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Panama becomes first Central American nation to ban plastic bags

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Plastic waste pile and debris are seen up near the beach in Panama City, as Panama becomes the first country in Central America to ban all single-use plastic bags, in Panama July 19, 2019. Picture taken July 19, 2019. REUTERS/ Erick Marciscano PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – Panama on Saturday became the first Central American nation Read More

White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban: sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the U.S. ban on sales to China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two sources briefed on the meeting said on Friday. A Huawei logo is pictured at their store at Vina del Mar, Chile Read More

Anglo American says Chile Los Bronces mine project will not harm glaciers, biodiversity

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FILE PHOTO: The Anglo American logo is seen in Rusternburg October 5, 2015. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Anglo American said on Friday it had submitted an environmental impact study for a $3 billion project seeking to maintain output from its flagship Los Bronces copper mine in Chile. The overhaul proposes to move part Read More

Heat wave gripping eastern, central U.S. to intensify over weekend

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38°C) in Washington, D.C., and prompting utilities to take steps to prevent power outages. Visitors from Chile, Emilia Aguirre, 14, Beatriz Catalan, 14, and Magdalena Chahuan, Read More

Heat wave broils eastern, central U.S., utilities poised for demand

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38°C) in Washington, D.C., and leading utilities to take steps to prevent power outages. Visitors from Chile, Emilia Aguirre, 14, Beatriz Catalan, 14, and Magdalena Chahuan, Read More

U.S. heat wave begins with utility worker ‘army’ on, outdoor races off

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Visitors from Chile, Emilia Aguirre, 14, Beatriz Catalan, 14, and Magdalena Chahuan, 15, walk during a hot day in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. July 18, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert NEW YORK (Reuters) – A third of the U.S. population was under excessive heat warnings on Friday through the weekend as a Read More

Japanese official says negotiators working hard on U.S.-Japan trade deal

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. and Japanese officials are working hard to reach agreement on a bilateral trade agreement, a senior Japanese official told Reuters on Wednesday, adding he was looking forward to news on the deal in the near future. FILE PHOTO: U.S President Donald Trump is greeted by Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, as Read More

Bills targeting China’s Huawei introduced in Congress

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives introduced bills on Tuesday to keep tight restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, amid concern about President Donald Trump’s easing of curbs on the Chinese firm. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei signage is pictured at their store at Vina del Mar, Chile July 14, Read More

Bills targeting China’s Huawei introduced in U.S. Congress

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives introduced bills on Tuesday to keep tight restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, amid concern about President Donald Trump’s easing of curbs on the Chinese firm. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei signage is pictured at their store at Vina del Mar, Chile July 14, Read More

How lithium-rich Chile botched a plan to attract battery makers

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SANTIAGO (Reuters) – In March 2018, the Chilean government unveiled big news: Corporate investors, including South Korean electronics giant Samsung, would build three factories in Chile to produce battery parts for electric vehicles. FILE PHOTO: An aerial view shows the brine pools of SQM lithium mine on the Atacama salt flat in the Atacama desert Read More