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  • Chile - 820 Words
    Population: 16.5 million (2007 estimate) Capital: Santiago Area: 302,778 square miles (756,945 sq km) Bordering Countries: Peru and Bolivia to the north and Argentina to the east Coastline: 3,998 miles (6,435 km) Highest Point: Nevado Ojos del Salado at 22,572 feet (6,880 m) Official Language: Spanish Chile, officially called the Republic of Chile, is South America's most prosperous country. It has a market-oriented economy and a reputation for strong financial institutions. Poverty...
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  • Chile wine - 5250 Words
    Global & International Business Contexts – SM0269 Competitiveness and Investment attractiveness of the Chilean Wine Industry Student number: w12016962 Law with International Business, Year 2 Word count: 3297 Seminar tutor: Sanjay Bhowmick Thursday: 14:00 to 16:00 TABLE OF CONTENTS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 3 LIST OF FIGURES 4 1 – INTRODUCTION 5 2 – THE APPLICATION OF THE...
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  • DINA in Chile - 2279 Words
    ------------------------------------------------- HL HISTORY ------------------------------------------------- INTERNAL ASSESSMENT To what degree were the measures taken by the DINA effective in stopping opposition to Pinochet from 1973 to 1977? Gaby Chiongbian ------------------------------------------------- Word Count: 1,993 Number of pages: 12 Section A: Plan of Investigation In June of 1974 Augusto Pinochet and the Junta formally established the Directorate of...
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  • Chile Economy - 17220 Words
    Analysis of Macroeconomics in Chile & Suggestion on Investment Date: 12.01.2011 Table of Contents Executive summary 4 Chile background 5 About Chile 6 Location and Size 6 Population 6 Language 7 Weather and Climate 7 Chile – a seismic country 8 The Earthquake in 2010 9 Overview of Chile Economics 9 GDP 10 Chile Economic Structure: The Road Ahead 11 Chile GDP Forecast 12 Labor 12 Poverty and Wealth 12 Chile Unemployment Forecast 13 Chile working...
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  • Poverty in Chile - 840 Words
    English 10 IB – 6th hour February 9,2011 Effects of the Earthquake in Chile Natural disasters occur all over the world every year, devastating millions of people. On February 27, 2010, tragedy struck millions of lives throughout Chile. An earthquake lasting nearly three minutes with a magnitude of 8.8 destroyed an estimated 500,000 homes, schools, hospitals, and other buildings, leaving countless Chileans homeless (Kurczy). This earthquake was 500 times...
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  • Chile Essay - 1631 Words
    Introduction Chile is a republic located in southwestern South America. On the north side of Chile lies Peru, to the east is Bolivia and Argentina, and on the south Peru is bounded by the Pacific Ocean. The Archipelagoes Islands extend along the southern coast of Chile from Chiloé Island to Cape Horn. Among these islands are the Chonos Archipelago, Wellington Island, and the western portion of Tierra del Fuego. Some other islands that belong to Chile include the Juan Fernández Islands, Easter...
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  • Culture of Chile - 1981 Words
    Culture of Chile The culture of Chile is one of a relatively homogeneous society where historically its geographical isolation and remoteness has played a key role. During colonial times, the Chilean culture was a mix of Spanish colonial elements and indigenous (essentially Mapuche) culture. After Independence, Chilean culture has been heavily anglicised throughout the 19th century with elements of German, French and Italian culture, erasing nearly all of the Spanish influence. American...
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  • Genocide in Chile - 1524 Words
    ChileFrom 1973 - 1977, there was genocide in Chile. The targets were people who believed in the communist government system. The start of it all began on September 11th, 1973 when Chilean commander in chief, Augusto Pinochet Ugarte commanded the Chilean army and police force to overthrow the current president Salvador Allende. The main reason for the overthrow was because of Allende's economic plan. With it, inflation was rising 1% every day. The only reason the coup was successful at...
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  • Chile and the Revolution from Below
    ¡La Vía Chilena! Though the liberation of the Yarur Mill occurred on April 28, 1971 in what would be described as a "spontaneous" seizure by the union leaders of the mill, it was decades of oppression, manipulation, and exploitation that forced the hands of the workers to either live free, or die trying to gain that freedom. The necessity for the Chilean revolution was not only seen from the bottom up perspective of the workers, it also was recognized from the top down, by the Salvador Allende...
