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Chile’s President Defends His Response to Wildfires

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By SIMON ROMERO and PASCALE BONNEFOY

RIO DE JANEIRO — Wildfires swept through unseasonably hot, dry parts of southern Chile on Monday, as firefighters struggled to extinguish the blazes and as the government of Sebastián Piñera, Chile’s beleaguered billionaire president, defended its response.

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