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Pinera seeks Chile death answers

Monday, August 29th 2011, 0:02

Chile's President Pinera says he will do everything necessary to discover why a teenager was killed during anti-government protests last week.
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Violence mars Chile strike action

Friday, August 26th 2011, 22:13

Chile sees marches and clashes on the second day of a national strike, as a teenage boy shot during the protests dies from his injuries.
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Chile probes Gen Bachelet's death

Thursday, August 25th 2011, 23:30

Chile will investigate the 1974 death of Gen Alberto Bachelet, who died while serving a prison term for treason imposed by the military government of Gen Augusto Pinochet.
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Clashes erupt during Chile strike

Thursday, August 25th 2011, 8:24

Chile is bracing for a second day of a national strike after more than 300 people were arrested when some protests turned violent.
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VIDEO: Violent clashes during Chile strike

Thursday, August 25th 2011, 5:30
related places: Santiago

Police in the Chilean capital, Santiago, have arrested around 350 people following violent clashes with demonstrators.
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Great expectations

Sunday, August 21st 2011, 6:13

What became of the Chile miners who cheated death?
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VIDEO: Hunger strike students in hospital

Friday, August 19th 2011, 12:45

Students in Chile have been demanding educational reforms for the last three months.
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Chile ups Pinochet victim numbers

Thursday, August 18th 2011, 21:37

Chile says almost 10,000 more people were illegally detained, tortured or killed during the rule of Gen Pinochet than previously documented.
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VIDEO: Chilean miner: 'I was already dead'

Friday, August 12th 2011, 7:16

Two Chilean miners, Alex Vega and Victor Zamora, reveal how they felt during the first few days of being trapped underground.
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'Chilean Winter'

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 15:20

Student protests tap into broader malaise
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Clashes as Chile students protest

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 6:45

Protesters clash with riot police in the Chilean capital, Santiago as thousands of students march to demand changes to the education system.
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Chile leader backs civil unions

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 3:25

Chile's President Sebastian Pinera proposes legislation to grant rights enjoyed by married couples to unmarried couples, including those of the same sex.
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VIDEO: Chile marks mine rescue one year on

Saturday, August 6th 2011, 4:49

Chile is marking the first anniversary of the mine collapse that trapped thirty-three men underground for two months.
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Chile marks year since mine blast

Friday, August 5th 2011, 23:20

Chile holds a series of commemorative event to mark the anniversary of the mining collapse that left 33 men trapped underground for three months.
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VIDEO: Chilean miners still struggle financially

Friday, August 5th 2011, 10:52

One year after the mine collapsed in Chile some of the miners who stayed trapped inside for 69 days still struggle financially.
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VIDEO: Student demo in Chile turns violent

Friday, August 5th 2011, 6:47

Hundreds of people have been arrested and more than a dozen police officers injured in violent demonstrations in Chile.
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Arrests at Chilean student rally

Thursday, August 4th 2011, 22:28
related places: Santiago

Riot police in the Chilean capital, Santiago, use tear gas and water cannon to break up protests by students demanding educational reform.
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BHP says Chile strike 'illegal'

Monday, July 25th 2011, 4:02

BHP says the strike at the Escondida copper mine in Chile as 'illegal' as the stand-off with the workers continues.
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Allende shot himself, experts say

Tuesday, July 19th 2011, 20:27

International experts conclude that Chile's President Salvador Allende committed suicide as his palace was attacked by Gen Pinochet's forces in 1973.
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VIDEO: Student 'superheroes' protest in Chile

Tuesday, July 19th 2011, 12:53

Chilean students have been taken to the streets in protest once again this time dressed as superheroes.
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Chile president shakes up cabinet

Tuesday, July 19th 2011, 8:21

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera, faced with protests and plummeting polls, changes eight ministers.
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VIDEO: Clashes in Chile over striking miners

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 12:00

Clashes broke up in the Chilean capital last night between riot police and demonstrators who were supporting striking miners.
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Chilean copper miners on strike

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 6:37

Copper miners from Chile's state-owned company, Codelco, stage their first national strike in nearly 20 years.
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Priceless Spanish manuscript 'disappears'

Thursday, July 7th 2011, 13:04
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Compostela, Santiago

A hugely valuable illuminated 12th Century manuscript, the Codex Calixtinus, has mysteriously disappeared from the Santiago de Compostela cathedral in northern Spain, say police.
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VIDEO: Kissing protest staged in Chile

Thursday, July 7th 2011, 12:52

Chilean students have been protesting for a fairer education system over the past few weeks but sealed their latest one with a kiss.
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VIDEO: Chile students vent their anger

Wednesday, July 6th 2011, 19:32

Students in Chile clash with police after president's announcement.
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Chile offers $4bn education fund

Wednesday, July 6th 2011, 10:07

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera proposes the creation of a $4bn (£2.5bn) fund to help relieve student debt and improve education.
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Argentina aid for volcano region

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 10:05
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez unveils economic measures to help the south of the country affected by volcanic ash from neighbouring Chile.
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VIDEO: Student march in Chile turns violent

Friday, July 1st 2011, 9:41
related places: Santiago

Police use tear gas to try to disperse demonstrators on the streets of the Chilean capital, Santiago, after anti-government march turns violent.
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VIDEO: Volcanic ash is turned into bricks

Friday, June 24th 2011, 19:45
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentine wants to build houses for the poor with bricks made of ashes from Chilean volcano.
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