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News: Chile

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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Chile: news

UN attacks Chile's action on Mapuche

Wednesday, July 31st 2013, 0:04

A senior United Nations official has criticised the Chilean government for using anti-terrorist legislation against the Mapuche indigenous minority.
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Mass for Spanish train crash dead

Monday, July 29th 2013, 21:10
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Compostela, Santiago

Members of Spain's royal family attend a Mass in Santiago de Compostela for the 79 people who died in a train crash the north-western city.
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VIDEO: Spanish train crash driver charged

Monday, July 29th 2013, 5:17
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Compostela, Santiago

The driver of the train that crashed near the Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela, killing 79 people, has been provisionally charged with multiple cases of reckless homicide.
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Chile cathedral shut in abortion row

Saturday, July 27th 2013, 7:01
related places: Santiago

The Catholic cathedral in the Chilean capital Santiago is to remain closed for five days after it was vandalised by pro-abortion activists.
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'Murder' claim roils Chile campaign

Saturday, July 27th 2013, 0:10

A Chilean lawyer wants charges against the father of the conservative presidential candidate for the murder of her rival's father.
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Chile chooses conservative candidate

Sunday, July 21st 2013, 1:23

The governing conservative bloc in Chile appoints outspoken politician Evelyn Matthei to run against former President Michelle Bachelet.
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Chile presidential candidate resigns

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 0:31

Chile's conservative presidential candidate, Pablo Longueira, withdraws from the 17 November election campaign citing problems with depression.
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Amnesty urges Chile abortion rethink

Friday, July 12th 2013, 8:33

Amnesty urges Chile to allow a pregnant 11-year-old rape victim the option of an abortion, days after she said she would have the child.
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US allies demand answers over spying

Thursday, July 11th 2013, 9:15
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Mexico Mexico, United States United States

US allies Mexico, Brazil, Colombia and Chile join the chorus of disapproval over allegations that the US is conducting widespread espionage.
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Neruda remains to be tested in Spain

Wednesday, July 10th 2013, 17:23
related countries: Spain Spain

A Chilean judge orders that bone samples from the deceased Nobel prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda be sent to Spain for fresh toxicology tests.
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Pinera stokes Chile abortion row

Wednesday, July 10th 2013, 9:25

Chile's President Pinera outrages his critics by praising the maturity of a pregnant 11-year-old rape victim who says she is happy to have the child.
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VIDEO: Huge waves hit Chile and Peru

Friday, July 5th 2013, 23:41
related countries: Peru Peru

Waves as big as 22 ft (7m) hit parts of Chile with coastal areas on alert across parts of South America's coast.
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Chile's Bachelet in primary comeback

Monday, July 1st 2013, 1:49

Chilean ex-President Michelle Bachelet secures a place in November's presidential election by winning a primary for her left-wing opposition bloc.
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Chile students held in school raids

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 21:16
related places: Santiago

Chilean police arrest 122 people, many of them teenagers, after raiding schools occupied by students in Santiago, amid protests against education reforms.
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Chile to extradite Argentine judge

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 21:10
related countries: Argentina Argentina

The Chilean Supreme Court approves the extradition of former Argentine judge Otilio Romano, accused of human rights abuses under the military government.
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No Spain trial for Chile agents

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 2:31
related countries: Spain Spain

Chilean judges recommend dropping the extradition to Spain of six agents accused of killing a Spanish diplomat in 1976.
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Pellegrini named Man City manager

Friday, June 14th 2013, 17:30

Manchester City appoint Chilean coach Manuel Pellegrini as their new manager after he signs a three-year contract.
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VIDEO: Dogs and owners run race in Chile

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 14:43
related places: Vina del Mar

More than 800 dogs and their owners take part in a 1.4km (0.9 miles) race in Vina del Mar, a coastal city in Chile.
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VIDEO: Global trade in Chilean tarantulas

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 16:01

A Chilean spider enthusiast had established a flourishing business exporting tarantulas around the world.
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Lights out at Chilean love hotel

Saturday, June 1st 2013, 18:00

Chile's most famous love hotel shuts its doors for good
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VIDEO: Evacuations after volcano alert

Thursday, May 30th 2013, 17:16
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Officials in Chile and Argentina have ordered the evacuation of areas near the Copahue volcano following a red alert warning of a very high chance of an imminent eruption.
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VIDEO: Man spits at presidential candidate

Wednesday, May 29th 2013, 16:45
related places: Arica

Police in Chile arrest a man for spitting on presidential candidate Michelle Bachelet as she campaigned in the country's northern Arica region ahead of November's elections.
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Chile and Argentina on volcano alert

Tuesday, May 28th 2013, 10:42

Chile and Argentina order the evacuation of some 3,000 people living near the Copahue volcano, which has been showing increasing signs of activity.
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Barrick Gold fined for Chile project

Friday, May 24th 2013, 22:42

Chilean authorities fine the world's largest gold mining company, Barrick Gold Corp, more than $16m for environmental offences at an Andean mine.
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Latam "gang of four" scrap tariffs

Thursday, May 23rd 2013, 23:00
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Peru Peru

Four countries in Latin America - Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru - have agreed to scrap most of the tariffs on trade between their four countries.
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Unmasking Chile's hooded protesters

Wednesday, May 22nd 2013, 1:25

Spotlight on Chile's masked protest movement
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VIDEO: Chile coast littered with dead animals

Friday, May 17th 2013, 23:18

Hundreds of birds and marine animals wash up on the Chilean coast, raising fears fishermen might be flouting a ban on blast fishing.
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Chile students resume protests

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 19:57

Tens of thousands of students in Chile resume their protests for free education as riot police say they have been attacked with petrol bombs.
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