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Industrial fishing unions protest about Fisheries Act amendment agreement

CHILE | Saturday, December 15, 2018
The agreement reached between the Government and the Fisheries Committee of the Senate to vote, on Monday December 17, the proposed "Short Act" for fishing, sent in mid-year by the Executive, has generated unrest in the fishing sector industry.


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