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Adriana Rivas: Pinochet-era kidnap suspect 'eligible for extradition'

Thursday, October 29th 2020, 4:12
related countries: Australia Australia

Chilean woman Adriana Rivas was allegedly involved in seven kidnappings before moving to Australia.
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Jubilation as Chile votes to rewrite constitution

Monday, October 26th 2020, 11:08

An overwhelming majority vote to tear up the dictatorship-era constitution and create a new one.
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Rescued endangered Loa water frogs have 200 offspring

Thursday, October 22nd 2020, 11:05
related places: Santiago

The water frogs had been rescued from a stream that was drying up and were airlifted to Santiago zoo.
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Chile protests turn violent on anniversary

Monday, October 19th 2020, 3:42

The protests were marking a year since the start of a protest movement that rocked Chile for months.
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'Miel Gibson' honey lands Chilean entrepreneur in hot water

Saturday, August 15th 2020, 3:33

One small company found itself in trouble after using the Hollywood actor's image to sell honey.
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The sisters regrowing forests helped by their dogs

Saturday, July 25th 2020, 23:01

Francisca and Constanza Torres and their three dogs, are planting seeds in areas of Chile devastated by wildfires.
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Coronavirus: 111-year-old Chilean woman recovers

Thursday, May 28th 2020, 10:43
related places: Santiago

Juana Zúñiga contracted the virus at her care home near Santiago, where she is the oldest resident.
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Coronavirus: Chile protesters clash with police over lockdown

Tuesday, May 19th 2020, 0:58
related places: El Bosque, Santiago

Police use tear gas and water cannon to disperse protesters in Santiago's El Bosque district.
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Coronavirus: Chilean writer Luis Sepúlveda dies aged 70

Thursday, April 16th 2020, 13:13

The socialist writer was imprisoned by the military regime in Chile and lived in exile for many years.
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Chile lockdown: Third cougar caught in Santiago streets

Tuesday, April 7th 2020, 12:04
related places: Santiago

With the Chilean capital in lockdown, the big cats are venturing into residential neighbourhoods.
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Chile robbery: Armed gang steals $15m from Santiago airport

Tuesday, March 10th 2020, 12:44
related places: Santiago

Police think the robbers may have had inside information about the cash shipment.
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Chile's protest street art: The writing is on the wall

Sunday, March 1st 2020, 0:28

Graffiti and street art are flourishing amid continuing anti-government protests in Chile.
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Chile protests: Lasers and tear gas as police and protesters clash

Saturday, February 22nd 2020, 19:37
related places: Santiago

Protesters vow to continue the unrest in Santiago until changes are made to Chile's constitution.
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Valparaíso fires: Dozens of homes destroyed in Chilean city

Wednesday, December 25th 2019, 17:07

Evidence suggests fires which prompted a mass evacuation from Valparaíso were started deliberately.
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Las Tesis feminist protest song of Chile goes global

Friday, December 13th 2019, 0:05

The song "The rapist is you" was created by the Chilean feminist collective Las Tesis.
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Chilean plane en route to Antarctica disappears with 38 on board

Tuesday, December 10th 2019, 14:34
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica

The Chilean Hercules military transport aircraft disappeared while en route to an air force base.
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Chile protests: Thousands clash with police

Tuesday, November 19th 2019, 18:46
related places: Santiago

Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Santiago as unrest entered a second month.
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Chile protests: Government bows to demands for referendum

Friday, November 15th 2019, 12:46

After weeks of unrest in the country, Chile has agreed to hold a referendum in April 2020.
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In pictures: Clashes in Chile amid national strike

Wednesday, November 13th 2019, 5:12

Protests against inequality continue, with a strike bringing much of the country to a standstill.
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Chile protests: Concerns grow over human rights abuses

Thursday, November 7th 2019, 1:48

Chile's state of emergency is bringing back memories of the country's dictatorship.
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Chilean President Piñera 'will not resign'

Tuesday, November 5th 2019, 5:42

Sebastián Piñera says he is committed to remaining as president despite the mass anti-government protests.
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Water cannon and fires amid Chile unrest

Tuesday, October 29th 2019, 12:35
related places: Santiago

Thousands of protesters return to the streets of Santiago, despite the president's cabinet reshuffle.
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Chile protests: President sacks whole cabinet after protests

Sunday, October 27th 2019, 1:28
related places: Santiago

President Piñera lifts overnight curfews after praising a huge peaceful demonstration in Santiago.
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Chile protests: Aerial footage of protest march

Saturday, October 26th 2019, 10:00
related places: Santiago

An estimated one million people - some 5% of Chile's population - peacefully marched in Santiago.
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Chile protests: One million join peaceful march for reform

Saturday, October 26th 2019, 5:20
related places: Santiago

The president says the government has "heard the message" after the march in the capital Santiago.
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Chile protests: Social reform pledges fail to quell unrest

Thursday, October 24th 2019, 10:52
related places: Santiago

Thousands strike in Santiago despite President Piñera's promise to increase pensions and minimum wage.
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Violence and detentions in Chile amidst austerity protests

Wednesday, October 23rd 2019, 13:03

The protests were sparked by a rise in metro prices but grew into a wider movement.
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Chile protests: Cities under curfew as death toll rises to 13

Tuesday, October 22nd 2019, 11:17

Santiago and other cities are under emergency rule as violent anti-government protests continue.
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Do today's global protests have anything in common?

Monday, October 21st 2019, 23:40
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

People are protesting around the world, from Lebanon to Chile. What do they have in common?
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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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