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We have started to collect the most important news related to Chile in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Tortured Chilean wins compensation

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 15:09

An 80-year-old exile wins compensation from the Chilean state over torture he suffered 40 years ago under General Pinochet, in a landmark legal battle.
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The homophobic murder that changed Chile

Tuesday, October 29th 2013, 1:36

The homophobic murder that turned the tide in Chile
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Four sentenced over Chile gay murder

Monday, October 28th 2013, 19:02
related places: Santiago

A man in Chile is sentenced to life in jail for the murder of Daniel Zamudio, a gay man who was brutally attacked in a park in Santiago in March 2012.
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Chile widows sue Communist leader

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 23:49

Soldiers' widows take legal action against Chile's Communist leader, who said his party approved a 1986 attack on General Pinochet, in which their husbands died.
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Chile men convicted over gay murder

Friday, October 18th 2013, 0:47
related places: Santiago

A court in Chile convicts four men for torturing and beating to death 24-year-old gay man Daniel Zamudio in a Santiago park in March.
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VIDEO: Mapuche protest turns violent

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 3:57
related places: Santiago

Around 700 members and supporters of Chile's indigenous Mapuche community have marched in Santiago in an attempt to have their ancestral lands returned to them.
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Chile Death Caravan general suicide

Saturday, September 28th 2013, 21:22

Former Chilean general and director of intelligence during Pinochet's rule Odlanier Mena kills himself while on weekend release from prison.
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One Chilean's long quest for justice

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 23:00

How torture under Chile's military regime ruined one man's life
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Hundreds arrested in Chile clashes

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 15:26

More than 250 people are arrested in Chile after protesters marking the 40th anniversary of the 1973 military coup clash with police.
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Clashes in Chile as 1973 coup marked

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 14:36
related places: Santiago

Dozens of people are arrested in the Chilean capital Santiago during protests marking the 40th anniversary of the 1973 military coup.
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In pictures: The military coup in Chile

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 6:14

Photographs of the 1973 coup which ousted Salvador Allende
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Joy amidst pain: Singing in detention

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 23:51

The Chilean choir founded in detention
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Chile still split over Pinochet legacy

Monday, September 9th 2013, 10:44

Chile commemorates the Pinochet coup
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Man survives four-month Andes ordeal

Monday, September 9th 2013, 7:54
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Uruguay Uruguay

A Uruguayan man who went missing in May while trying to cross the Andes mountains from Chile to Argentina is found alive, officials say.
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The Chilean muralists who defied Pinochet

Friday, September 6th 2013, 0:23

The artists' collective that defied Chile's dictator
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Chile judges apologise for past role

Wednesday, September 4th 2013, 23:51

Chile's judiciary makes an unprecedented apology for failing victims of abuse during the military rule of Gen Pinochet in the 1970s and 1980s.
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VIDEO: Alma telescope crew go on strike

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 12:28

Technicians and administrators at the world's largest radio telescope, the Alma observatory in Chile's Atacama desert, have gone on strike.
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Alma telescope workers go on strike

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 0:47

Workers at Chile's Alma telescope, the world's largest radio telescope, go on strike to demand better pay and working conditions.
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Chile abduction-row official quits

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 9:26

Chile's election chief quits days after he admitted handing over for adoption the son of two murdered left-wing activists after the 1973 coup.
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VIDEO: Condors freed after poisoning scare

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 4:50

Endangered condors have been released back into the wild high up in Chile's Andes.
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Chile priest faces jail in sex case

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 9:32

A 53-year-old Chilean priest faces 15 years in jail after being convicted of sexually abusing teenagers at a young people's home.
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Ex-army chief admits Chile adoption

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 15:48

Chile's former army chief admits handing over for adoption the son of murdered left-wing activists after Augusto Pinochet's 1973 coup.
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Strike at Chilean copper mine ends

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 16:33

Some 2,500 workers at Chile's Escondida copper mine return to work after a 24-hour stoppage over pay, but say operations may be halted again.
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Strike closes world's top copper mine

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 23:23

Some 2,500 workers at the Escondida mine in northern Chile begin an unannounced strike over pay and conditions.
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Chile investigates condor deaths

Tuesday, August 13th 2013, 0:46
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Health authorities are trying to find out what poisoned at least 20 condors in the Andes mountain range between Chile and Argentina.
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Spain rail crash: 'No malfunction'

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 13:59
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Compostela, Santiago

Spanish railways did not receive any report of a technical fault before the disastrous derailment last month, a railway boss says.
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Chile may annul 'flawed' 2012 census

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 3:49

The Chilean government has been advised to annul the latest census, taken in 2012, because it failed to account for nearly 10% of the population.
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