UPDATE 2-Chile announces $5.5 bln economic recovery plan as protests bite
Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.
(Recasts with comments from finance minister)
By Fabian Cambero and Dave Sherwood
SANTIAGO, Dec 2 (Reuters) - The Chilean government announced
plans on Monday to roll out a $5.5 billion economic recovery
plan and issue more debt in foreign currencies after rioting and
protests triggered the worst monthly contraction in a decade.
Finance Minister Ignacio Briones slashed the official
forecast for economic growth this year to 1.4% from 2% just a
month ago, and he ...