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Chile protests: Three dead in supermarket fire as clashes continue

Sunday, October 20th 2019, 12:09
related places: Santiago

The protests were sparked by a rise in metro fares, which has since been suspended.
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Chile protests: Unrest in Santiago over metro fare increase

Saturday, October 19th 2019, 5:04
related places: Santiago

Protests sparked by a metro fare increase turn violent and spread across Santiago.
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Chile's stolen children: 'I was tricked into handing over my baby'

Wednesday, September 25th 2019, 23:55

Chile is investigating how babies and children were sent abroad for adoption during military rule.
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Venice court fines top architect Calatrava in bridge dispute

Thursday, August 15th 2019, 10:53

Renowned architect Santiago Calatrava must pay €78,000 (£72,000) for alleged Venice bridge errors.
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The farmers who worry about our phone batteries

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 23:36

Lithium is being mined in Chile to make batteries, but at what cost to the local environment?
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The women seeking abortions turned away by doctors in Chile

Thursday, August 1st 2019, 23:25

Doctors who refuse to perform abortions are becoming a barrier to women's rights to have terminations.
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The Chile school where pupils carry petrol bombs over pencils

Tuesday, July 30th 2019, 23:23

Chile's most prestigious state school has been rocked by protests over a lack of financing.
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Thousands turn out to see rare total solar eclipse in Chile

Wednesday, July 3rd 2019, 2:27

The rare total solar eclipse delighted spectators in Chile, who cheered as the sun darkened.
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Total solar eclipse 2019: Sky show hits South America

Tuesday, July 2nd 2019, 21:53
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Skywatchers in parts of Chile and Argentina briefly saw the Moon pass directly in front of the Sun.
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Venezuela crisis: Maduro says 'fascist' coup foiled

Thursday, June 27th 2019, 5:04
related countries: United States United States

The socialist leader said the attempt involved Juan Guaidó backed by the US, Colombia and Chile.
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The Red Zone: A place where butch lesbians live in fear

Sunday, June 23rd 2019, 23:38

Three deaths and dozens of violent attacks have put butch lesbians in Chile's Fifth region on red alert.
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Tornadoes wreak havoc in Chile

Saturday, June 1st 2019, 11:37

House are destroyed, power lines cut and vehicles damaged as unusual weather hits the south of the country.
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Colonia Dignidad: Germany to compensate Chile commune victims

Saturday, May 18th 2019, 2:58

Victims of an abusive sect founded by a former Nazi soldier in southern Chile will be compensated.
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The Chilean tycoon who is wanted by the US

Friday, May 17th 2019, 0:07
related countries: United States United States

Carlos Cardoen is an influential businessman in Chile, but why does the US want him extradited?
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Inside Chile's Amaranta school for transgender children

Tuesday, May 14th 2019, 23:18

Many of the children at the Amaranta school in Chile have dropped out of other schools after transitioning.
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Colonia Dignidad: Germany drops probe into sect doctor

Wednesday, May 8th 2019, 11:26
related countries: Germany Germany

German prosecutors drop their investigation into Hartmut Hopp, a doctor at Chile's Colonia Dignidad.
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Norway's Kon-Tiki museum to return Easter Island artefacts

Friday, March 29th 2019, 17:09

Thousands of artefacts were taken from the Chilean island by famous explorer Thor Heyerdahl in 1956.
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Students save on fees, but Chile's universities struggle

Wednesday, March 13th 2019, 0:19

Chile's universities are warning about a lack of funding after high fees are removed for many students.
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Zinedine Zidane: Real Madrid reappoint Frenchman to replace Santiago Solari

Monday, March 11th 2019, 19:40
related countries: Spain Spain

Zinedine Zidane returns as Real Madrid manager just 10 months after leaving the club, as head coach Santiago Solari is sacked.
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In pictures: A Chilean paraglider and his hawk in flight

Saturday, March 2nd 2019, 3:33
related places: Santiago

Ariel Marinkovic flies with his hawk, Hook, in the hills around Chile's capital city, Santiago.
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How one teenager is making millions by hacking legally

Friday, March 1st 2019, 13:17

19-year-old Santiago Lopez is the first to make over a million dollars breaking into IT software.
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Adriana Rivas: Aide of Pinochet-era spy chief held in Australia

Wednesday, February 20th 2019, 13:23
related countries: Australia Australia

Police in Australia arrest Adriana Rivas, wanted in Chile for an alleged Pinochet-era kidnapping.
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Extreme rainfall has led to deadly floods in northern Chile

Saturday, February 9th 2019, 10:27

Deadly floods in northern Chile left homes and roads destroyed.
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Chile escape: Ex-guerrilla Patricio Ortiz Montenegro returns to Santiago

Saturday, February 2nd 2019, 4:45
related places: Santiago

Patricio Ortiz Montenegro, who fled jail in 1996 suspended from a helicopter, returns from exile.
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Why some see Chile's plastic bag ban as a rubbish proposal

Sunday, December 2nd 2018, 2:56

Chile has banned stores from handing out free plastic bags to shoppers and it is a headache for some.
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Pope defrocks two Chilean bishops over child abuse claims

Saturday, October 13th 2018, 13:15

Pope Francis ordered the move amid allegations linking the prelates to the sexual abuse of minors.
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Bolivia sea dispute: UN rules in Chile's favour

Monday, October 1st 2018, 16:14
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

The ICJ rules that Chile does not have to negotiate granting Bolivia sovereign access to the sea.
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Church sex abuse: 'I was forced to swim naked with our priest'

Friday, September 28th 2018, 16:53

Two victims of clerical sexual abuse in Chile speak out about their ordeal.
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Puppies steal spotlight at Chile military parade

Friday, September 21st 2018, 8:46
related places: Santiago

All eyes were on nine young golden retrievers at Chile's annual military parade in Santiago.
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'How I escaped the priest who abused me'

Thursday, September 13th 2018, 0:54
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Chile's abuse scandal began when Dr James Hamilton spoke out about being abused by a priest, Fernando Karadima.
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Fort Lauderdale airport gunman sentenced to life

Friday, August 17th 2018, 18:08
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Esteban Santiago, an Iraq war veteran, was handed five life sentences for the 2017 attack.
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