Rosario Lizana · February, 2007

Latest posts by Rosario Lizana from February, 2007

Santiago, Chile: New Transportation System

  15 February 2007

This week marked the debut of the new public transportation system, called Transantiago (ES) . The government and private companies have invested (ES) US$ 292.5 million. Changing the transportation system is a major issue, because they also had to change people's habits. No more coins, no more waiting times. No...

Pascua Lama, Chile: Moving Three Glaciers

  8 February 2007

Can you imagine moving three glaciers covering the driest desert in the world in order to extract gold and silver? Would you approve of a law that allows a private mining company to have economic power over a border between two countries? This is the sad story of Pascua Lama....

Fairly tale in Chile: Small Giant

  2 February 2007

The famous French “Small Giant” arrived to Santiago, Chile. Many citizens gathere to see this in the centre of the capital. Claudia (ES) introduces us to the concept: Cuenta la historia de un rinoceronte que escapó de África, pasando por las minas del cobre y llegando a la gran ciudad...