Despite possible infractions of indigenous communities’ rights
The Chilean Supreme Court rejected an appeal last Thursday petitioning against a mining exploration project slated for the Las Vicuñas National Reserve in Chile’s northern Arica and Parinacota Region.
Originally from New York (go Yankees!), Zach Simon grew up in Chicago (go Bulls!). He majored in journalism at the University of Arizona,where he spent a semester abroad studying Spanish in Viña del Mar, Chile, in 2009. After graduating in May 2010, he returned to Chile to teach English in Santiago. He loves to read, write, play sports, and watch movies. He also loves rock and roll and plays the drums.