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  • The Wine Industry of Chile the Wine Industry of Chile Wine Industry Chile
    The wine industry of Chile is perhaps one of the most interesting case studies with regard to developing countries in the world. First, it is particularly interesting because prior to 1980, Chilean wine was thought to be of a much lower quality than many of the world's best wines. However, companies used investors and technology to make the Chilean wine trade one of the most prosperous in the world. Chile has always had a suitable climate for the production of high quality wine. However, the...
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  • Country analysis Chile - 2489 Words
     International Business Strategy Country Analysis: Chile Introduction Chile’s economy is known to be one of the most stable, open and competitive economies on the continent of Latin America. Following the fall of military regime of Pinochet, Chile has taken drastic steps in its strive towards a market economy. This strive towards a market economy has been supported and implemented with structural economic modifications such as the...
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  • Country Risk Analysis-Chile
    INB 355 | Country Risk Analysis | CHILE | | Prepared for : ADk | 3/25/2013 | Prepared By: RUBAIYA ZUBER ID# 1010110 030 Section# 01 Prepared By: RUBAIYA ZUBER ID# 1010110 030 Section# 01 ACKNOWLEDGEMENT I would like to take this opportunity to thank my honorable faculty Mr. Abdur Rob Khan for assigning us with a project as this country risk analysis. The process of compiling all the data and analyzing each attribute using international standard data taught us a great...
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  • Andres Wood Chile - 356 Words
    Philip Kurian 2603275 LAH 4734 “Machuca, 2004” Directed by Andres Wood – Chile Setting: For the Machuca film, the setting for it was taken place in the city of Santiago de Chile. It was based around a private preparatory school called Colegio Saint Patrick; Jesuits ran the school. Summary: The Machuca film was in Colegio Saint George that was a private school that taught...
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  • Chile Shale Gas - 996 Words
    1. Tips for Doing Business in Chile 1.1 General Advise While Chile is a top South American country, there is some general advice to follow when doing business with them: First, it is important to communicate with Chilean authorities in Spanish, at least in the first contacts made. Chilean companies can communicate in English, and you may find that they answer you in English, even if you contacted them in Spanish. However, some companies, or even authorities, are not able to correspond in...
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  • Why the earthquake happened in chile
    Volodymyr Sadovyy 10-19-13 804 science The purpose of this experiment is to find out why the earthquake of Chile occur in 1960. The reason why the earthquake accrued is the Nazca Plate has been colliding and subducting underneath the South American plate for thousands of...
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  • Musimundo En Chile - 5858 Words
    Introducción Musimundo fue fundado en el año 1952. El primer local fue una modesta tienda instalada en Villa Devoto por la familia Garber la cual vendía diferentes productos relacionados con la música. Tiempo después sería Natalio Garber quien se hiciera cargo de la empresa. En 1982 la marca adopta el nombre de Musimundo con la cual se posicionó como líderes del rubro discográfico en Argentina. El gran auge de Musimundo sucedió cuando Natalio trajo el CD y los reproductores para escucharlo....
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  • A Business Trip to Chile - 3126 Words
    Pre-trip Excited about visiting a South American country for the first time, I started my journey to Santiago De Chile from Miami on March 2nd, 2012. To start with, I was skeptical about the quality of a Chile based airline. But, I was amazed by the excellent service provided by LAN airlines. My perception about a Chilean company changed then and there. Also, prior to my flight I doubted whether the officials in the flight will understand English (even though we were assured by the Professor...
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  • RESCUE OF MINERS IN CHILE - 2814 Words
    PROJECT MANAGEMENT. A CASE STUDY. LEADING THE RESCUE OF MINERS IN CHILE ROBERT WAMWEA 14M03EMBA078 SUBMITTED FOR THE PARTIAL FULFILMENT OF THE DEGREE OF MASTERS OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IN THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION OF AFRICA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY LEADING THE RESCUE OF THE MINERS IN CHILE Disaster struck on August 5, 2010. Thirty-three miners, drilling 700 meters (2,300 feet) below the surface, were entombed by a...
