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Chile’s Pinera struggles to make headway
Midway through his term, Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera is facing resistance to his agenda from a hostile congress. His clumsy handling of several domestic crises has not helped his government gain traction. The economy is doing well, though, fueled by copper exports. But that poses a danger as well – a prolonged U.S.-China trade war could catch Chile in the crossfire.