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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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Death toll from Chile floods rises

Monday, March 30th 2015, 17:51

The number of people killed in flash floods in northern Chile rises to 17 while the search continues for 20 people still missing.
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Brazil 1-0 Chile

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 16:07
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Roberto Firmino's goal helps Brazil extend their winning run to eight matches at the expense of Chile at Emirates Stadium.
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Rescued Chilean miner loses home

Saturday, March 28th 2015, 22:03

A Chilean miner who was trapped underground for 69 days in 2010 has lost his home in flash floods in the Atacama desert region.
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Flooding hits Chile desert region

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 5:49

Flash floods in one of the driest regions in the world - Chile's Atacama desert - leave two people dead and 24 missing, officials say.
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Chile declares forest fires alert

Tuesday, March 24th 2015, 23:28

Chile declares a national alert as wildfires sweep through three national parks and reserves in the middle of a long drought.
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Hundreds protest over Chile bishop

Saturday, March 21st 2015, 19:25

Hundreds of people in Chile try to stop the ordination of Catholic Bishop Juan Barros, accusing him of covering up a sex abuse scandal.
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Chile's Villarrica volcano spews ash

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 10:27
related places: Villarrica

Chile's Villarrica volcano shows renewed activity following an eruption on 3 March which prompted the evacuation of thousands of people.
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Chile forest fire 'under control'

Monday, March 16th 2015, 16:02
related places: Valparaiso

Firefighters in Chile say they have contained a huge forest fire raging around the port city of Valparaiso that has been burning for days.
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VIDEO: Forest fire rages in Chile

Saturday, March 14th 2015, 18:05
related places: Valparaiso

A forest fire in Chile is threatening the town of Valparaiso, from where more than 4,000 people have been evacuated.
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Thousands flee Chile forest fire

Saturday, March 14th 2015, 5:33
related places: Valparaiso

Chile declares a state of emergency as a raging forest fire near the city of Valparaiso forces thousands of people to flee their homes.
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Peru recalls ambassador to Chile

Saturday, March 7th 2015, 20:25
related countries: Peru Peru

The Peruvian government recalls its ambassador to Chile after accusing its southern neighbour of military espionage.
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VIDEO: Dramatic volcanic eruption in Chile

Tuesday, March 3rd 2015, 22:26
related places: Villarrica

The Villarrica volcano in southern Chile has erupted, spewing ash and lava up to 1,000m (3,300ft) into the air.
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Chile's Villarrica volcano erupts

Tuesday, March 3rd 2015, 12:50

The Villarrica volcano, one of the most active in South America, erupts in southern Chile, spewing ash and lava into the air.
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VIDEO: Volcano eruption puts Chile on alert

Tuesday, March 3rd 2015, 10:27
related places: Pucon, Villarrica

The Villarrica volcano in southern Chile has been throwing out jets of lava from its crater, putting the town of Pucon on high alert.
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Chilean girl appeals to president

Sunday, March 1st 2015, 8:03

A 14-year-old girl suffering from cystic fibrosis asks Chile's president to allow her to die in an online video viewed by thousands of people.
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Son of Chilean president resigns

Saturday, February 14th 2015, 6:32

The son of Chile's President Michelle Bachelet resigns as head of a government charity after being accused of influence peddling.
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VIDEO: Andes plane 'found' 50 years after crash

Sunday, February 8th 2015, 8:32

Mountaineers in Chile say they have discovered the wreckage of a plane that went missing more than 50 years ago.
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Humberstone: A Chilean ghost town's English past

Sunday, February 8th 2015, 1:03
related places: Humberstone

The rise and fall of Chile's Humberstone
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Chile proposes to end abortion ban

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 23:01

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet announces plans to end a total ban on abortions in the predominantly Roman Catholic country.
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Mission to Venezuela denied access

Sunday, January 25th 2015, 22:09
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Lopez

The Venezuelan authorities prevent the former presidents of Chile and Colombia from visiting jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez.
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Chile to reopen Neruda death inquiry

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 5:15

Chile announces a fresh investigation into the death of Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda, as suspicions persist that he was poisoned.
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Chile torture victims fight to be heard

Tuesday, November 25th 2014, 1:04

Seeking redress for torture on a Patagonian island
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Chilean colonels jailed for torture

Saturday, November 22nd 2014, 0:00

Two retired Chilean colonels - Ramon Caceres and Edgar Ceballos - are jailed for torturing the father of President Michelle Bachelet in 1973.
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Chile political prisoners get $7.5m

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 0:30

A Chilean court orders the state to pay millions of dollars to a group of former political prisoners held on an isolated island during military rule.
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Chasing the sun in Chile

Sunday, November 16th 2014, 21:57

Can solar-powered cars lead to green revolution in F1?
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Chile plants cannabis for medicinal use

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 18:50

Chile allows first medical marijuana plant
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Chile marches against education bill

Saturday, October 25th 2014, 21:15

Tens of thousands of parents in Chile march against the government's planned education bill which would phase out subsidised schools.
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