Update to Response to Information Request CHL27539.E of 15 August 1997 on the workers' union named Confederación de Trabajadores Portuarios, Estibadores y Ramos Similares de Chile (COTRAPORCHI) and on the treatment of its members in Valparaíso [CHL27829.E]

For information on COTRAPORCHI and on the treatment of its members in Valparaíso, please consult the attached 21 August 1997 letter signed by COTRAPORCHI's president, treasurer and secretary.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.


Chilean Confederation of Dockworkers, Stevedores and Allied Workers (COTRAPORCHI), Valparaíso. 21 August 1997. Letter translated by Public Works and Government Services, Translation Bureau, Hull.