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Cliff diving in Chile: Divers compete in Lago Ranco

Sunday, October 22nd 2017, 8:09

Competitors performed acrobatics from heights of up to 27m (89ft) in Chile.
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Santiago Maldonado: Body found in search for Argentine activist

Wednesday, October 18th 2017, 22:25
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina's political parties suspend election campaigning as experts work to identify the body.
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Mexico earthquake hit church during christening

Saturday, September 23rd 2017, 2:33

A two-month-old baby was one of a number of people who died at the Santiago Apostol church.
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Change ahead

Monday, September 18th 2017, 23:40

Chilean fishing communities tell how their lives changed after their waters became a marine reserve.
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Santiago Maldonado: Thousands march for missing activist

Saturday, September 2nd 2017, 0:56

He went missing at an indigenous-rights demonstration in Patagonia a month ago, witnesses say.
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Where is Santiago Maldonado? Argentina searches for missing protester

Sunday, August 27th 2017, 19:54

The country is gripped and angered by the disappearance of a man at an indigenous rights protest.
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Chile's Atacama desert: World's driest place in bloom after surprise rain

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 11:41

Flowers are blooming in the Atacama desert in northern Chile after unusual rainfall in the region.
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Chile abortion: Court approves easing total ban

Monday, August 21st 2017, 21:16
related places: Santiago

News of the judges' ruling by 6-4 led to celebrations among left-of centre parties in Santiago.
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Chile sect: German court jails fugitive doctor over child sex abuse

Monday, August 14th 2017, 19:23
related countries: Germany Germany

The court upholds a sentence passed in Chile over his involvement in child sex abuse.
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Rare snowfall blankets Santiago

Saturday, July 15th 2017, 20:47
related places: Santiago

Residents of Chile's capital city enjoy the cold weather.
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Chile turns chilly as Santiago hit by rare heavy snowfall

Saturday, July 15th 2017, 20:44
related places: Santiago

A cold snap in Santiago leads to blackouts, leaving about 250,000 residents without power.
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Nabila Rifo: Chile court cuts jail term of attacker

Wednesday, July 12th 2017, 17:19

A Chilean man wins a reduced sentence for one of the country's most brutal domestic violence cases.
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Germany win football Confederations Cup

Sunday, July 2nd 2017, 21:21
related countries: Germany Germany

World champions Germany secure a first Confederations Cup title by beating Chile in Sunday's final in St Petersburg.
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Confederations Cup: Chile businessman offers fans 5,000 flags

Sunday, July 2nd 2017, 1:19
related countries: Germany Germany

He hopes to give Chile's football team a boost before the Confederations Cup final against Germany.
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Chilean judge sends 106 former secret agents to prison

Friday, June 2nd 2017, 22:22

A Chilean judge said the agents arrested 16 leftist activists who were never seen alive again.
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Brazil meat scandal: China and others lift ban

Saturday, March 25th 2017, 23:55
related countries: China China, Egypt Egypt

Chile and Egypt have also lifted bans imposed over claims that unsafe produce was sold for years.
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North Face widow Tompkins donates land for Chile parks

Thursday, March 16th 2017, 16:09

Chile signs a historic deal with Kristine McDivitt Tompkins to create a "network of national parks”.
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Chile floods: Millions without water in capital Santiago

Monday, February 27th 2017, 10:24
related places: Santiago

Rain and floods contaminate a major river and leave four million without water in Santiago.
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'Red alert' as Chile wildfires blaze

Wednesday, February 22nd 2017, 21:58

Dozens of houses and almost 3,500 hectares of forest are destroyed by fires which continue to burn in Chile.
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Texas lawmaker: 'Don't use Chile flag emoji when you mean Texas!'

Tuesday, February 21st 2017, 17:14

The Chilean flag's emoji is being confused by some with the Lone Star Flag of Texas.
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Argentina coach crash: At least 19 killed near border with Chile

Sunday, February 19th 2017, 1:45

An unidentified teenager passenger said that the vehicle had been travelling too fast.
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Huge planes help fight Chile forest fires

Tuesday, January 31st 2017, 22:25
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United States United States

Huge supertanker planes from the US, Russia and Brazil have been deployed to fight forest fires in Chile.
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Chile forest fires: 43 detained for suspected arson

Monday, January 30th 2017, 10:12

More than 40 people have been detained for their suspected involvement in causing Chile's worst forest fires for decades.
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Chile wildfires: Drone footage reveals devastation

Sunday, January 29th 2017, 2:03
related places: Maule

Drone footage shows the damage in the central region of Maule in Chile from devastating wildfires.
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Chile battles against devastating fires

Friday, January 27th 2017, 5:07

Residents and emergency services are fighting the worst wildfire in Chile's modern history.
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Chile's worst wildfire destroys town as help arrives

Friday, January 27th 2017, 2:10

More international help is arriving to help Chile deal with its worst wildfire in modern history.
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Chile forest fires: Death toll now rises to six

Thursday, January 26th 2017, 5:57

Two police officers are killed in vast forest fires in Chile, taking the death toll to six.
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Chile forest fires: Troops join fight against worst fires in decades

Sunday, January 22nd 2017, 18:12
related places: Santiago

Areas south of the capital Santiago are seeing their worst fires in decades.
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Forest fires tear through Chile countryside

Sunday, January 22nd 2017, 8:38

Chile has requested international help to deal with forest fires.
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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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