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  • Pinochet and the Military Rule in Chile
    Pinochet and the military rule in Chile For a substantial part of the twentieth century, elections in Chile were highly ideological transactions that gave voters a clear philosophical choice between left, right, and center. At least twice before, these bitterly contested affairs saw left-wing coalitions edge into office: in 1938, with the victory of the Popular Front, and in 1970, with Salvador Allende's Popular Unity. The typically narrow margin could generally be attributed to the Chilean...
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  • Political and Legal Aspects of Chile
    ------------------------------------------------- Political and Legal Aspects of Chile ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- The Chilean Government ------------------------------------------------- Chile’s official name is The Republic of Chile. Chile returned to a democracy in 1990 after a seventeen year military rule by Augusto Pinochet, who came into power after a military coup which overthrew leftist president Salvador...
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  • Cultural Analysis of Chile - 2790 Words
    Throughout the ensuing paper we will dive into a country of rich heritage, beautiful landscape, and an extraordinary people with a very promising future. Chile is the longest country in the world geographically speaking with a majority of the population residing in the central region, specifically Santiago, the capital, and Viña del Mar. The official language is Spanish, although in some regions a couple of other languages are still prevalent. Politically, the country has gone through many...
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  • Relieving Haiti and Chile- Natural Disasters
    Relieving Chile and Haiti Many earthquakes strike different countries and very often, and they face efforts to rebuild the nation. Some countries do it better than others and some are more effective. But, this does not only apply to earthquakes but also to other natural disasters such as floods and droughts. In such situations, humanitarian and development aid rush in from different corners of the world and from the countries government. The aid that is received goes into the relief efforts of...
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  • Geography Speech Chile Earthquake 2010
    Chile Earthquake Script Earthquake On February 27th 2010 at 3:34 an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.8 occurred in Chile. The earthquake lasted 90 seconds and affected a total of 6 Chilean regions but the earthquake mainly occurred offshore of Maule region. The earthquake left 93% of Chile’s population with no electricity. This earthquake not only damaged Chile but it has permanently shortened the length of our days by 1.26 microseconds and moved the earth’s axis by 8 centimetres. Tsunami...
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  • Magic: Chile and Information Isabel Allende
    Name: Mr. Luft Cultural Literacy Date: Isabel Allende Short Stories Objective: to analyze a short story and make connections with course topics Part 1 – Author Background and Selecting a Short Story Directions: 1. Read the “Background Information” that’s provided. 2. Go to EdLine, and download the PDF titled “Allende Short Stories – ‘Two Words’ and ‘An Act of Vengeance.’” 3. Read the first page of each short story. 4. Select a short story to read. Background...
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  • Foreign Direct Investment in Services and Manufacturing Productivity: Evidence for Chile
    Foreign Direct Investment in Services and Manufacturing Productivity: Evidence for Chile Ana M. Fernandes a The World Bank Caroline Paunov b OECD March 2011 Journal of Development Economics forthcoming Abstract This paper examines the impact of substantial foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in producer service sectors on the total factor productivity (TFP) of Chilean manufacturing firms. Positive effects are obtained in firm fixed effects instrumental variables regressions and...
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  • A Short History and Summary of the Current Conditions in Chile and Its Geographical Situation
    A Short History and Summary of the Current Conditions in Chile and Its Geographical Situation Stephanie McFearin HUMN 305-Q3WW Professor Carol Corkern June 13, 2013 A Short History and Summary of the Current Conditions in Chile and Its Geographical Situation Geography and Background Chile is a country situated on the west coast of South America. It is also known as The Republic of Chile. The size of Chile is 289,112 square miles with a width of less than 100 miles. It is basically a...
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  • Who Was More Instrumental in the Conquest and Settlement of Chile, Pedro Valdivia or Ines Suarez?
    As written by Isabel Allende, the novel “Ines of My Soul” captures the Spanish Conquest of the South Americas during the early to late 1500’s. In this story of Inés Suárez, an actual historic figure who lived in the early-mid 1500's and one of the founders of Chile, she is a very old woman about to die and is recounting the story of her adventure-filled life to her daughter. She was born into a poor family and spent her childhood in Spain, and eventually made her way to the New World. She lived...
