Christian Molinari

Christian Molinari

Contributing Editor

A native of San Francisco, Christian Molinari has lived and worked in Chile for over 20 years, after having arrived in Santiago as a volunteer and falling in love with the culture and its people. He covered business news in Latin America for over a decade, worked in communications at IBM Chile, and currently freelances in strategic communications and reporting.

Published on
February 8, 2023

The Chilean branch of Cooke Aquaculture is claiming it is being discriminated against by Chile’s Superintendency of the Environment (SMA), which the company says is affecting its operations in the country and for which it may seek international arbitration.

The impasse could potentially throw a wrench into the works for Chile’s USD 6 billion (EUR 5.5 billion) salmon-farming industry and harm the country’s reputation for having

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Published on
January 27, 2023

Ecuador’s government putting an end to diesel subsidies for large shrimp farms is unfair, comes at a very inopportune moment, and seriously affects sector competitiveness, according to the executive president of the country’s National Chamber of Aquaculture (CNA), José Antonio Camposano.

The move will increase production costs by USD 0.16 (EUR 0.15) per pound of shrimp, affecting 82 percent of the country’s shrimp

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