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A Grand Day for Chile. Tompkins Conservation

Published March 18th, 2017 in news

Hello Friends, I’m writing to confirm some news you have likely already heard about! Two days ago, I stood alongside the President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet and key Ministers to sign a protocol agreement outlining our shared commitment to create 11 million acres of new national parklands here in Chile. The Tompkins Conservation...

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Opening up New Links Between the UK and Chile in a Global World

Published March 18th, 2017 in news

Speech by Ambassador Fiona Clouder at launch of the alliance between British Airway and Banco de Chile. "I am delighted to be here to celebrate this important Alliance of British Airways and Banco de Chile. The new British Airways flight opens up new possibilities of links between UK and Chile in a global world. The flight is already...

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Pension System in Chile. Experience and Lessons Lecture

Published March 15th, 2017 in news

On Friday 10th March was held a public lecture about The Pension System in Chile. The lecture was organised by the Chile Society at LSE and the Anglo Chilean Society. Guest Lecturer: Dr. Nicholas Barr (Professor of Public Economics at LSE and member of the Bravo Comission for Pension Reform in Michelle Bachelet's Government) Chair:...

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The Great Moment Chilean Cinema is Living Abroad

Published March 14th, 2017 in news

Awards received at international festivals and the debut of Pablo Larraín directing a Hollywood production mark the great moment Chilean cinema is living abroad. During the last version of the Berlinale, one of the most important festivals in the film industry that takes place every year in Germany’s capital, “A Fantastic Woman”,...

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Santiago, Chile: 10 Best Places to Eat and Drink

Published March 11th, 2017 in news

New flights have just made Chile’s capital easier to reach from the UK, an added incentive to try its oven-baked empanadas, artisanal sausages and silky carménères 1) Market master When Rolando Ortega was named Chile’s chef of the year in 2015 many Santiaguinos were surprised; his restaurant, Salvador Cocina y...

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Chile’s Women Winemakers Take Charge

Published March 11th, 2017 in news

In 1999, when I took my first trip to Chile, I met with the winemakers from industry-leading bodegas including Santa Rita, Caliterra and Santa Carolina. Their names weren’t Rafael or Juan or Guillermo; they were Cecilia, Irene and Pilar. I recall making a mental note of this interesting gender-related fact, but just as quickly I shifted my...

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Win tickets to Guided Tour of Chilean Flora in Kew Gardens: Calling Araucaria Tree Ethusiasts

Any garden or landscape with this statuesque  tree becomes Art ... or closer to Art. Although native to Chile (and found in other parts of the southern hemisphere), Araucarias have been lovingly cultivated all over the world, including in the UK. The ACS has been gathering location information for those Araucaria enthusiasts who wish...

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BMW Tate Live Exhibition: Ten Days Six Nights Night One

Friday, 24th March 2017 at 7:00 PM
Tate Modern Bankside London SE1 9TG

Encounter contemporary art in a new way On the first night of the BMW Tate Live Exhibition Lorenzo Senni​ premieres two new iterations of live electronic music sets investigating the...

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Southern Cone Quintet

From Saturday, 25th March 2017 to Sunday, 26th March 2017 at 7:30 PM
Two different locations

"Southern Cone Quintet take the traditional dance forms of Argentina, Chile and Uruguay and produce music that is compelling and modern, cerebral and earthy, feeding your brain and body with amazing...

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