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  • Gabriela Mistral - 596 Words
    Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957) Gabriela Mistral was the first Latin American woman to win a Nobel Prize in Literature. She was born in Vicuña in northern Chile in 1889. Her parents were Petronila Alcayaga, a school teacher of Basque descent and Jeronimo Godoy Alcayaga Villanueva, a vagabond poet and school teacher of Indian and Jewish ancestry. Mistral's birth name was Lucila Godoy Alcayaga. Lucila and her older sister Emelina were raised in Montegrande by their mother after the father...
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  • reciclado de neumaticos - 21475 Words
    Universidad Austral de Chile Facultad de Ciencias de la Ingeniería Escuela de Construcción Civil “RECICLAJE DE NEUMÁTICOS Y SU APLICACIÓN EN LA CONSTRUCCIÓN” Tesis para optar al Título de: Ingeniero Constructor. Profesor Patrocinante: Sr. Adolfo Montiel Mansilla Ingeniero Constructor. PAULINA ALEJANDRA DELARZE DÍAZ VALDIVIA – CHILE 2008 Aquel que quiera construir torres altas, deberá permanecer largo tiempo en los cimientos… AGRADECIMIENTOS A Dios: Gracias por...
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  • Chile's Society and Culture - 1034 Words
    CHILE'S SOCIETY AND CULTURE Interesting Facts: ● Chile is the narrowest and longest country in the world • In one 40 year span no rain fell in Chiles Atacama Desert for 40 years. • Northern Chile is home to the world's driest desert: Atacama. • Almost half of the country's population lives in or around the capital city Santiago. • Chile claims about 1,250,000 square kilometers of Antarctica, or roughly 9% of its total size, as Chilean territory. They even show the...
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  • Stalker Ex-Boyfriend - 382 Words
    Stalker Ex-Boyfriend Having a stalker is already a problem, but when he is your ex-boyfriend things get worse because that is the moment when you find out that that sweet and lovely person you were with during a long (o short) time making promises of an everlasting love was merely a wolf in sheep's clothing. The fact that he is your ex means that during the time you were together he knew everything about your life: your timetable at university, the place and hours you work, your smell,...
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  • dsadsadsadas - 1040 Words
    Chile is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes mountains to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. It borders Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast, Argentina to the east, and the Drake Passage in the far south. Chilean territory includes the Pacific islands of Juan Fernández, Salas y Gómez, Desventuradas, and Easter Island in Oceania. Chile also claims about 1,250,000 square kilometres of Antarctica, although all claims are suspended under...
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  • Chilean Wine Case study
    Field Study – Chilean Wine Industry Chile country analysis 1. Country Profile: i. Population: 16,634,603. About 90% of them are classified as white people and mestizos. ii. Currency: Chilean Peso (CLP). Current spot rate: 0.001924 USD/CLP iii. GDP: Its estimate GDP for 2013 is $285.703 billion (38th in the world ranking). It had been growing constantly since 1997 until 2009 (global crisis). Adjusting it at PPP (reflects real purchasing power) it rises to $341.914 billion (43rd in the...
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  • www.allaboutanalog.blogspot.com - 743 Words
     Casi se muere is an novel by Lisa Ray Turner and Blaine Ray, written in Spanish. It is the sequel to Blaine Ray's novel "Poor Ana". The story depicts Ana's homestay in Chile and her experiences in her Chilean school. This book was written for beginning language learners, and has a small vocabulary. It was intended to be used with the TPR Storytelling method of language teaching. It has been translated into French and many other languages. Characters Ana Silva: She attends West Torrance...
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  • Chilean Miners - 637 Words
    Chilean Miners – Business Communication Chaz J. Robbins William Omar Sánchez Marilys Robles Frankie Bibiloni BCOM/275 University of Phoenix September 21, 2011 Sr. Gabriel Medina Medina Chilean Miners – Business Communication Compañía Minera San Esteban Primera 1921 Fidel Oteiza OF. 806 Provedencia Santiago, Chile Tel. +56 2 223 9116 Fax. +56 2 223 8880 Compañía Minera San Esteban Primera 1921 Fidel Oteiza OF. 806 Provedencia Santiago, Chile Tel. +56 2 223 9116 Fax. +56 2 223...
