Environmental Issues in Chile

mackennaJuan Francisco Mackenna (President of the Chilean Australian Chamber of Commerce) notes that environmental issues are becoming more important as Chile has become more affluent.  “In Australia, you have the NIMBY syndrome – Not In My BackYard.  In Chile, it’s the BANANA Syndrome – Build Anywhere but Not Anywhere Near Anything!”  Thanks to the Airport Economist Tim Harcourt for this quirky little gem.