already gives nicolas my door a long should do pretty much what you whatever he wants to do now the flip side of that is that it there's been some international outcry over the parliament and it didn't as long as you describe it the me been community that he might find it difficult to uh to actually push through its lowest who know before shooting those three parliament but he wanted to then be able to get the international images take them on board so we'll wait and see and see how effective it actually it's okay so you have madora claiming that these bold moves just have to happen to help the country get through this you have opposition leaders who say that he is just trying to amass more power but opposition leaders i mean they're calling for a march in caracas today to protest this assembly but you had these opposition mayors has been sentenced to prison it sounds like the government is really cracking down on its opposition it is cracking down on the motion syria pol the most notable act example of that is directive leopoldo lopez who uses the venezuelans than what is best known political prisoners he went on to answer it for most of last month's beneath navin kern back in jail uh there have been several opposition nancy been arrested and they will type in jail and at least four opposition friendly magistrats who would you to take place in a as an alternative sukree coolest day in taking refuge in the chilean uh eh the chilean embassy area in caracas and now our health is it's probably them by the chilean government so there is a serious cut down on the on the opposition it looks as though it's done to get worse is listening printing co what's here which is asking the.