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  • Famous Chileans - 2564 Words
    List of Chileans - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 16/12/13 2:15 PM List of Chileans From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This is a list of Chileans who are famous or notable. Contents 1 Economists 2 Military 3 Musicians 4 Artists 5 Politicians 6 Religious figures 7 Sports 8 Scientists and engineers 9 Film and television personalities 10 Writers 11 Others 12 See also Flag of Chile Coat of Arms Economists Hernán Büchi – Columbia University trained economist....
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  • Pablo Neruda - 2632 Words
    Verb I’m going to wrinkle this word, I’m going to twist it, yes, it is much too flat it is as if a great dog or great river had passed its tongue or water over it during many years. I want that in the word the roughness is seen the iron salt The de-fanged strength of the land, the blood of those who have spoken and those who have not spoken. I want to see the thirst Inside the syllables I want to touch the fire in the sound: I want to feel the darkness of the...
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  • pablo neruda - 441 Words
    Pablo Neruda whose real name is Neftalí Basoalto, was born on 12 July 1904, in the town of Parral in Chile.His father was a railway employee and his mother, who died shortly after his birth was a teacher. Some years later his father, who had then moved to Temuco, remarried dona Malverde. The poet spent his childhood and youth in Temuco, where he also got to know Gabriela Mistral, head of the girls' secondary school, who took a liking to him. At the early age of thirteen he began to contribute...
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  • Chilean Copper Mine Collapse Report
    Week 4: Chilean Copper Mine Collapse Report Monique Carr BCOM/275 February 21, 2013 Instructor: Yuvonne Richmond Chilean Copper Mine Collapse Report In the article that I had to research called “Over 30 workers trapped after Chilean Copper Mine Collapse” (Weik, 2010) it talks about what occurred on August 5, 2010 in which the San Jose mine collapsed trapping approximately 30 workers. The article indicated that...
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  • Augusto Pinochet - 800 Words
    Augusto Pinochet It is often said that one cannot separate civilized life with the desire to dictate other people. This is true and it is proven by previous leaders in the countries around us. Dictatorship is a way to control, persuade and manipulate. You cannot run a country that is both civilized and dictated. You either have people who live with freedom, or people who live with fear. Augusto Pinochet, the previous leader of Chile, chose to run his country meticulously by fear....
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  • Chilecon Valley Case Study
     CHILECON VALLEY CASE STUDY What is the Chilecon valley phenomenon, what type of companies are involved, and why should we take it seriously? In Chile, the start-up community has begun to boom. Indeed, the market conditions there are improving, while the rest of the world remains stagnant or on the decline. This, coupled with a very young population, has set up a prosperous climate for technology startups to spring up in the area, to such an extent that the region is nicknamed « The...
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  • Barrick Gold and the Mine at the Top of the World
    Barrick Gold and the Mine at the Top of the World Introduction The purpose of this case analysis is to identify the main communication problem that the world's largest gold mining company, Barrick Gold, is facing in the midst of their major Pascua-Lama developmental project. The following paper discusses the causes of the communication problem and resulting symptoms, along with the key stakeholders that are affected and their concerning issue. Finally, this paper will provide a solution...
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  • Knowing Your Audience and Communication
    Knowing Your Audience Paper and Communication Release For communication to be effective a message must always be designed with the audience in mind. To prepare for an effective verbal or visual presentation or speech the communicator must first analyze the audiences’ demographics and psychographics (Cheesebro, O'Connor, & Rios, 2010). Good communication skills involve providing the listeners’ with plenty of details to ensure the audiences’ understanding of the message, which are referred to as...
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  • Operation Condor - 490 Words
    It is almost impossible to fully explain the horrors of Operation Condor. One can only attempt to explain this despicable outcome. In short, Operation Condor was a movement of political tyranny involving assassinations and governmental operations formally executed in 1975 by the dictatorships of the Southern Cone of South America. The Program was designed to eliminate assumed socialist and communist influences and ideas and to control an active or potential opposition movement against the...
