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HAVANA, July 23- Chinese President Xi Jinping ended an eight-day trip through Latin America on Wednesday with a visit to eastern Cuba, where both the island's independence struggle against Spain and Fidel Castro's revolution began.
HAVANA— Chinese President Xi Jinping is wrapping up his visit to Cuba after signing dozens of agreements for such things as investment by Chinese firms on the island. China is Cuba's No. 2 international trade partner after Venezuela. The Chinese president began his tour of Latin America last week in Brazil, and has also visited Argentina and Venezuela.
SANTIAGO, June 24- President Michelle Bachelet on Tuesday announced a plan to buy and return disputed ancestral lands to Chile's indigenous communities as part of a strategy to better incorporate them into the country's political process and economic development.
June 19- For other related diaries, please. BEIRUT- Arab Economic Forum in Lebanon. SEOUL- South Korean Finance minister Hyun Oh- seok speaks at the Parliament session on recent events.
*Companies need to spend billions to expand in Chile. SANTIAGO/ LONDON, June 16- As top copper producer Chile starts to lose market share, players are betting on fledging suppliers to help feed hunger for the red metal, but no single country is likely to replicate the South American nation's boom of the last century.
*Iliad, Bouygues up on sector consolidation hopes. Iliad rose 6.3 percent, the top gainer on the FTSEurofirst index, and Bouygues advanced 5.2 percent on expectations of more consolidation among French telecom companies.
SANTIAGO/ LIMA, June 4- Maintenance workers for LATAM Airlines have threatened to delay or cancel flights throughout South America in support of a strike by Peruvian colleagues in the days ahead of the World Cup.
SANTIAGO, May 30- Chile's government published worrying data on Friday showing the economy is under continued pressure, as factory output fell much faster than expected and retail sales grew at their slowest pace in over five years.
*Banco de Chile could be next in line to tap Australian market. SYDNEY, May 22- Australia's A $1.5 trillion bond market is attracting interest from borrowers in Latin America and the Middle East, as they seek to diversify their portfolio and lower funding costs in the world's fourth-largest pension savings pool.
*Group is only FTSE 100 company with all-male board. *Female representation on FTSE 100 boards now up to 20 pct. When Chilean mining company Antofagasta appointed Vivianne Blanlot as a director in March, that left Glencore as the only FTSE 100 company without female representation on its board.
May 16- Abbott Laboratories said on Friday it would acquire Chile's CFR Pharmaceuticals SA in a two-part, $2.9 billion deal, to double its branded generic drugs portfolio and expand in the fast-growing Latin American market.
May 16- Abbott Laboratories said it would acquire Latin American pharmaceutical company CFR Pharmaceuticals, which would more than double its branded generic drugs portfolio and expand its presence in Latin America.
May 14- For other related diaries, please. WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton participate in an event for women's empowerment in Washington- 2115 GMT.
May 9- For other related diaries, please. SEOUL- Bank of Korea holds Monetary Policy Committee Meeting- 0100 GMT. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew visits China.
May 8- For other related diaries, please. for emerging market economic indicator release dates and forecasts. BERLIN- WDR Europa Forum 2014 on topic "What kind of Europe do we want?
May 7- For other related diaries, please. ABUJA- World Economic Forum on Africa will be held in Abuja. RABAT- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde visits Morocco.
May 5- For other related diaries, please. KAMPALA- Central Bank of Uganda announces Monetary Policy Statement. PARIS- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Forum 2014.
May 2- For other related diaries, please. ASTANA- 47th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank. SEJONG CITY- South Korean Finance Minister Hyun Oh- seok will chair an external meeting at the government complex in Sejong for economic issues- 0100 GMT.
May 1- For other related diaries, please. ASTANA- 47th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank. SEJONG CITY- South Korean Finance Minister Hyun Oh- seok will chair an external meeting at the government complex in Sejong for economic issues- 0100 GMT.
SANTIAGO, April 30- A medium-sized earthquake struck central Chile on Wednesday afternoon, rattling buildings in the capital of Santiago but not causing any damage, according to the country's emergency office.