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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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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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