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  • Bcom/275 Knowing Your Audience
    Knowing Your Audience Paper and Communication Release BCOM/275 April 16, 2012 Knowing Your Audience Paper and Communication Release No one will ever forget the events that took place on August 5, 2010. Many people from all around the world sat glued to their television sets watching a story that most feared would have a tragic ending. The Minera San Esteban Primera Mining Company had a job ahead of them that no company every wants to face. 33 miners were trapped in a small...
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  • 33 Chilean Miners Trapped
    33 Chilean Miners Trapped Anita Stevenson Carrie Miranda BCOM/275 33 Trapped Chilean Miners Trapped On August 5, 2010, San Jose Mines collapsed trapping 33 Chilean miners 2,300 feet underground, owend by Minera San Estaban Primera. The devastating mishap has been accessed and officials have stated the 33 trapped miners will not be rescued until after Chile’s Independence day celebration, Fiestas Patrias held on September 18 a mere 13 days after the collapse, but hopefully...
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  • Chilean Copper Mine Collapse
    Chilean Copper Mine Collapse On August 5, 2010 at San Jose mine in northern Chile a cave collapsed trapping 33 miners more than 2000-feet underground (Weik, n.d.). This should have been just another day, a normal 12-hour shift at work, but it instead it turned into a 69 day nightmare. Minors did not know it would be the last time for nearly two months they would see the light of day. Miners, much like fire fighters and policemen, know there is a risk in the work they do. Their families also...
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  • Pablo Neruda - 602 Words
    Pablo Neruda Biography The poet Pablo Neruda was born in Parral, Chile, on July 12 1904. Pablo Neruda was the authors pen name, his real name was Ricardo Eliecer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto. His father worked for the railroad, and his mother was a teacher who died shortly after his birth. At age 13, he began his literary career as a contributor to a local newspaper called the daily La Mañana, where he published his first articles and poems. In 1920 he took up the pen name Pablo Neruda, which he...
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  • To What Extent Is the Statement, Prejudice Is Based on Not Truly Understanding Others, True in to Kill a Mockingbird and the Poem ‘Then and Now’
    Prejudice is based on not truly understanding others. - To what extent is this statement true of to kill a mocking bird and one other text of your choosing Prejudice is created from people unable to comprehend and respect others and their beliefs and their mannerisms. This statement is seen to be true to a high extent in both the texts of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ by Harper Leeand the poem ‘Then and Now’ by Oodegeroo Noonuccal. Prejudice based on not really understanding others is shown in the...
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  • Music Traditions Around the World Chapter Essay
    Essay Assignment 3: Chapter 9 1. Live musical performances, in several aspects, are often associated with heavy partying, drinking, and promiscuity. Professional harpists are no exception to the pressure of caving to this kind of lifestyle. Don Cesar Muquinche explains in his interview that his father was subjected to a great deal of pressure to engage in heavy drinking that could last up to several days. Professional harpists were integral to a variety of celebrations and ceremonies in...
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  • Machuca Essay - 1652 Words
    Socialist and Dictatorial Experience of Chile Somnath Deshmukh University of Illinois Urbana Champaign One of the most speculative experiences of conquest and dictatorship in the history of Latin America has been the socialist and dictatorial regimes in Chile. Chile has gone through multiple times of dictatorship, lead by the military, and also had lapses of a socialist government. The film “Machuca” by Andres Wood provided an insight of the series of social events in Chile in 1973, ranging...
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  • Spanish paper - 698 Words
    Elliott Spanish 101-02G Sanquintin 30 July 2013 No hay chiles en Chile Tucked between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes Mts., is a narrow strip of land that measures a mere 150 miles at its widest spot. This wisp of land measures an astonishing eighteen times that in length and is home to 2650 miles of the western coastline of South America. This sliver of a country is known as Chile and due to its variety of geographical characteristics, there is an amazing diversity of products...
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  • Latin American Cinema - 2378 Words
    When a person watches a film what they see can and may change their life forever. Some films are based on fictional dreams while others are documentaries about marijuana. Whatever a film might consist of depends on the topic of interest and the goal behind it. Cinematography is a business and a lifestyle. People have the potential to influence the world from a television screen thousands of miles away. Most people might have herd about the film industry in Hollywood or Europe and before sound...
