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Chilean family rescue humpback whale caught in fishing net

Thursday, January 5th 2017, 5:16

A family in Chile has saved a humpback whale which became entangled in an industrial fishing net.
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Chile wildfires destroy scores of homes in Valparaiso

Tuesday, January 3rd 2017, 3:35
related places: Valparaiso

Hundreds of people are evacuated from Valparaiso, Chile, as forest fires set homes alight.
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Chile earthquake tsunami warning lifted

Sunday, December 25th 2016, 18:05

A tsunami alert issued after a powerful earthquake off the coast of Chile has now been lifted.
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Chile anger as jailed Pinochet reign abusers ask forgiveness

Friday, December 23rd 2016, 18:29

There is anger in Chile when 10 men jailed for human rights abuses under Pinochet ask forgiveness.
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Chile minister says sorry after receiving sex doll gift

Wednesday, December 14th 2016, 18:09

Chile's economy minister says he was "caught by surprise" when he was given a sex doll at a dinner.
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Fidel Castro's ashes buried in Santiago de Cuba

Sunday, December 4th 2016, 17:41
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Santiago

Fidel Castro's remains are buried in a family ceremony, ending nine days of mourning in Cuba.
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Fidel Castro funeral: Crowds line streets to greet cortege

Sunday, December 4th 2016, 13:39
related places: Santiago

Cubans line the streets to see Fidel Castro's funeral cortege before he was laid to rest at a cemetery in Santiago.
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Cuba: Crowds pay last respects to Fidel Castro in Santiago

Sunday, December 4th 2016, 2:00
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Santiago

Huge crowds pay their last respects to former Cuban leader Fidel Castro in the eastern city of Santiago.
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Fidel Castro: Thousands attend rally for former Cuban leader

Sunday, December 4th 2016, 1:03
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Santiago

Thousands of Cubans gather in Santiago to pay their final respects to former leader Fidel Castro.
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Fidel Castro's ashes make their final journey across Cuba

Saturday, December 3rd 2016, 16:10
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Castro, Havana, Santiago

Cubans have been lining the streets from Havana to Santiago as Castro's ashes make their final journey.
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Following the route of Fidel Castro's ashes

Saturday, December 3rd 2016, 4:07
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Havana, Santiago

As Fidel Castro's ashes make their final journey from Havana to Santiago, Cubans try to come to terms with the death of their revolutionary leader.
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Fidel Castro's death: Ashes begin journey to Santiago

Wednesday, November 30th 2016, 14:06
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Santiago

The ashes of the late leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, are being taken to Santiago.
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Public workers clash with Chile police in Santiago protest

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 23:38
related places: Santiago

Public sector workers in Chile are blasted with water cannon by police as they protest against salary adjustments.
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Santiago man, 84, knocks himself out tackling jewellery thief

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, 22:19
related places: Santiago

An 84-year-old man in Santiago, Chile, attempts to stop a shoplifter, but knocks himself out while tackling the thief.
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Under fire

Wednesday, September 28th 2016, 23:26

Chile's first female president, Michelle Bachelet, has made it her mission to change her country's restrictive abortion laws.
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Chileans protest against Pinochet-era private pension scheme

Sunday, August 21st 2016, 23:43

Hundreds of thousands of people take to Chile's streets to demand the scrapping of a military-era private pension scheme.
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Germany deplores rights violations at enclave in Chile

Tuesday, July 12th 2016, 23:44
related countries: Germany Germany

German President Joachim Gauck deplores the human rights violations at a secretive colony of ethnic Germans in Chile in the 1960s and 1970s.
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Foreign fighter

Sunday, July 10th 2016, 23:01
related countries: Colombia Colombia

BBC Mundo's Natalio Cosoy speaks to a Chilean man who joined Colombia's largest left-wing rebel group, the Farc.
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Former Chile officer found liable for Victor Jara death

Monday, June 27th 2016, 22:01

A Florida court finds a former officer in the Chilean army liable for the murder of the folk singer and activist Victor Jara under Pinochet.
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Germany seeks to jail Chile sect doctor

Tuesday, June 7th 2016, 23:26
related countries: Germany Germany

German prosecutors ask a court to enforce a prison sentence passed on a doctor convicted in Chile of child sex abuse at a secretive commune.
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Chile anthem interrupted by Pitbull rap

Tuesday, June 7th 2016, 6:51

A second anthem mix-up at the Copa America tournament sees music by rapper Pitbull played over the end of Chile's national song.
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Alma telescope peers into space

Saturday, May 28th 2016, 23:38

Alma telescope peers into space from Chile
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Chile student protest turns violent

Thursday, May 26th 2016, 23:36
related places: Santiago

A student demonstration in central Santiago turns violent as police use tear gas and water cannons to disperse the crowd.
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Man mauled by lions in 'suicide bid'

Sunday, May 22nd 2016, 13:36

A man stripped naked and jumped into a lion enclosure at a zoo in Chile in an apparent suicide attempt, forcing staff to shoot dead two lions.
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Violent protests during Chile speech

Sunday, May 22nd 2016, 0:59

Violent protests break out in Chile during the annual state-of-the-nation address by President Michelle Bachelet.
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VIDEO: The deadly 'red tide' killing sea life

Tuesday, May 10th 2016, 17:53

Chile's southern coast has been hit by the biggest ever "red tide" in history. It's caused by toxic algae which is killing sea life and damaging the local fishing economy.
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VIDEO: 'Red tide' killing sea life in Chile

Tuesday, May 10th 2016, 2:31

Chile's southern coast has been hit by the biggest ever "red tide" in history.
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Bolivia says Chile base is a threat

Sunday, May 8th 2016, 21:32
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Bolivia's president accuses Chile of threatening his country by building a military base near their common border, but Chile denies it exists.
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Chile TV host sacked after pisco row

Friday, May 6th 2016, 22:02

A Chilean TV presenter has been sacked after being accused of being unpatriotic when discussing alcohol.
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Poet reburied after tests for poison

Tuesday, April 26th 2016, 17:57

The remains of the Nobel prize-winning poet, Pablo Neruda, are reburied in Chile as the country awaits results of tests on his body for poisoning.
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