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Jara banned for Cavani incident

Sunday, June 28th 2015, 21:37

Chile's Gonzalo Jara is banned for three matches for appearing to poke his finger against Edinson Cavani's backside.
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Santiago declares smog emergency

Monday, June 22nd 2015, 11:37
related places: Santiago

Chile declares an environmental emergency in the capital, Santiago, as air pollution reaches "critical levels" ahead of the Copa America quarter finals.
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Chile woman 'bore calcified foetus'

Saturday, June 20th 2015, 10:38

Doctors in Chile say that a woman has been carrying a calcified foetus for some 50 years, in a rare phenomenon known as a lithopedion.
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Chile 2-0 Ecuador

Friday, June 12th 2015, 1:39
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Hosts Chile begin their quest for a maiden Copa America title with a 2-0 victory over Ecuador in Santiago.
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Chile law against football hooligans

Tuesday, June 9th 2015, 19:44

Chile's government passes a law imposing tougher sanctions on violence and racism at football matches ahead of the forthcoming Copa America.
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Neruda death probe inconclusive

Thursday, May 28th 2015, 20:04

New tests on the remains of the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda say they have found no conclusive evidence he was poisoned.
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Trapping humidity out of fog in Chile

Saturday, May 16th 2015, 23:32

The netting capturing water in Chile's desert
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Two die during Chile student protest

Thursday, May 14th 2015, 23:02

Two young men have been shot dead during a student protest in Chile, according to officials.
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Chilean leader appoints new cabinet

Monday, May 11th 2015, 16:50

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet names a new cabinet as she seeks to overcome a fall in popularity and a series of political scandals.
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Chile president asks cabinet to quit

Thursday, May 7th 2015, 5:55

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet says she has asked all her ministers to resign and she will choose a new cabinet in the coming days.
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VIDEO: The row over Chile's 'abortion tutorials'

Thursday, May 7th 2015, 0:11

Chile's unusual campaign prompts intense debate
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VIDEO: Chile volcano erupts for third time

Friday, May 1st 2015, 4:04
related places: Calbuco

More than 2,000 people have been forced from their homes after Chile's Calbuco volcano erupted for the third time in eight days.
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Chile's Calbuco volcano erupts again

Thursday, April 30th 2015, 22:52
related places: Calbuco

The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile erupts for the third time in eight days, sending a large plume of dark grey smoke and ash into the air.
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Chile volcano prompts new evacuation

Wednesday, April 29th 2015, 10:25
related places: Calbuco

As the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile again spews ash following two eruptions last week, people are evacuated from the surrounding towns.
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Chile town covered by volcanic ash

Monday, April 27th 2015, 10:18
related places: Calbuco

Residents of the Chilean town of Ensenada are trying to save their livestock and their homes after tonnes of ash from the Calbuco volcano rained down.
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VIDEO: Clean-up after Chile's Calbuco volcano

Monday, April 27th 2015, 1:49
related places: Calbuco

Clean-up efforts are continuing in Chile, after the Calbuco volcano erupted on Thursday.
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VIDEO: Chile volcano ash buries farmland

Sunday, April 26th 2015, 11:14
related places: Calbuco

Residents in the foothills of the Calbuco volcano in Chile survey the damage caused by its eruption.
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VIDEO: Warning over Chile's Calbuco volcano

Saturday, April 25th 2015, 7:32
related places: Calbuco

People living close to the Calbuco volcano in the south of Chile have been warned that it might erupt again at some point soon.
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Chile volcano causes flight problems

Friday, April 24th 2015, 15:56
related places: Calbuco

The eruption of the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile is causing many international flights to be delayed or cancelled.
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Chile town blanketed in volcanic ash

Friday, April 24th 2015, 9:19
related places: Calbuco

Residents and emergency workers in southern Chile clear ash that has rained down on towns near the Calbuco volcano.
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Evacuation as Chile volcano erupts

Thursday, April 23rd 2015, 15:01
related places: Calbuco

The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile erupts twice in a few hours after lying dormant for decades, forcing the evacuation of thousands.
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VIDEO: Timelapse footage of Chile volcano

Thursday, April 23rd 2015, 13:55
related places: Calbuco

The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile has erupted twice in the space of a few hours - having lain dormant for decades.
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VIDEO: Calbuco volcano erupts in Chile

Thursday, April 23rd 2015, 1:49
related places: Calbuco

The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile has erupted for the first time in more than four decades.
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US trial over Chile singer's killing

Wednesday, April 15th 2015, 22:52
related countries: United States United States

A US judge orders a former Chilean army officer face trial in connection with the killing of folk singer Victor Jara as the military regime took power.
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Chile recognises same-sex unions

Monday, April 13th 2015, 23:35

Chile's President Michelle Bachelet signs into law a bill recognising civil unions between same-sex couples.
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Chile prisoners 'extorted Spaniards'

Friday, April 10th 2015, 18:58
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish police break up an extortion ring run by Chilean jail inmates who allegedly cold-called Spanish civilians demanding kidnap ransoms.
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VIDEO: Daredevil hits target in wingsuit stunt

Wednesday, April 8th 2015, 8:46

Wingsuit daredevil Sebastian Alvarez has been showing off his flying skills by smashing through a Chilean flag on the side of a mountain.
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Volcano sirens 'confuse' Chileans

Monday, April 6th 2015, 12:23

Residents of a Chilean town near an active volcano say they were confused when the town's sirens rang on Sunday "as a preventative measure".
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Growing fears for Chile flood missing

Sunday, April 5th 2015, 14:34

The death toll from Chile's floods has risen to 25, rescue workers say, amid growing concern for the 125 people still missing.
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Wednesday, April 1st 2015, 11:18
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Bolivia's Defence Minister Jorge Ledezma is sacked after he travelled to neighbouring Chile wearing a top with a controversial motto.
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