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  • General Augusto Pinochet Ugarte, a Chilean Dictator Who Showed No Mercy
    Augusto Pinochet Outline THESIS: General Augusto Pinochet Ugarte was a Chilean dictator who showed no mercy and permanently transformed Chile's economy. Despite a few benefits to Chilean society, his covetousness, malice, and unprecedented ambition eventually led to his inevitable downfall. Question One: What are four categorically different significant facts that illustrate Pinochet following the path to becoming a dictator? I. Early Life A. Birth and Schooling 1. Born...
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  • Miners Trapped Underground - 350 Words
    The New York Times (New York Times, 2010)A gold and copper mine caved in , trapping 33 miners in a chamber more than 2300 feet below in August, 2010. For about two weeks there were not any type of signs that the miners had survived. Surprisingly a small hole reached the miner's and they sent up a message telling rescuers they were alive. These miners went on to be trapped below for two months before rescuers could reach them. They were rescued in a specially designed capsule that was a half a...
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  • Pablo Neruda - 1231 Words
    erudaMajor Works of Pablo Neruda Biographical Information Pablo Neruda did not come from a high standing or politically involved background, being that his father was a railway employee and his mother a teacher, but he still was able to provide great service to his country. Key Ideas of Noble Prize Acceptance Speech Pablo Neruda's most famous, and common works are "Viente Poemas de Amor y una Cancion de desperada," "Residencia en la Tierra," Espana en el Corazon," and Canto General. Biography,...
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  • Manufacturing Outside the U.S. - 1702 Words
    Chile’s Global Operations Management MGTU - 400 GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS WEEK 7 – ASSIGNMENT 7 December 9, 2012 Chile’s Global Operations Management With the rapid advancement of international economic activities, especially from the greatest contributor such as multinational companies in local economies, it has become increasingly important for enterprises to analyze the industrialization process in other countries as well as relevant changes that influence how business operate...
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  • The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
    The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian After reading the book The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, I got a much better understanding of what that title means. When you think of part-time you normally think of having a part-time job when you only work some days but not all the time. Well that is a lot like the life of the main character in this story. Throughout the book, Junior manages to be “half Indian” and “half white.” He says “ It was like being Indian was my...
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  • Chilean Folk Music - 1197 Words
    Chilean Folk Music There are four main types of folk music in Chile they are: -Northern Chile, Musica Andina -Central Chile -Mapuche Music -Chiole Music Each type or sub-genre of music has a quite distinct sound and can be related to the racial groups of these areas and to the history of Chile. Racial History of Chile The history of Chile is varied as it has influenced greatly the course of folk music in these four main areas. The history is marked by the following major events:...
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  • Chilean Mine Collasps - 852 Words
    Chilean Mine Collapse BCOM/275 Chilean Mine Collapse In Chile, on August 5, 2010, a collapse inside a main access tunnel of a mine trapped 33 miners inside (Parry & Retther, 2010). The miners were trapped at a depth of at least 700 meters (Weik, 2010). There were 32 Chileans men and one Bolivian man trapped in the old gold and coppers mine (Parry & Retther, 2010). The miners estimated that they would not be rescued for four months. The miners had to receive emergency food and...
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  • The Political and Economical Differences Between the Spanish and English Colonies Frq
    The Spanish and English colonies both moved to North America seeking opportunities. The difference is that the Spaniards sought gold, while the English colonists sought freedom, religiously or otherwise. Therefore, the Spanish settlements in the Southwest and the English colonies in New England had very different approaches to both politics and economic development. The Spaniards had ventured to the United States region of America from their previous Latin America area. They expected to find...
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  • American History: Chilean Copper Mine Collapse
    Chilean copper mine collapse Latasha Mcclure BCOM/275 September 26, 2012 Kwanis Nelson Chilean copper mine collapse On August 5 the Minera San Esteban Company regretfully announces that part of one of our mining sites has collapse. Leaving 33 of our workers trapped underground (Weik, 2010). It is not yet clear what caused the roof to collapse the company will launch a thorough investigation (Parry, Rettner, 2010). The Chile copper mine collapse is very stressful for all parties...
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  • Body of a Woman by Pablo Neruda
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