Wednesday, 23 May 2012 19:51
Governor closes Agrosuper plant due to environmental contamination.
Government authorities in Chile’s Atacama region ordered the temporary shutdown of the Agrosuper pig processing plant in the small town of Freirina on Tuesday, much to the relief of the local residents who had been blocking the plant’s entrance over the last five days protesting the horrible smells coming from it. (Freirina residents express support for their town by chilefotojp/flickr)Login to read more.
About the writer
Abigail Olmstead, a student at the University of California in Berkeley, is currently spending a year studying abroad in Chile’s Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. She studies Latin American Literature with a minor in education. She loves languages and is more than grateful to have the experience of traveling abroad in order to perfect her Spanish and see South America.