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President Piñera Meets President Obama

Pinera and ObamaTHE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                 April 13, 2010
 
Read-out of President Obama’s discussion with President Sebastian Piñera of Chile
 
President Obama had the opportunity to engage with Chilean President Sebastian Piñera during the Global Nuclear Security Summit on a range of issues on the bilateral, hemispheric and global agendas.  The President thanked President Piñera for Chile’s recently completed removal of all highly enriched uranium (HEU) from Chile and commended Chilean leadership in promoting nuclear non-proliferation and for working with us to achieve a successful Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference next month. 
 
The Presidents agreed to work together to advance respect for shared values, including democratic governance, human rights, economic prosperity, and social inclusion throughout the Americas.  Finally, the President renewed the U.S. offer to support Chile’s ongoing recovery efforts following the February 27 earthquake should the Chilean government request further assistance.
 
NOTE:  President Barack Obama talks with President Sebastián Piñera of Chile during the working lunch at the Nuclear Security Summit at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., April 13, 2010.  (Credit:  Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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Money Transfers to Chile: Small Amounts Transferred Via Consulate

US $25. to $3,000. may be converted to Chilean Pesos and sent to Chile via the Consulate.

Small Amount Emergency Money Transfers to ChileThe Consulate of Chile in Las Vegas has the ability to complete emergency transfer of funds to Chile.

Larger Funds transfers in US dollars are converted to Chilean Pesos and deposited directly in to the account of the payee, for a charge of $50.

For smaller transfers, we can group the payments for delivery to a Consular Emissary in Santiago, who will work with the payee to distribute the funds to them.  The charge for this depends on the locations and logistics, but is generally less than $10. 

Please email vegas@consul.cc with your request for further information.

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Chile Earthquake List of Confirmed Dead

The following list those confirmed dead in the Chile Earthquake is the latest published by the Government of Chile.  Our condolences to the families and friends of those lost.

LIST OF CONFIRMED DEAD  |

 

Donations:

Please make your contributions to: 

 

Chile Earthquake Relief Fund
Consulate of Chile
1930 Village Center Circle #3-711
Las Vegas NV 89134

Las Vegas Chile Earthquake Relief

The government of Chile is now facilitating direct contribution to its impeccably well-managed earthquake relief effort.   Donations may now be made directly to the account of the Chilean Embassy.  

The Consulate of Chile in Las Vegas is gathering donations to the fund, to be sent weekly to the Embassy for direct disbursement to the aid described by President Bachelet.  There is no middleman, and no part of your funds goes to anything other than the disaster relief cost itself.  

You may donate in honor of someone if you wish, donate anonymously, or be recognized by the Consulate.  As the official representative of Chile in Las Vegas, Consul Biggs Sparkuhl will make certain that all donations will receive the attention and recognition they deserve from the Embassy of Chile in Washington, D.C. 

Please make your contributions to: 

 

Chile Earthquake Relief Fund
Consulate of Chile
1930 Village Center Circle #3-711
Las Vegas NV 89134